Public Transit & Shared Mobility

Clean Mobility Options (CMO) Voucher Pilot Program: Mobility Project Vouchers – California Air Resources Board
Deadline: Beginning 9 a.m. PT October 20, 2020
Who is Eligible

Government entities, nonprofits, and California Native American Tribes. Other organizations may partner as sub-applicants.

What it Funds

Zero-emission car-sharing and ride-sharing, bike-sharing, and innovative transit services like demand-responsive transit in California’s historically under-served communities.

When to Apply

Applications for Mobility Project Vouchers will be accepted beginning 9 a.m. PT on October 20, 2020. Applications can be prepared ahead of the application window and submitted immediately at the time that the application window opens at 9 a.m. PT on October 20, 2020. Applications that meet implementation manual requirements will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

Available Funds

$19 million is currently available for the 2020 application window with $1 million for a new local Clean Shared Mobility Project and $600,000 for expansion of an existing project.

Award Size


Small

Level of Effort to Apply


Low

Competitiveness

This is the first round of the Voucher Pilot Program. 24 out of 41 eligible proposals for the Community Transportation needs Assessment Vouchers (CTNA) were funded (2020).

Expedited Project Delivery Pilot Program – Federal Transit Administration
Deadline: Ongoing
Who is Eligible

State or local government authorities.

What it Funds

Transit pilot project that is a new fixed guideway capital project, small start project, or core capacity improvement project that has not entered into a full funding grant agreement with FTA.

When to Apply

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until up to eight grants are awarded, subject to funding availability.

Available Funds

$225 million (2020).

Award Size


Large

Level of Effort to Apply

To be determined

Competitiveness
To be determined
Infrastructure State Revolving Fund (ISRF) Program – California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank
Deadline: Ongoing
Who is Eligible

Cities, counties, special districts, assessment districts, JPAs, and nonprofits.

What it Funds

Local streets, highways, drainage, water, sewer, waste, transit, parks, and other public utilities and facilities.

When to Apply

Applications are accepted on a continuous basis. The ISRF Board considers applications at monthly meetings.

Available Funds

$50,000 – $25 million loans, with terms for the useful life of the project up to a maximum of 30 years.

Award Size


Small, Medium, and Large

Level of Effort to Apply


Medium to High

Competitiveness

This funding program provides loans to qualified applicants on a non-competitive basis.

Zero-Emission Transit, School and Shuttle Buses – California Air Resources Board
Deadline: Ongoing
Who is Eligible

Owners of transit buses, school buses, and shuttle buses, Native American Tribes, agencies that are the lessors of applicable transit.

What it Funds

New zero-emission replacement buses for owners of transit, school and shuttle buses.

When to Apply

Applications are accepted on a continuous basis. Funding for transit and shuttle buses is still available. However, funding for zero-emission school buses is no longer available and is currently oversubscribed.

Available Funds

$130 million is available on a first-come, first-served basis in 2019.

Award Size


Small to Medium

Level of Effort to Apply

To be determined

Competitiveness
To be determined

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