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Section 5310 Funding

The Commission coordinates with Milwaukee County and WisDOT to administer the Section 5310 program, which provides funding to enhance the mobility of seniors and people with disabilities.

Section 5310 Program

The Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program provides Federal funding to improve mobility for seniors and people with disabilities. See the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Circular 9070.1G for complete information on the Section 5310 program.

The Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (Commission), in coordination with Milwaukee County staff, developed a Program Management and Recipient Coordination Plan and Section 5310 Application Guidelines, which explain project eligibility, describe the procedures for administering the Section 5310 program, and serve as a guide for the application process. In addition, a Frequently Asked Questions document is available for guidance while completing the application and addresses common concerns raised during previous application cycles.

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Application Period Now Open

The Commission, in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) and Milwaukee County, is pleased to announce the availability of Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program for two years of funding—calendar years 2025 and 2026. This program is funded by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) as authorized under 49 U.S.C. § 5310 (CFDA 20.521).

The Section 5310 application files for 2025 and 2026, including additional documents and information that supplement the application, can be downloaded and viewed below.

The application files contain information specific to the agency and to each project type. Detailed application information is available in the Section 5310 Guidelines, which explain how to fill out and complete the other required documents that need to be provided with the application.

Applications and all other supporting documents must be submitted electronically via email to the Commission Section 5310 program managers. Applications are due by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, September 9, 2024.

Applications will be reviewed and evaluated during Fall of 2024. Successful applicants who will be awarded Section 5310 funding will be notified by December 2024.