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 APPLICATION FOR CRRSAA (CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE AND RELIEF SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT OF 2021)  5310 GRANT FUNDS.   

ANNOUNCING AVAILABILITY OF APPLICATION FOR ARPA (AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT OF 2021) 5310 GRANT FUNDS.   

ANNOUNCING AVAILABILITY OF 2021 APPLICATION FOR FTA 5310 GRANT PROGRAM FUNDS.  Due Date: Friday, June 25, 2021

 

All mailed applications must be postmarked by no later than 2:00 PM Hawaii Standard Time on the due date. Fax or mail to the address or fax number listed below:

Hawaii Department of Transportation
Statewide Transportation Planning Office
Attn: 5310 Program Manager
200 Rodgers Boulevard
Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
Fax: (808) 831-7995  (must be legible to be acceptable)

 

PLEASE ALSO INCLUDE AN ELECTRONIC COPY OF YOUR COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE ON A FLASH DRIVE OR EMAIL ELECTRONIC COPY TO 5310 PROGRAM MANAGER.

 

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 transportation

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. Quarterly and annual 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:

Candi N. Jefferson
FTA 5310 Program Manager
Statewide Transportation Planning Office
200 Rodgers Boulevard
Honolulu, Hawaii 96819
Ph: (808) 831-7988
Fax: (808) 831-7995
Email: [email protected]

 

Subrecipients Selected to Receive 2019 FTA 5310 Grant Funding

Arc of Maui County

Catholic Charities Hawaii

County of Kauai Transportation Agency

Hale Makua Health Services

Kona Association for Retarded Citizens dba The Arc of Kona

Maui Adult Day Care Centers

Maui Economic Opportunity Inc. (MEO)

Opportunities and Resources, Inc.

ORI Anuenue Hale, Inc.

Responsive Caregivers of Hawaii

Subrecipients Selected to Receive 2020 FTA 5310 Grant Funding

Arc of Maui County

Catholic Charities Hawaii

Hale Makua Health Services

Hawaii County Economic Opportunity Council

Ka Lima O Maui, Ltd.

Kona Adult Day Center, Inc.

Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc.

Opportunities and Resources, Inc.

ORI Anuenue Hale, Inc.

Responsive Caregivers of Hawaii

Special Education Center of Hawaii, dba SECOH

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
  4. Related support services

 

No deadline for RTAP Scholarship Applications

 

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