Human Services Transportation Plan & 5310

A Coordinated Public Transportation / Human Services Transportation Plan (CPT-HSTP or HSTP) provides guidance to the Lewis Clark Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization (LCVMPO) by identifying transportation needs, gaps, and barriers for individuals with disabilities, older adults and people with low incomes in the Lewis-Clark Valley. The plan addresses public opinions and concerns and utilizes demographic data provided by the US Census Bureau to determine service gaps and make improvement recommendations. This document was created in 2019 specifically to identify and prioritize the needs in the urbanized area of the Lewis Clark Valley.

This Plan identifies needs, gap, and barriers to inform priorities for Federal Transit Administration (FTA) 5310 Funding.  The 5310 program's purpose is to improve mobility for seniors and individuals with disabilities by removing barriers to transportation service and expanding transportation mobility options.  The LCVMPO is responsible to program the 5310 allocation to the Idaho side of the urbanized area (UZA).  The MPO is currently putting out a call for projects for 5310 funds for to be utilized October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2022.  

This HSTP plan was approved by the LCVMPO Policy Board on March 14, 2019.