New $22 million pilot to fund equitable, clean transportation options in disadvantaged communities
New $22 million Pilot to Fund Equitable, Clean Transportation Options in Disadvantaged Communities
June 11, 2020–CaliforniaAirResourcesBoard. com
The California Air Resources Board will provide up to $22 million in grants to address transportation needs in disadvantaged and low-income communities with clean transportation options under a new $22 million pilot project. The funding, available through the Sustainable Transportation Equity Project (STEP), will support the planning and implementation of clean transportation projects. Lead applicants may include community-based organizations, federally recognized tribes, and local governments. Grant proposals must include partnerships between a lead applicant, co-applicants (e.g. public, private or nonprofit organizations), and community partners. Proposals are due August 31, 2020.