New Funding Source for Active Transportation in Southern California!

logoThe Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC) has announced a new round of funding for clean transportation projects, and for the first time, active transportation is an eligible category! The Call for Projects opens June 2 and funding is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, though applications will be received through September 4, 2015. Eligible applicants include local jurisdictions in Orange County and the urban areas of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties (those within the South Coast Air Quality Management District). More details on the funding program and application materials are available here.

About the MSRC Clean Transportation Funding Program

As part of the 2015 Local Government Match Program, the Mobile Source Air Pollution Review Committee has announced the Clean Transportation Funding™ program. The funding ($13m) is available to cities and counties within the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD). The Program expands the focus on Active Transportation to include projects such as pedestrian access projects, bicycle infrastructure (bike lanes, sharrows, parking, etc), bicycle purchases, bike share programs and outreach & education projectsJune 2, 2015 is the earliest date for application electronic submission. September 4, 2015 (11:59pm) is the last date and time electronic applications will be accepted.  The program has been extremely competitive in past years.  It is highly recommended to submit your project on the first day if possible. For more program details, visit http://www.cleantransportationfunding.org/rfp/view/2015-local-government-match-program.

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