Bay Area Active Transportation Program (ATP) – Metropolitan Transportation Commission
Who is Eligible

Cities, counties, tribes, MPOs, transit agencies, school districts, nonprofits (rec trails only) located in MTC member counties. Applications must have been submitted through the statewide program to be considered for this MTC program.

What it Funds

Sidewalks, bike lanes, trails, safe routes to school programs, and plans for walking and bicycling.

When to Apply

The application deadline is typically concurrent with the Statewide Active Transportation Program deadlines, which occur every two years. The most recent application period closed September 15, 2020.

Available Funds

$37 million (2021)

Award Size


Small, Medium, and Large

Level of Effort to Apply


Low to Medium

Competitiveness

6 of 72 applications recommended for funding (2018).

One Bay Area Grant 2 (OBAG 2) Program – Metropolitan Transportation Commission
Who is Eligible

Public agencies, cities, counties, and transit agencies within the nine Bay Area Counties must submit proposals through the County Transportation Agency (CTA) that represents their jurisdiction.

What it Funds

Streetscape enhancements, bicycle and pedestrian improvements, safe routes to school projects, and transportation planning.

When to Apply

To be determined. Check Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) webpage for updates.

Available Funds

$368 Million over 5 years (2017 to 2022).

Award Size

To be determined

Level of Effort to Apply

To be determined

Competitiveness
To be determined
One Bay Area Grant: Priority Conservation Area (PCA) Grant for Peninsula, South Bay, and East Bay Counties – Metropolitan Transportation Commission
Who is Eligible

Cities, towns, counties, congestion management agencies, tribes, special districts, land trusts, and nonprofits. Projects must be located in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, San Mateo, and/or Santa Clara Counties.

What it Funds

Projects that provide or enhance bicycle and pedestrian access to open space/parkland resources.

When to Apply

The most recent funding cycle closed in July 2019.

Available Funds

Approximately $10 million is available, with grants ranging from $100,000 to $1 million.

Award Size


Small

Level of Effort to Apply


Medium

Competitiveness
To be determined
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