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2020 MOBILITY PROJECT VOUCHER AWARDEES AND APPLICANTS

In its inaugural year, the Clean Mobility Options Voucher Pilot Program awarded Mobility Project Vouchers worth $20 million with approximately $18 million going to eligible under-resourced communities and $2 million set aside and awarded specifically to Native American tribal governments. Below is an interactive map and a list with the awardees and unawarded applicants.

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LIST OF AWARDEES

(Listed in alphabetical order by lead applicant)


50 Corridor Transportation Management Association

Award partners: Envoy Technologies Inc, ColRich and the Health Education Council

Award: $1 million

Project name: Sacramento Electric Vehicle Car Sharing Accelerator

Location: Affordable housing properties throughout the Sacramento area

Description: 50 Corridor Transportation Management Association will use the Clean Mobility Options Mobility Project Voucher to accelerate electric vehicle carsharing for low-income families in disadvantaged communities. The project will leverage diverse and innovative activities in affordable housing properties as well as community-based partners, non-profit stakeholders, direct community incentives, marketing, education and outreach, profit sharing/garnering and energy strategies to create a “test bed” of resources to promote electric vehicle sharing throughout the Sacramento region. Our vision is for individuals to get to where they need to go without owning a car, and lay the ground for a sustainable future.


Cahuilla Band of Indians

Organization: Cahuilla Band of Indians

Award: $1 million

Project name: Cahuilla Clean Mobility Project

Location: Cahuilla Band of Indians Reservation in the community of Anza

Description: The Cahuilla Tribe will use the Clean Mobility Options Mobility Project Voucher to fund Cahuilla’s first zero-emission carsharing program, which will provide residents with six electric plug-in vehicles. Cahuilla’s geographical area creates challenges to accessing essential goods like medical services, education and religious and cultural gatherings. This program is a bridge to the resources we need while providing a clean and safe travel option. By servicing the elderly, youth and people with transportation barriers, this program improves quality of life, increases opportunities for tribal members by expanding affordable on-demand travel options while reducing our carbon footprint and protecting the environment.


City of Chula Vista

Award partners: Circuit Transit, Inc. and San Ysidro Health

Award: $997,833

Project name: CV Community Shuttle

Location: Senior community in northwest Chula Vista

Description: The City of Chula Vista will use the Clean Mobility Options Mobility Project Voucher funding to launch an on-demand community shuttle service in northwest Chula Vista focused on the local senior community using four electric vehicles, one of which will be ADA accessible. The new program will make mobility easier, smarter, safer, more affordable and fun and focus on trips to and from healthcare, grocery, senior living facilities and centers, city and community service, retail, social and entertainment, public transportation stops and hubs, and other locations as identified as important to the community.


National City

Award partners: Circuit Transit, Inc.

Award: $999,996

Project name: FRANC Program

Location: Downtown Transit Centers of National City

Description: National City will use the Clean Mobility Options Mobility Project Voucher to fund its first zero-emission shuttle program. National City deals with air quality issues due to its central location in the region. The City’s Free Ride Around National City (FRANC) Program will provide a clean and safe travel option, improving quality of life by expanding affordable travel options while reducing pollution. The project will tie together destinations in downtown National City with the 8th and 24th Street Transit Centers, Navy Base San Diego and Southwestern College, providing first and last mile connections with the rest of downtown.


City of Rialto

Award: $1 million

Project name: Rialto Bike Share Program

Location: City of Rialto

Description: The City of Rialto will use the Clean Mobility Options Mobility Project Voucher to fund the City’s first zero-emission e-bike share program, which will provide low-income residents within City limits access to a fleet of shared electric bicycles. The City of Rialto has chronic air quality problems and limited active transportation options. The City of Rialto’s bikeshare program will provide residents with a safe, affordable, clean, on-demand travel option to access transit and important community destinations, improving quality of life and reducing harmful pollution that contributes to climate change.


