Elderly and Persons with Disabilities Transportation Committee

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) provides grant funding through the Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Transportation Program to improve mobility for older adults and individuals with disabilities. The purpose of the Elder and Persons with Disabilities Transportation Program Committee is to develop the prioritization of applicants to receive FTA Section 5310 grant funds for capital and operating expenses in the Phoenix-Mesa Urbanized Area (UZA).


FY 2017 MAG Region Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program for the Phoenix-Mesa Urbanized Area Application Process

Federal Transit Administration (FTA) guidelines allow large urbanized areas to directly administer Section 5310 funds. The City of Phoenix Public Transit Department is now the Designated Recipient for the FTA Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Transportation Program for the Phoenix-Mesa Urbanized Area (UZA). The Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) has assumed the programming responsibilities, and coordinates the Section 5310 application process in coordination with the City of Phoenix Public Transit Department.


Notice of 2017 FTA Section 5310 Applicants for the Phoenix-Mesa Urbanized Area

Notice is hereby given that the following organizations have applied for the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Fiscal Year 2017 Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities grant program for the Phoenix-Mesa Urbanized Area: A-Making Changes, Arizona Recreation Center for the Handicapped (ARCH), Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association (AZSCIA), Benevilla, Chandler Gilbert Arc, City of Glendale, City of Phoenix, Civitan Foundation, Foothills Caring Corps, Goldensun, Gompers, Hacienda Healthcare, Horizon Health & Wellness, Independence Plus, Lifewell Behavioral Wellness, Marc Community Resources, Northern Arizona University: Civic Service Institute, Northwest Valley Connect, One Step Beyond, Tanner Community Development Corporation, The Centers for Habilitation (TCH), United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Central Arizona, Valley Metro, and VALLEYLIFE. Public comments regarding any of the agencies listed above may contact the Maricopa Association of Governments, Human Services Transportation Planner, DeDe Gaisthea, 302 N. 1st Ave, Phoenix, AZ, 85003, phone (602) 254-6300, or e-mail by clicking on the envelope to the left.


Arizona Department of Transportation FY 2017 FTA Section 5310 Notice of Funding Available

For information regarding the ADOT Section 5310 application for areas outside of the Phoenix-Mesa UZA, including the Avondale/Goodyear UZA, contact Valencia Goodson, ADOT Transit Manager, Grant Section 5310 Program at VGoodson@azdot.gov. Additional information for the ADOT section 5310 application can be found on the ADOT webpage.

The MAG regional UZA boundary map can be found at the following link.

To access the service area mapping tool please click here.


Elderly and Persons with Disabilities Transportation Committee Members

Martin Lucero, City of Surprise, Chair Robert Yabes, City of Tempe, Vice Chair
Ron Brooks, Valley Metro Wendy Miller, City of Phoenix
Laura Carter, Town of Florence Kristin Myers, Town of Gilbert
Greg Davies, City of Scottsdale Christina Plante, City of Goodyear
Matt Dudley, City of Glendale Janice Simpson, City of Avondale
Autumn Grooms, City of El Mirage Jeff Tourdot, Maricopa County
Ed Jones, City of Mesa  

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