VIA Metropolitan Transit, a designated recipient of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), has extended the application deadline for projects for FTA Section 5310, Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities to Sept. 15, 2017.

The goal of the program is to improve mobility for older adults and people with disabilities by providing alternatives when the transportation service is unavailable, insufficient, or inappropriate and expanding transportation mobility options.

VIA Metropolitan Transit is now accepting applications from organizations including state or local governmental authority, private non-profit organizations, and/or an operator of public transportation that receives a Section 5310 grant indirectly through a recipient. Grant funds are available for capital and operating expenses for approved projects.

Section 5310 application materials and additional information can be found at

The original application form and all applicable documents shall be sent via certified mail by the deadline Friday, September 15, 2017 to:

VIA Metropolitan Transit Finance Department
Attn: Lina Smith, Grant Coordinator
800 West Myrtle,
San Antonio, Texas 78212

UPDATED ON 7/19/2017