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Section 5317 – New Freedom Program

FUNDING FOR THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE. INFORMATION IS BEING DISPLAYED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.

This program provides planning, operating, and capital assistance to new projects, developed after August 2005, that go beyond the Americans with Disabilities Act to enhance access to transportation for persons with disabilities.   This Section develops the State Management Plan for administering these funds and develops a Program of Projects to submit for funding to FTA.  Requirements for monitoring are still being developed.

Type of Assistance: Capital, Operating and Planning

Eligibility: Non-profit and public transit agencies

Amounts Available: Approximately $850,000 per year

Match Requirement: Capital and Planning – 80% federal, 20% local  Operating – 50% federal, 50% local

Grant Application Period: The 2013 application period now CLOSED, but will remain available online for reference only! The deadline to submit an application was 4:00 p.m. (CST) Wednesday, March 7, 2012. Click here to view the Application and Instructions Manual in Microsoft Word format.

 

Contact Information

Steven Alexander
Administrative Officer     
Email: Steven.Alexander@arkansashighways.com
Phone: (501) 569-2561
Fax: (501) 569-2476

 

 

 

 

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