| Resume a previously saved form
Resume Later

In order to be able to resume this form later, please enter your email and choose a password.

GRANT APPLICATION

                                                                                                                    TFCA REGIONAL FUND

VEHICLE TRIP REDUCTION GRANT PROGRAM

FYE 2020

Applicant Eligibility

Application packages must be submitted to the Air District BOTH electronically (online) and as a hard copy (one copy). The initial grant application deadline is Tuesday, September 10, 2019 (by 4 PM). Complete and eligible applications received after this date will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis until all funds have been awarded. Only complete applications will be evaluated. Please refer to the Vehicle Trip Reduction Grant Program website for complete program eligibility requirements and instructions. 


NOTE:  This application will work best using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browsers.


PART 1. ELIGIBILITY


*This grant is open only to public entities.



Project Eligibility





If you selected "No" to any of the questions above, the project is not eligible for this Program.


$
WEBINAR
Name and email of the representative from your agency who attended the webinar and the date of the webinar.



PART 2. APPLICANT INFORMATION

APPLICANT'S ADDRESS





Mailing Address





CONTACT INFORMATION

Project Contact





Authorized Signatory




Person Completing Application




PART 3. GENERAL PROJECT INFORMATION

May be modified by the Air District.


PILOT SERVICES



If you selected "no" to any of the questions above, the project is not eligible for the Program.
Project Schedule
Description Date
Milestone(s)

Specify the start and end dates for the following:  
Start Date End Date
Implementation Phase 
Operational Phase (must be 12-24 months) 
Non-TFCA Funded Period (occurs during Operational Phase)
EXISTING SHUTTLE SERVICES




If you selected "no" to any of the questions above, the project is not eligible for this Program.
Project Schedule
Start date of Project's Operational Phase and End date of Project's Operational Phaseindicate the time period between which the service will incur costs that will be reimbursed with TFCA funds. Note that this time period must begin in calendar year 2020 and may not be longer than two years. 

Please also list any other milestones for the project.


Description Date
Milestone(s)
EXISTING RIDESHARING SERVICES


If you selected "no" to any of the questions above, the project is not eligible for this Program.

Schedule

Start date of Project's Operational Phase and End date of Project's Operational Phaseindicate the time period between which the service will incur costs that will be reimbursed with TFCA funds. Note that this time period must begin in calendar year 2020 and may not be longer than two years.

Please also list any other milestones for the project.


Description Date
Milestone(s)
BICYCLE ELECTRONIC LOCKERS AND/OR RACKS

Schedule

Start date of Project's Implementation Phase: indicate when work will commence (e.g., apply for permits, place order for equipment). All projects must commence by the end calendar year 2020 or a total of 12 months from the date of execution of funding agreement by the Air District, whichever is later.
End date of Project's Implementation Phase: indicate when all of the installation work for this project will be complete and the project will be open and available for use by the public.


Description Date
Milestone(s)
PROTECTED BIKEWAYS


If you selected "no" to any of the questions above, the project is not eligible for this Program.

Schedule

Start date of Project's Implementation Phase: indicate when work will commence (e.g., apply for permits, place order for equipment). All projects must commence by the end calendar year 2020 or a total of 12 months from the date of execution of funding agreement by the Air District, whichever is later.
End date of Project's Implementation Phase: indicate when all of the installation work for this project will be complete and the project will be open and available for use by the public.


Description Date
Milestone(s)

PART 4. PROJECT INFORMATION

EXISTING SHUTTLE SERVICES

PILOT SERVICES

Service Area/Route

If the Pilot Services project includes more than one service area/route, this section must be completed for each service area/route. To add another service area/route, click on "Add another service area/route" on the bottom right-hand corner of this section.  
Proposed Budget - Provide a line-item budget showing estimated costs by service area/route and by phase (Implementation Phase and Operational Phase). Only eligible costs described in the Program guidance should be listed. Please include TFCA funds requested, matching funds and source of matching funds. A cost quote must be provided for each new piece of equipment, new vehicle, or technology service platform/third-party service provider. If match funding for the costs in the Line-Item Budget is derived from more than a single source, specify each funding source and the amount of match funds on a separate line. 