City of Richmond

Award partner: Via

Award: $1 million

Project name: Richmond On Demand

Location: City of Richmond

Description: The City of Richmond will use the Clean Mobility Options Mobility Project Voucher to implement the city’s first citywide, on-demand shuttle program in collaboration with Via. The three shared, plug-in hybrid electric shuttles will provide a sustainable, demand-responsive, dynamically routed, microtransit service to bridge transportation gaps and provide connectivity between services and locations in underserved communities. This service will provide a new, innovative, affordable and accessible transportation option for residents and visitors, reducing congestion and improving public health. The city’s Transportation Department will sponsor a community contest to name the new shuttle service.


City of Riverside

Award partner: StratosShare and UC Riverside CERT

Award: $1 million

Project name: Riverside Clean Air Car Share

Location: City of Riverside

Description: The Riverside Clean Car Share program will use the Clean Mobility Options Mobility Project Voucher to fund a one-way, last and first-mile carshare solution allowing users to pick up and drop off hydrogen fuel cell vehicles at any one of seven StratosShare Parking Hubs. The voucher funds 25 of the 30 vehicle program fleet. The project will enhance transportation by providing a reliable last and first mile transportation solution for people riding the bus or train at selected station locations that serve disadvantaged communities where residents experience higher impacts from air pollution and reduced access to travel options.


Community Economic Development Corporation and Institute for Maximum Human Potential

Award partners: Urban Movement Labs and the Los Angeles Mayor’s Office of Economic Development

Award: $1 million

Project name: SankofaCity: Zero Emissions Multimodal Transportation Ecosystem (ZEMTE)

Location: Greater Leimert Park Village Crenshaw Corridor, Leimert Park and South Los Angeles

Description: The Community Economic Development Corporation and Institute for Maximum Human Potential will use the Clean Mobility Options Mobility Project Voucher to fund SankofaCity Zero Emissions Multimodal Transportation Ecosystem (ZEMTE) that provides Greater Leimert Park Village Crenshaw Corridor residents with zero-cost, zero-emission, demand responsive shuttles and low-cost e-bike library rentals, via three electric vehicles and 30 e-bikes. Utilizing co-operative and revenue-sharing business models, SankofaCity ZEMTE redistributes profits directly back into underserved south Angeleno communities of color and provides clean mobility options that improve access to resources, create jobs, ease parking scarcities, minimize pedestrian fatalities and reduce harmful air pollution.


The Energy Coalition

Award partner: Green Commuter and ActiveSGV

Award: $999,972

Project name: South El Monte Electric Carshare Program

Location: City of South El Monte

Description: The South El Monte Electric Carshare Program will use the Clean Mobility Options Mobility Project Voucher to provide residents with access to four electric vehicles and eight chargers 24-hours a day. The City of South El Monte is severely impacted by air pollution, limited mobility and high costs of vehicle ownership relative to income. The program will provide a clean, convenient, accessible and affordable mobility solution to the whole community, with a significant emphasis to engage low-income individuals. The Energy Coalition will administer the program with outreach by Active SGV and services by Green Commuter.


Fresno Metro Black Chamber Foundation

Award partner: Mobility Development Foundation

Award: $599,500

Project name: Expansion of E-Bike Services in Fresno

Location: City of Fresno

Description: The Fresno Metro Black Chamber Foundation will use the Clean Mobility Options Mobility Project Voucher funds to expand its existing bikesharing program to serve the entire City of Fresno, supporting the infrastructure, maintenance, upkeep and sustainability of the entire fleet of library and shared e-bike programs while adding 107 e-bikes with seven funded by the voucher. Support for these programs will increase mobility access for disadvantaged communities across Fresno and cultivate walkable and bikeable communities with options for quality food, entertainment, business, arts, and culture all provided by and supported by the residents of the neighborhood.


Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA)

Award partners: Green Commuter and UCLA Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies

Award: $1 million

Project name: Charging Forward: HACLA’s EV Lending Library for Economic Equity

Location: City of Los Angeles

Description: The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles will use the Clean Mobility Options Mobility Project Voucher to fund a “Vehicle Lending Library” program that will provide access to charging infrastructure and 13 electric vehicles and for its Section 8 Family Self-Sufficiency clients. The service will prioritize aid in meeting residents’ education and career goals. Vehicles will be “checked out” to individuals for a specified time period at a low or no cost, saving them money while establishing a history of punctuality and attendance with employers and educators, and to hopefully relieve the daily stressors of uncertain transportation.


Imperial County Transportation Commission

Award partner: Nomad Transit (Via)

Award: $998,875

Project name: Calexico Mobility On Demand

Location: City of Calexico

Description: Imperial County Transportation Commission will use the Clean Mobility Options Mobility Project Voucher to fund the city of Calexico’s first zero-emission, microtransit program, powered by Via, which will provide seniors, low-income and youth populations with transportation using three plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. The voucher is funding infrastructure and driver labor costs. The City of Calexico has chronic air quality problems. Calexico Mobility On Demand will provide a clean and safe travel option, improving quality of life and increasing opportunities for residents by expanding affordable, on-demand travel options while reducing health harming and planet warming pollution.


The Latino Equity Advocacy and Policy Institute

Award partner: West Hills Community College

Award: $1 million

Project name: Green Raitero and Green Cruiser Ride Sharing

Location: Huron, California

Description: The Latino Equity Advocacy & Policy (LEAP) Institute will use the Clean Mobility Options Mobility Project Voucher to expand its Green Raitero rideshare program, adding three electric vehicles, and create a new Green Cruiser program with 30 e-tricycles and 10 smart docking stations, which will be powered by solar energy. The new program will provide new ways to access shopping, medical clinics, attend social and enrichment functions, and for small businesses to make deliveries. Working with the West Hills Community College, the funds will also support workforce development to assist with job training, creating new opportunities for local job growth.


Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator

Award partner: Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles

Award: $926,318

Project name: Zero Emissions Shared Mobility for Rancho San Pedro

Location: Rancho San Pedro community in the City of Los Angeles

Description: The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) will use the Clean Mobility Options Mobility Project Voucher to fund Rancho San Pedro affordable housing’s shared e-bike program and continue operations support for electric carshare. The service will provide low-income residents with four e-bike hubs and service for two electric vehicles. Rancho San Pedro residents lack reliable transit for errands, job opportunities and appointments and suffer severe air quality issues. LACI’s Zero Emissions Share Mobility for Rancho San Pedro will expand resident access to economic and health opportunities by expanding affordable, on-demand travel options as well as cut harmful air pollution.


The McConnell Foundation

Award partner: Shasta Living Streets

Award: $1 million

Project name: Redding Bikeshare

Location: City of Redding downtown area

Description: The McConnell Foundation will use the Clean Mobility Options Mobility Project Voucher to fund Downtown Redding’s first bikeshare program to provide affordable housing and community residents with 70 bikes and stations for an affordable, convenient and reliable way to get around. The neighborhood will be well-served by greater connectivity options for residents to access jobs, recreation, errands and more. Downtown GoBike will provide a clean and safe travel way to get around. This improves quality of life and increases opportunities for residents by expanding affordable, on-demand travel options that are designed with climate in mind.


Oakland Department of Transportation

Award partner: GRID Alternatives Bay Area

Award: $1 million

Project name: Oakland E-Bike Library

Location: West Oakland, Downtown, Chinatown, San Antonio, Fruitvale and East Oakland

Description: The City of Oakland will use the Clean Mobility Options Mobility Project Voucher to fund an electric bike library. Electric bikes are a transformative technology that can greatly increase the range and accessibility of bicycles while helping reduce dependence on car ownership. However, they are prohibitively expensive for many low-income communities. Adaptive bikes, which serve persons with disabilities, are particularly expensive. The Oakland E-bike Library will provide priority communities with access to affordable medium and long-term rentals with approximately 500 e-bikes, cargo bikes, adaptive bikes and scooters, while supporting community-run bike shops to perform maintenance and educate users.


