Call for Projects
The Bannock Transportation Planning Organization the Metropolitan Planning Organization in Pocatello Idaho, announces a call for projects in the Pocatello-Chubbuck Urbanized area for Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities program funds for fiscal years 2018, 2019, 2020. Applications for the Elderly Individuals and Individuals with Disabilities projects consistent with the approval Public Transit – Human Service Plan are being accepted. Applications can be for capital and non-capital type projects.
The amount of funds available for 2018 to 2020 period is $236,000. Eligible Recipients are local government authorities, private non-profit organizations, operators of public transportation that receive a Federal Transit Administration grant indirectly through a recipient. Elderly Individuals and Individuals with Disabilities Program seeks to fill gaps in transportation services for persons with a disability, elderly populations and person with low-income. These transportation needs were identified in the Public Transportation/Human Service Coordinated Plan for the Pocatello/Chubbuck Urbanized Area. A copy of the plan is available at http://www.bannockplanning.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/PTHSplan.pdf
The funds can be used to support up to 80 percent (an 80/20 match) for capital projects and not more than 50 percent (a 50/50 match) of project costs for operating assistance. The application deadline is January 13, 2017.
Download application FY 2017 – 2020 FTA 5310 Application