Proposed Budget (enter to nearest dollar)
Description of item Total cost ($) TFCA Funds requested ($) Matching Funds ($)

$
$
$

† Matching Funds: Project sponsors must provide a minimum of 10% matching funds from non-TFCA sources. TFCA County Program Manager Funds may not be combined with TFCA Regional Funds to fund a TFCA Regional Fund project.  


Pilot Services Map





Pilot Services Schedule




Service







Vehicles

Vehicle Information
Complete this section for each vehicle. To enter information for another vehicle, click on "Add another vehicle" below.




EXISTING RIDESHARING SERVICES

A. Ridesharing Description

i.e., office complexes and commercial establishments

If “yes”, using this map indicate the percentage of time each route project will operate in a Highly Impacted Community area.  Use the “zoom in” tool to enlarge the map to identify boundaries. 

CARE Area Percent
CARE Area


B. Ridesharing Costs

Proposed Budget (enter to nearest dollar)
Description of item Total cost ($) TFCA Funds requested ($) Matching Funds ($)

$
$
$

† Matching Funds: Project sponsors must provide a minimum of 10% matching funds from non-TFCA sources. TFCA County Program Manager Funds may not be combined with TFCA Regional Funds to fund a TFCA Regional Fund project.  




C. Ridesharing Boardings & User Survey Results

Ridesharing Data



D. Ridesharing Trip Origins

County of Origin Percent of Participants

Ridesharing Vehicles

Vehicle Information
Complete this section for each vehicle. To enter information for another vehicle, click on "Add another vehicle" below.


Fill out the following information for each vehicle that will be used in the project. To add another vehicle, click on "Add another vehicle" on the bottom right.

Name of Area Vehicle Serves Engine Yr Engine Make/Model Fuel Type  GVWR Total Annual Miles  EO Number
Includes shuttle service miles as well as dead head miles (miles to get to first shuttle stop, return shuttle vehicle to parking location at the end of the day, and non-passenger miles between service hours).
Can be found on the Executive Order for the engine.


BICYCLE ELECTRONIC LOCKERS AND/OR RACKS PROPOSED BUDGET
Provide a line-item project budget that covers all costs directly related to the construction/installation of the bicycle rack or locker. Only eligible costs listed under the Program guidance should be listed. Please include TFCA funds requested, matching funds and source of matching funds. A cost quote must be provided for each new piece of equipment. If match funding for the costs in the Line-Item Budget is derived from more than a single source, specify each funding source and the amount of match funds on a separate line. 

Proposed Budget (enter to nearest dollar)
Description of item Total cost ($) TFCA Funds requested ($) Matching Funds ($)

$
$
$

† Matching Funds: Project sponsors must provide a minimum of 10% matching funds from non-TFCA sources. TFCA County Program Manager Funds may not be combined with TFCA Regional Funds to fund a TFCA Regional Fund project.  


BICYCLE ELECTRONIC LOCKERS AND/OR RACKS LOCATION 
Provide the following detailed information for each location where the bicycle facility will be installed. If the project includes more than one bicycle facility location, this section must be completed for each distinct location. To add another location, click on "add another location" on the bottom right-hand corner of this section. 
1. Identify the location of the bicycle facility.

2. Identify the Activity Center(s) (e.g. transit station, office building, or school) and its street address that the bicycle facility serves.
Provide the following information for each Activity Center. As a reminder, projects must meet one of the following conditions:

A.    Be located within one-half mile (1/2) from a public transit station/stop (e.g., local, county- wide or regional transit stops/stations/terminals, Bay Area Bike Share); or

B.    Be located within one-half mile (1/2) from a major activity center that serves at least 2,500 people per day (e.g., employment centers, schools, business districts); or

C.    Be located within one-half mile (1/2) from three activity center(s) (e.g., employment centers, schools, business districts). 

Activity Center Activity Center Street Address City


If “yes”, using the map, indicate the name of the PDA


Bicycle Rack Information
Provide the type and quantity of the bicycle rack to be purchased (including name of the vendor, if known). If more than one type is selected, please add an additional row for each rack capacity type.
Vendor Name Model Quantity Bike Capacity Per Rack
Bicycle Electronic Locker Information
Provide the type and quantity of the electronic locker to be purchased (including name of the vendor, if known). If more than one type is selected, please add an additional row for each locker capacity type.
Vendor Name Model Quantity Bike Capacity Per Locker

BIKEWAY SEGMENT INFORMATION

If the project includes more than one bikeway, this section must be completed for each distinct segment. To add another segment, click on "add another segment" on the bottom right-hand corner of this section.  

