5310 Grant

The Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) is now accepting applications for the FTA’s Section 5310 – Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program. Funding for this program is available from the FTA’s Federal Fiscal Year 2022 apportionment to SARTA as the State designated recipient.  

Projects that may be funded by this program must be included in the Updated Human Services-Public Transit Coordinated Transportation Plan for the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority and the Stark County Area Transportation Study. For more information on the plan, see link below (Final Coordination Plan).

The application package and the transportation coordination plan are available from SARTA’s website at www.SARTAonline.com.  For questions concerning the application, you can contact Michael Brand, Grants Manager by email at mbrand@sartaonline.com. These documents are also available for downloading from the Stark County Area Transportation Study (SCATS) website at www.rpc.starkcountyohio.gov.

All projects require a local financial share. Potential project applicants are encouraged to review the application package carefully for project requirements and eligibility.

Applications may be delivered electronically through email to mbrand@sartaonline.com and kblucas@starkcountohio.gov. They can all be delivered directly or delivery service to 201 3rd St. NE, Canton, OH 44702 , and must be postmarked by midnight on June 24th, 2022. Applications not received by this deadline will be returned unopened and not considered for funding. Also, incomplete applications will not be considered for funding. 

Michael Brand

Grants Manager