Oakland Unified School District

Award partners: The Lion Electric Co., Zūm Services, Inc. and TransForm

Award: $485,592

Project name: On-demand Oakland Unified Student Transportation

Location: City of Oakland

Description: Oakland Unified School District and Zum are on a mission to convert 100% of the district’s student transportation fleet to be carbon neutral and emission free by 2025. Oakland transports 1,300 students, with many from low income, black neighborhoods and having special needs. The fleet of three on-demand, electric school buses will not only improve mobility options and access for these students but it will be a healthier way to transport them. Electric buses procured under this voucher program will be used for transporting special needs students of Oakland Unified to school, therapy sessions, after school activities and more.


Omnitrans

Award partner: RideCo

Award: $1 million

Project name: OmniRide Bloomington

Location: Bloomington area of San Bernardino County

Description: Omnitrans will use the Clean Mobility Options Mobility Project Voucher to fund OmniRide Bloomington, Omnitrans’ first zero-emission, on-demand mobility service, which will provide flexible public transportation service in and around the Bloomington area using three plug-in hybrid vehicles. OmniRide Bloomington service will provide a clean and safe travel option, improving quality of life and increasing opportunities for residents by expanding affordable, on-demand travel options while reducing harmful pollution. OmniRide Bloomington service will also expand transportation access to locations not previously served by Omnitrans, including job centers such as Amazon, FedEx and Walmart distribution centers in the Agua Mansa area.


Richmond Community Foundation

Award partner: Miocar, Mobility Development Operations

Award: $1 million

Project name: Richmond Community Carshare

Location: City of Richmond

Description: Richmond Community Foundation will use the Clean Mobility Options Mobility Project Voucher to expand its affordable, round-trip carsharing service by adding 14 battery-electric vehicles across as many as eight locations to provide clean, affordable transportation options to residents, especially those living in areas of Richmond that are designated as disadvantaged communities.


San Joaquin Council of Governments

Award partner: Miocar, Mobility Development Operations

Award: $998,614

Project name: Stockton EV Car Share Program

Location: Stockton and San Joaquin County

Description: San Joaquin Council of Governments and its partners will launch an affordable round-trip carsharing service featuring 11 electric vehicles distributed across three locations in the city of Stockton and the French Camp community owned and/or operated by the Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin. The new service will provide low-cost hourly and daily rentals to low-income residents. The service offers a new way to travel to destinations that are difficult or not feasible to access by existing transit, such as medical appointments, grocery shopping, family visitation and other trips.


Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians

Award partner: In-Charge Energy

Award: $993,300

Project name: On-Demand Electric Vehicle Service for the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians’ Reservation

Location: Coachella in the southern region of the reservation

Description: Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians will use the Clean Mobility Options Mobility Project Voucher funds to launch a carshare program with eight electric vehicles, four Level 2 charging stations and one Level 3 DC Fast Charger as part of an overall e-mobility solution for the community. The program will help the health, welfare and sustainability of tribal members, community, and our natural environment.


OTHER APPLICANTS NOT AWARDED FUNDS

Due to strong demand and limited funding, the following applicants were unable to receive awards.

(Listed in alphabetical order by lead applicant)


City of Arvin

Location: Arvin


Environmental Justice Coalition for Water

Location: French Camp


First Community Housing

Location: San Jose, Capitola, Redwood City and Morgan Hill


Green Technical Education and Employment

Location: Del Paso Heights and Sacramento


Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin

Location: Stockton


Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition

Location: Watts and Leimert Park communities in Los Angeles


Los Angeles County Internal Services Department

Location: Boyle Heights and Lincoln Heights communities in Los Angeles


Los Angeles Department of Transportation

Location: Pacoima, Arleta, Panorama City, Sylmar and Sun Valley


Rich City Rides

Location: South Richmond in the Nystrom neighborhood


Self-Help Enterprises

Location: Del Rey in unincorporated Fresno County; Goshen, Richgrove, Earlimart in unincorporated Tulare County; Oildale in unincorporated Kern County


Tulare County Association of Governments

Location: Porterville, Lindsay and Farmerville in the San Joaquin Valley