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									     Paratransit Grants Workshop

 Funding Resources
 Application Timeline
 Project Applications
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                        Key Roles

 East-West Gateway
      Solicit Projects
      Review Project Applications
      Evaluate Projects (5310)
 MoDOT
      Coordinate Funding and Programming
      Evaluate Projects (5309, MEHTAP)
 Non-Profit Agencies and Service Providers
      Comply with All Program Requirements
      Meet All Required Timelines
              Funding Resources

 Federal Section 5310 Funds
     Elderly and Disabled Transportation Assistance
 MEHTAP
     Missouri Elderly and Handicapped
      Transportation Assistance Program
 Federal Section 5309 Funds
     Transit Capital Program
      MoDOT Program Coordinators
        & EWG Staff Liaisons
 Section 5310
     Christina.Brundin@modot.mo.gov
     Brian.Horton@ewgateway.org
 MEHTAP
     Sherrie.Martin@modot.mo.gov
 Section 5309
     Randall.Beem@modot.mo.gov
     Brian.Horton@ewgateway.org
              Important Dates

 Program workshop – March 1
 MEHTAP Applications Due – March 31
 5309 and 5310 Applications Due – April 15
 Recommendations Reviewed by EWG’s Paratransit
  Advisory Committee – Mid-May
 Review by Other Committees and Public Open
  Houses – June & Early July
 Final EWG Board Adoption – July 27
             Section 5310 –
           Application Review
 Non-Profit Agencies & State-Approved
  Local Entities
 $0.5 mil per year to MO-portion of region
 Competitive funds for fleet purchases
 Scoring criteria (100 pts. max.) used to
  develop recommended 5310 recipients
       Section 5310 – Evaluation Factors

 1) Operating Experience
      Agency Mission and Purpose (10 pts. max.)
 2) Project Need / Justification
      Overall Narrative (20 max.)
 3) Service Coordination
      Cooperative Operations (10 max.)
 4) Vehicle Replacement vs. Addition
      New (5), Expansion (10), Upgrade (15), Replace
       depleted vehicle (20), Replace inoperative vehicle(25)
       Section 5310 – Evaluation Factors
                  (continued)

 5) Recreation Trips 20% or Less
      20% or less (5), More than 20% (0)
 6) Service 5 or More Days Per Week
      5 or more days (5), Less than 5 days (0)
 7) Number of Clients Served
      Level of clients served per vehicle (5 max.)
 8) Size of Market
      Level of market (client type and service area) (5 max.)
       Section 5310 – Evaluation Factors
                  (continued)

 9) Intent to Meet Underserved Demand
      Improving inadequate or expanding services (5 max.)
 10) Availability of Other Transportation Services
      Non-duplication of paratransit services or lacking on-
       demand public transit services (10 max.)

								
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