Active Transportation: Central Valley Region

Active Transportation Program – Tulare County Association of Governments
Who is Eligible

Tulare County Association of Governments (TCAG) member agencies.

What it Funds

Sidewalks, bike lanes, trails, Safe Routes to School programs, and plans for walking and bicycling.

When to Apply

Next call for projects will occur in December 2018 after California Transportation Commission’s announcement of funded projects under the statewide Active Transportation Program.

Available Funds

$2.2 million over 4 years.

Award Size


Small

Level of Effort to Apply


Low

Competitiveness

6 out of 23 proposals funded (2015).

Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Grant – Tulare County Association of Governments
Who is Eligible

Tulare County Association of Governments (TCAG) member agencies and local transit districts.

What it Funds

Transportation projects or programs that contribute to meeting national ambient air quality standards by relieving congestion and improving air quality.

When to Apply

Pending funding availability. The next call for projects is anticipated in 2021.

Available Funds

$8 million (2017). Priority is given to projects that are programmed to receive Measure R funds.

Award Size


Small to Medium

Level of Effort to Apply


Medium

Competitiveness

15 out of 22 proposals funded (2017).

Measure K Bicycles, Pedestrians, Safe Routes to School and Smart Growth Program – San Joaquin County Association of Governments
Who is Eligible

San Joaquin County Association of Governments (SJCOG) member jurisdictions, the San Joaquin Regional Transit District, and the San Joaquin Regional Rail Commission.

What it Funds

Bicycle commuter facilities, pedestrian and bicycle recreational facilities, traffic calming features, crosswalks, pedestrian/bicycle bridges, Safe Routes to School projects, transit amenities, infill development, neighborhood revitalization, and downtown improvements.

When to Apply

Request for proposals announced every 2-4 years in spring with applications typically due in December and approved in February. Next call for proposals is anticipated in Spring 2021.

Available Funds

$19.63 million available in the most recent application cycle (2017), with a minimum of $3.85 million for the Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Safe Routes to School Competitive Program and a minimum of $7.78 million for the Smart Growth Incentive Program.

Award Size


Small to Medium

Level of Effort to Apply


Low

Competitiveness

21 out of 40 proposals funded (2017/2018).

Regional Sustainable Infrastructure Planning Grant Program – Fresno Council of Governments
Who is Eligible

Fresno Council of Governments (FCOG) member agencies, transit agencies, and Native American tribal governments. Nonprofits and community-based organizations may apply as a partner entity.

What it Funds

Active transportation, shared mobility, transit-oriented development, Safe Routes to Schools, town center, safety (vision zero), climate adaptation, transit station, other similar plans and studies.

When to Apply

The most recent application cycle closes in June 2019 with recommended projects identified and pending commission approval by April 2019.

Available Funds

$150,000 (2019/2020).

Award Size


Small

Level of Effort to Apply


Medium

Competitiveness

2 out of 3 proposals funded (2018/2019).

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