A. Proposed Budget

Bikeway Segment Proposed Budget
A line-item budget showing estimated costs for the construction of the protected bikeway. Only eligible costs described in the Program guidance should be listedPlease include TFCA funds requested, matching funds and source of matching funds. A cost quote must be provided for each new piece of equipment. If match funding for the costs in the Line-Item Budget is derived from more than a single source, specify each funding source and the amount of match funds on a separate line. 

Proposed Budget (enter to nearest dollar)
Description of item Total cost ($) TFCA Funds requested ($) Matching Funds ($)

$
$
$

† Matching Funds: Project sponsors must provide a minimum of 10% matching funds from non-TFCA sources. TFCA County Program Manager Funds may not be combined with TFCA Regional Funds to fund a TFCA Regional Fund project.  


B. Bikeway Location


C. Bikeway Type, Length, and Other Information

1. Type and segment length of proposed Bikeway
In miles to two decimal places.

Segment lengths must be a minimum length of 1/5th of a mile




Use the AADT on the closest major arterial that runs parallel to the proposed bikeway.
6. Provide the following information for each Activity Center. As a reminder, projects must meet one of the following conditions:

A.    Be located within one-half mile (1/2) from a public transit station/stop (e.g., local, county- wide or regional transit stops/stations/terminals, Bay Area Bike Share); or

B.    Be located within one-half mile (1/2) from a major activity center that serves at least 2,500 people per day (e.g., employment centers, schools, business districts); or

C.    Be located within one-half mile (1/2) from three activity center(s) (e.g., employment centers, schools, business districts). 

Activity Center Distance to Bikeway #People Served Data Source Existing Bicycle Parking
In miles to two decimal places.
Per day
If "yes", using the map, indicate in the length of the bikeway that will be constructed in each Highly Impacted Community. 


In miles to two decimal places

If “yes”, using the map,  indicate in the length of the bikeway that will be constructed in each Priority Development Area.  

Name of Location  Length of Bikeway Constructed in the PDA
In miles to two decimal places

PART 5. SUPPLEMENTAL DOCUMENTS

Letter of Commitment or Resolution
A signed Letter of Commitment from the applicant’s authorized representative (e.g., Chief Executive or Financial Officer, Executive Director, or City Manager) or Resolution from the governing body (e.g., City Council, Board of Supervisors, or Board of Directors) that authorizes the submittal of the application; identifies the individual authorized to submit and carry out the proposal; and commits the sponsoring agency to provide all necessary funds to undertake the project including matching funds. Board resolutions may be submitted (by email or mail) after the application due date, but no later than 30 days from the deadline.

Plan or Agreement


PILOT SERVICES

Required Supplemental Materials

Pilot Services Financial Sustainability Plan

Pilot Services User Survey Raw Data and Results
Estimated SOV Trip Reduction Data

Pilot Services Partnerships
If applicable, upload a table of partners,indicating the name of the organization and their role.

Pilot Services Environmental Approval
EXISTING SHUTTLE SERVICES

Required Supplemental Materials

Letter of Concurrence from Transit Agencies

Shuttle Services Financial Sustainability Plan

For each shuttle route, include the following
User Survey Raw Data and Results: conducted within the past 12 months (exported in an Excel spreadsheet).  Note that only surveys that use Air District approved questions will be considered. (See the Program guidance for more information

If you are uploading more than one file here, please put files in a zip folder and upload.

If you are uploading more than one file here, please put files in a zip folder and upload.

If you are uploading more than one file here, please put files in a zip folder and upload.
Boardings
Documentation showing the total number of users of the service during the peak-commute hour windows. Documentation must justify the assumptions used.  A survey is an example of a supporting document.

