FTA Grant Programs

STATEWIDE TRANSPORTATION PLANNING OFFICE FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION (FTA) FORMULA GRANT PROGRAMS

 

49 U.S.C. SECTION 5310

ENHANCED MOBILITY OF SENIORS AND INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES

 

ANNOUNCING AVAILABILITY OF 2019 APPLICATION FOR FTA 5310 GRANT PROGRAM


Please provide one (1) original + three (3) copies of the completed application.

All completed applications must be postmarked or received at the address listed below by 2:00 pm, Friday, June 7, 2019.

Statewide Transportation Planning Office
200 Rodgers Boulevard
Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
Attn:  Section 5310 Application

 

Program Description:

The FTA 5310 Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program provides formula funding to states for the purpose of assisting eligible subrecipients in meeting the transportation needs of elderly and people with disabilities when the transportation service provided is unavailable, insufficient, or inappropriate to meeting these needs. The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is the agency designated by the Governor to administer this Section 5310 Program federal funding with oversight from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).

Subrecipients eligible to apply for the FTA 5310 Program include:

  1. Private nonprofit organizations
  2. States or local government authorities
  3. Operators of public

 

Subrecipient Selection:

Subrecipients are awarded vehicles through a competitive application process.

 

FTA 5310 Program Funding:

Participation in the program allows vehicles to be purchased at an 80% Federal and 20% Subrecipient share per vehicle and are subject to HDOT federal compliance oversight which includes:

  1. Vehicle maintenance records
  2. Site visits
  3. Reporting
  4. Title VI
  5. Limited English Proficiency

 

HDOT offers the following vehicle types for acquisition:

 

  • Minivan with 1 or 2 wheelchair position(s)
  • 10 passengers (includes driver) Mid Roof Van with 2 wheelchair positions
  • 15 passengers (includes driver) Mid Roof Van
  • 15 passengers (includes driver) Cutaway Van with 3 wheelchair positions

 

Any questions on this matter should be addressed to:

 

Ryan Fujii
Statewide Transportation Planning Office 200 Rodgers Boulevard
Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
Office phone: (808) 831-7984
Fax: (808) 831-7995
Email: [email protected]

 

2018 FTA 5310 Selected Subrecipients

 

Arc of Maui County

Catholic Charities Hawaii

Hale Makua Health Services

Hawaii County Economic Opportunity Council Kona Adult Day Care Center

Maui Economic Opportunity Inc. (MEO) Opportunities and Resources, Inc.

ORI Anuenue Hale, Inc.

Responsive Caregivers of Hawaii

 

Vehicle De-obligation form
Quarterly reporting form

 

49 U.S.C. 5311(b)(3) Rural Transportation Assistance Program (RTAP) Scholarship Program


Program Description:

The Rural Transit Assistance Program provides a source of funding to assist in the design and implementation of training and technical assistance projects and other support services tailored to meet the needs of transit operators in nonurbanized areas.

Subrecipients Eligible to apply for the RTAP program include:

1.     States,
2.     Local government, and
3.     providers of rural transit services.

Eligible activities:

States may use RTAP funds to support nonurbanized transit activities in four categories:

  1. training,
  2. technical assistance,
  3. research, and
  4. related support services.

 

No deadline for RTAP Scholarship Applications

RTAP Scholarship applications are accepted at any time and are evaluated case by case