March 15, 2021

The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County is accepting applications postmarked no later than April 26, 2021 for the Federal Transit Administration 5310 Grant Program for Federal Fiscal Year 2021.

The total funding available for the two-year award cycle is $821,333. This grant administered through the RTC is available for programs in the Reno/Sparks urbanized area of Washoe County for transportation services planned, designed, and carried out to meet the special transportation needs of seniors and individuals with disabilities. Eligible applicants must be private non-profit, private for-profit, or local governmental authorities.

Section 5310 funds are available for capital and operating expenses to support the provision of transportation services to enhance the specific needs of elderly persons and persons with disabilities. All projects must be situated in the Reno/Sparks, Washoe County urban area and considered filling a need in the RTC Coordinated Transportation Plan.

Interested applicants should review the Call for Projects details at https://www.rtcwashoe.com/public-transportation/accessibility-5310-grant-program-information/.