If applicable, for each shuttle services vehicle
Copy of Each Vehicle's Current DMV Registration
If you are uploading more than one file here, please put files in a zip folder and upload.
If you are uploading more than one file here, please put files in a zip folder and upload.
If you are uploading more than one file here, please put files in a zip folder and upload.
Shuttle Services Environmental Approval
EXISTING RIDESHARING SERVICES

Required Supplemental Materials

Ridesharing Financial Sustainability Plan

Ridesharing Data
User Survey Raw Data and Results

Boardings 
Documentation showing the total number of users of the service during the peak-commute hour windows. For rideshare projects these are reported as the number of participants or riders. Documentation must justify the assumptions used.  A survey is an example of a supporting document  (See the Program guidance).

Ridesharing Map and Schedule

If you are uploading more than one file here, please put files in a zip folder and upload.

If you are uploading more than one file here, please put files in a zip folder and upload.
Ridesharing Environmental Approval
BICYCLE RACKS

Required Supplemental Materials

Bicycle Racks Map
Map of the proposed bicycle facility showing the location of the parking. Highlight the location of the proposed bicycle facility and its distance (in miles) to public transit stations/hub, major activity center, or three activity centers. Click "add another attachment" below to upload more than one file. (max 5) 
Bicycle Racks Environmental Approval
BICYCLE ELECTRONIC LOCKERS

Required Supplemental Materials

Bicycle Electronic Lockers Map
Map of the proposed bicycle facility showing the location of the parking. Highlight the location of the proposed bicycle facility and its distance (in miles) to public transit stations/hub, major activity center, or activity centers. Click "add another attachment" below to upload more than one file. (max 5) 
Bicycle Plan

Copy of text from one of the following documents that describes the proposed bike parking facility: adopted countywide bicycle plan, Congestion Management Plan, countywide transportation plan, city general plan or area-specific plan, or Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s Regional Bicycle Plan. 


Bicycle Electronic Lockers Environmental Approval
PROTECTED BIKEWAY

Required Supplemental Materials

Protected Bikeway Map
Map of proposed bikeway(s) showing the location of the bikeway. Highlight the location of the proposed bikeway(s) and its distance (in miles) to public transit stations/hub, major activity center, or activity centers. If proposed bikeway(s) connect to an existing bikeway, highlight the existing bikeway(s) and new connecting bikeway. Click "add another attachment" below to upload more than one file. (max 5) 
Bicycle Plan
Copy of text from one of the following documents that describes the proposed bikeway segment or parking facility: adopted countywide bicycle plan, Congestion Management Plan, countywide transportation plan, city general plan or area-specific plan, or Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s Regional Bicycle Plan.

Protected Bikeway Environmental Approval
Protected Bikeway Pre-construction Bike Count

A report that includes pre-construction bike counts for the roadway that is closest in proximity to each of the proposed bikeway segments, and include supporting information (e.g., description of bike-count methodology) for the Air District to be able to adequately evaluate the report. Please use the forms from the National Bicycle and Pedestrian Count Project.


Protected Bikeway Annual Average Daily Traffic
Data showing Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT). Click "Add another attachment" below to upload more than one file. (max 5)
W-9
A copy of your W-9, available from www.irs.gov, is REQUIRED for your paper application
DO NOT UPLOAD THIS DOCUMENT. 
Please mail to the following address as part of your Paper Application:

Bay Area Air Quality Management District
Strategic Incentives Division
Attn: Chengfeng Wang, Air Quality Program Manager
375 Beale St., STE 600
San Francisco, CA 94105
Additional Information
If there's any additional or clarifying information you would like to include with your application, please enter it below (optional). You may also include attachments, click "Add another attachment" below to upload more than on file. (max 5)

PART 6. CERTIFICATION

By checking each box and signing below, I certify that:

Yes


 

Signed:                                         ___________________________________________   Date: __________________

                                   (Authorized Representative of Applicant)


Reminder: To complete the application process, you must mail one signed hard copy of the application along with any required supplemental documentation to the Air District at the address below.  The deadline for receiving the hard copy of the package is 4 PM, September 10, 2019 (board resolutions may be submitted 30 days after the application is submitted).

Bay Area Air Quality Management District
Strategic Incentives Division
Attn: Chengfeng Wang
375 Beale Street, Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94105

By clicking the "PREVIEW AND PRINT" button below, you will be able to (1) preview your application, and (2) print one hard copy of your application to be mailed or delivered to the Air District.

Applicants must PRINT a copy of the application PRIOR to clicking "CONFIRM." After you have printed a copy, click the "CONFIRM" button to submit the application.