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Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities (5310) Program


Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program

The Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program (49 USC, Section 5310) is also known as the FTA §5310 Program. The program:

  • promotes the development and maintenance of a network of transportation services for seniors and individuals with disabilities throughout the state, in partnership with local stakeholders
  • promotes public transportation projects that decrease the reliance of individuals with disabilities on ADA complementary paratransit services
  • provides technical assistance to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and safety of §5310 transit providers

Virtual Public Workshops

The §5310 program is intended to fully integrate with other federal, state, and local resources and programs that are designed to serve similar populations. The way we do this is through regionally developed public transportation coordination plans and public workshops.


The public workshops provide an opportunity to gather input from a diverse group of local stakeholders and the public to assist TxDOT in making decisions regarding the Federal Funding for the 5310 Program and identify how we can best use our resources to serve the mobility needs of the community. We are seeking the participation of, seniors, individuals with disabilities, representatives of public, private, and nonprofit transportation and human service providers andother members of the public who share TxDOT’s goal of improving the local mobility services for seniors and individuals with disabilities.

Eligible Recipients

Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities grants are awarded to nonprofit organizations, local public entities serving rural (under 50,000 population) and small urban (population of less than 200,000) areas. Private taxi companies that provide shared-ride taxi service to the public or to special categories of users (such as seniors or individuals with disabilities) on a regular basis are also eligible recipients.

Virtual Public Workshops 

Click on the district links below to be directed to the district workshop site for your region where you can find information about the meeting, information on how to log on, and materials, such as a comment card and a survey,  to provide your comments. The agendas below also provide information on how to participate in the virtual public workshops.

District Date Location Agenda

Agenda - 

Spanish

 

Paris/Atlanta

12/01/20

10 a.m.

 

WebEX

 

 

 

Fort Worth/Dallas

Bryan/Lufkin

12/02/20

10 a.m.

1 p.m.

 

WebEX

WebEX

 

 

 

 

Houston/Beaumont

12/03/20

1 p.m.

 

WebEX

 

 

 

El Paso/Odessa

Childress/Wichita Falls

12/08/20

10 a.m.

1 p.m.

 

WebEX

WebEX

 

 

 

Waco/Brownwood

12/09/20

10 a.m.

 

WebEX

 

 

 

San Angelo/Brownwood

12/11/20

1 p.m.

 

WebEX

 

 

 

Tyler

Yoakum

12/15/20

10 a.m.

1 p.m.

 

WebEX

WebEX

 

 

 

Austin

12/16/20

10 a.m.

 

WebEX

 

 

 

Corpus Christi

Pharr

12/17/20

10 a.m

1 p.m.

 

WebEX

WebEX

 

 

 

San Antonio

01/06/21

1 p.m.

 

WebEX

 

 

 

Laredo

Abilene

01/07/21

10 a.m.

1 p.m.

 

WebEX

WebEX

 

 

 

Amarillo

01/12/21

10 a.m.

 

WebEX

 

 

 

Lubbock

01/13/21

1 p.m.

 

WebEX

 

 

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Austin, TX 78701

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