Capital Assistance Program for Elderly Persons and Persons
with Disabilities

To provide financial assistance in meeting the transportation needs of elderly persons and persons with disabilities where public transportation services are unavailable, insufficient or inappropriate.

The Section 5310 program is designed to supplement FTA's other capital assistance programs by
funding transportation projects for elderly persons and persons with disabilities in all areas - urbanized, small urban, and rural.
Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

A typical project provided $1 million to a State that used the funds to purchase 35 accessible vehicles for 30 local subrecipients throughout the State.


Agency - Department of Transportation

The Department of Transportation's mission is to ensure fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation that meets vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future.

Office - See Appendix IV of the Catalog for the address of Federal Transit Administration's Regional Offices.

State- Designated Agency: The Governor in each State has designated a State agency to administer the Section 5310 program.
Website Address

http://www.fta.dot.gov