Public Transit & Shared Mobility

Community Rides Grant Program – National RTAP
Deadline: May 10, 2021
Who is Eligible

Current recipients and subrecipients of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA)’s Formula Grants for Rural Areas (Section 5311)

What it Funds

Projects that develop or strengthen transportation partnerships that improve social determinants of health in rural and tribal communities.

When to Apply

Applications are currently being accepted, with a deadline of May 10, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. EDT.

Available Funds

Maximum grant award of $100,000.

Award Size


Small

Level of Effort to Apply

To be determined

Competitiveness
To be determined
Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program – Strategic Growth Council
Deadline: June 8, 2021 5:00 p.m. PST
Who is Eligible

Local governments, public housing authorities, redevelopment successor agencies, transit agencies or transit operators, RTPAs, local Transportation Commissions, Congestion Management Agencies, JPAs, school districts, facilities districts, university or community college districts, developer or program operators, and federally recognized Native American tribes.

What it Funds

Integrated land use and transportation projects supporting low-carbon transportation options, including affordable housing, active transportation and transit projects and programs that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and benefit disadvantaged communities.

When to Apply

Applications are currently being accepted, with a deadline of June 8, 2021, by 5 p.m. PT.

Available Funds

$405 million is available for Round 6. The maximum award amount is $30 million (no more than $60 million to a single developer per funding round), with a minimum of $1 million for TOD, ICP, and RIPA Project Areas.

Award Size


Medium to Large

Level of Effort to Apply


High

Competitiveness

26 out of 55 proposals funded in Round 5 (FY 2019/2020).

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.

Local Roadway Safety Plan (LRSP) – California Department of Transportation
Deadline: Ongoing
Who is Eligible

Local transportation agencies.

What it Funds

Assitance to develop local roadway safety plans.

When to Apply

There is no application deadline. Caltrans will continue to accept applications as long as the funding is available.

Available Funds

$18 million is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Award Size

To be determined

Level of Effort to Apply

To be determined

Competitiveness
To be determined
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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