Job Access Reverse Commute (JARC) and Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities (Section 5310) Grants

The Application for the JARC, Section 5307 and Section 5310 grant funding is now available (see below). All applications are due close of business day, Friday April 21st.

For additional assistance and application instruction, please refer to the Workshop Presentation and the Application Instructions.

Lastly, applicants are able to schedule "One on One" Sessions to ask questions regarding the application and funding process.
Please contact Morgan L. Simmons to schedule an appointment during the weeks of March 20 to 24 and March 27 to 31.

Morgan L. Simmons 
Transportation Project Planner 
Department of Transportation 
City of Winston Salem, NC 

Application Instructions [pdf/982kb/17p]
JARC Section 5307 Grant Application [pdf/644kb/19p]
Section 5310 Grant Application (REVISED) [pdf/619kb/19p]
Workshop Presentation [pdf/833kb/50p]

Here is the replacement Budget Sheet for the Section 5310 application. There is a glitch on the current Budget Sheet (page 9) of the application. Please replace the revised sheet with the ‘broken’ sheet. This only applies to the Section 5310 application.

***Replacement Budget Sheet for Section 5310 application [pdf/153kb/1p]***

The Winston-Salem Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is eligible for Job Access Reverse Commute (JARC) Section 5307 and Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities (Section 5310) funds authorized under the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act).

The Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC) program was established to address the unique transportation challenges faced by welfare recipients and low-income persons seeking to obtain and maintain employment. 

The Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities program was established to improve mobility for seniors (65 and older) and individuals with disabilities by removing barriers to transportation service and expanding transportation mobility options.

A Call for Projects for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 JARC and Enhanced Mobility for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities funds will begin Monday, March 20, 2017 and end Friday, April 21, 2017.

All applications must be received by close of business day on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. Applications received after this date and time will not be considered. Proposals may be hand-delivered, mailed or emailed at the contact person below.

A public workshop to discuss Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funding programs, application processes and procedures has been scheduled for Friday, March 17, 2017 from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., located at the City of Winston Salem- Lowery Street Facility, 2000 Lowery Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101. Please RSVP to this workshop invitation by Monday, March 13, 2017 to Morgan L. Simmons at . If unable to attend, please refer to the WSDOT webpage for presentations and materials that will be made available after the scheduled workshop.

Instructions for submitting proposals and complete specifications will be made available on the Winston Salem Department of Transportation (WSDOT) main webpage as the date of the public workshop approaches. Please check frequently for this information at

For more information about the JARC and Section 5310 grants for the Winston-Salem urban area, inquiries should be directed to:

Morgan L. Simmons
Transportation Project Planner (Transit)
Winston-Salem Metropolitan Planning Organization
Department of Transportation, Room 307
Bryce A. Stuart Municipal Building
P.O. Box 2511
100 E. First Street
Winston-Salem, NC  27102
Telephone: 336-747-6882

The Winston-Salem DOT  in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 and Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Department of Transportation, Subtitle A, Office of the Secretary, Part 21, Nondiscrimination in Federally-assisted programs of the Department of Transportation issued pursuant to such Act, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.

Public notice of public participation activities and time established for public review of and comments on the TIP will satisfy the program of projects (POP) requirements.

Any person who believes they have been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice regarding the Winston-Salem Urban Area MPO programs has a right to file a formal complaint with the Kelly Garvin, City of Winston-Salem, P.O. Box 2511, Winston-Salem, NC 27102, within one hundred and eighty (180) days following the date of the alleged discrimination occurrence.

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