Caltrans has announced the availability of remaining SAFETEA-LU funds for three federal transit grant programs.
· FTA Section 5310, Elderly and Disabled Specialized Transit Program
· FTA Section 5316, Job Access Reverse Commute
· FTA section 5317, New Freedom
The money allocated by the Caltrans allows private non-profit organizations and public agencies under certain circumstances to purchase accessible vehicles, other transportation equipment, capital projects and operating expenses to serve the elderly, individuals with special needs and the low-income population in California. Additional information on these programs is available at the Caltrans, Division of Mass Transportation’s website: http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/MassTrans/