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2020 Mobility Project Voucher Awardees and Applicants

In its inaugural year, the Clean Mobility Options Voucher Pilot Program awarded vouchers worth up to $1 million each to 20 California nonprofits, public agencies, and tribal governments, for a total of $20 million:

  • Approximately $18 million went to eligible under-resourced communities.
  • $2 million set aside was awarded specifically to Native American tribal governments. 
  • Window 1 awardees were given access to additional funds in the second funding window worth up to $500,000 each, $10 million in total. For more information about window 2 Mobility Project Vouchers click here.
 

Below is an interactive map and a list of the awardees and unawarded applicants.

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List of Mobility Project Awardees

(Listed in alphabetical order by lead applicant)

$1,000,000

Additional Funds W2: $500,000

Cahuilla Band of Indians

Award Partner(s):
GRID Alternatives
Project Name:
Cahuilla Clean Mobility Project
Location:
Cahuilla Band of Indians Reservation in the community of Anza

The Cahuilla Tribe is utilizing Clean Mobility Options (CMO) funding to introduce its first on-demand zero-emission shuttle program, known as the Cahuilla Clean Mobility Project. This visionary initiative operates with one 15-passenger electric shuttle vans, effectively addressing the transportation service challenges arising from Cahuilla’s distinctive geographical landscape. The Cahuilla Clean Mobility Project plays a vital role in providing essential access to medical services, education, and religious and cultural gatherings for the elderly, youth, and tribal members. By significantly enhancing access to these crucial services this program expands affordable transportation options and actively contributes to reducing the community’s carbon footprint.

$997,875

Additional Funds W2: $502,117

City of Chula Vista

Award Partner(s):
Circuit Transit
Project Name:
CV Community Shuttle
Location:
Senior community in northwest Chula Vista

The City of Chula Vista is utilizing Clean Mobility Options (CMO) funding to launch an on-demand shuttle service in northwest Chula Vista. The CV Community Shuttle program consists of 5 electric vehicles and 1 ADA-accessible shuttle. During its initial year, the service will be offered free of charge to seniors aged 55 years and above, with future plans to extend the service to the general public with a fee. The primary aim of the CV Community Shuttle is to ensure transportation accessibility for all community members, allowing them to safely and conveniently reach essential destinations, including healthcare facilities, grocery stores, and other locations that hold significance for the community.

$999,996

Additional Funds W2: $500,004

City of National City

Award Partner(s):
Circuit Transit, KTUA
Project name:
Free Rides Around National City (FRANC)
Location:
Downtown Transit Centers of National City

The City of National City is utilizing Clean Mobility Options (CMO) funding to introduce its very first zero-emission shuttle program.  Facing significant air quality challenges, the Free Ride Around National City (FRANC) program is centrally positioned in the city and will play a crucial role in providing clean, safe, and affordable travel options that enhance the quality of life while reducing pollution. Operating with two neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs), the FRANC’s fixed route service seamlessly connects commuters from the 8th and 24th Street Trolley Stations to the Navy Base gates. The FRANC’s full service is available Monday through Friday from 6:30 am to 7:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm , which services as a first/last-mile solution to existing transit hub. 

$1,000,000

Additional Funds W2: $493,707

City of Rialto

Award Partner(s):
Drop Mobility, Alta Planning + Design
Project Name:
Rialto Bike Share Program
Location:
City of Rialto

The City of Rialto is set to launch its very first zero-emission e-bike share program, made possible by Clean Mobility Options (CMO) funding. Faced with air quality challenges and limited active transportation options, the City of Rialto is dedicated to providing low-income residents within its limits access to a shared fleet of electric bicycles through the Rialto Bike Share Program. This visionary initiative offers a safe, affordable, clean, and on-demand travel option, facilitating access to transit and important community destinations.  The program seeks to foster a healthier and more sustainable environment for the community, aiming to both enhance residents’ quality of life and actively reduce harmful pollution.

$1,000,000

Additional Funds W2: $500,000

City Of Richmond

Award Partner(s):
Via
Project Name:
Richmond MOVES
Location:
City Of Richmond

The City of Richmond is leveraging Clean Mobility Options (CMO) funding to introduce the first citywide, on-demand shuttle program in collaboration with Via. The Richmond MOVES micro-transit service includes four shared, plug-in hybrid electric shuttles, and 1 Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV) designed to sustainably and responsively cater to the needs of the community. The service aims to improve transportation connectivity, offering convenient transit options for residents and visitors.  The program will benefit the community at large, reducing congestion and enhancing public health. 

$1,000,000

Additional Funds W2: $500,000

City of Riverside

Award Partner(s):
Mobility Development, UC Riverside
Project Name:
Riverside Clean Air Car Share
Location:
City Of Riverside

The City of Riverside is leveraging Clean Mobility Options (CMO) funding to launch a hydrogen fuel cell first and last-mile carshare program, offering users the convenience of picking up and dropping off vehicles at any one of seven regional StratosShare Parking Hubs. The service provides a reliable transportation solution for individuals using the bus or train at selected station locations. The service is especially focused on serving residents in disadvantaged communities who experience higher levels of air pollution and reduced access to transportation options.

$1,000,000

Additional Funds W2: $500,000

Community Economic Development Corporation & Institute for Maximum Human Potential

Award Partner(s):
Circuit Transit
Project Name:
SankofaCity: Zero Emissions Multimodal Transportation Ecosystem (ZEMTE)
Location:
Greater Leimert Park Village Crenshaw Corridor, Leimert Park And South Los Angeles

The Community Economic Development Corporation and Institute for Maximum Human Potential are leveraging Clean Mobility Options (CMO) funding to launch an innovative transit service that provides residents of the Greater Leimert Park Village Crenshaw Corridor with three neighborhood electric vehicles. The SankofaCity Zero Emissions Multimodal Transportation Ecosystem (ZEMTE) enhances transportation access to community resources, utilizing co-operative and revenue-sharing business models to ensure that profits are directly reinvested into underserved south Angeleno communities of color. The ZEMTE service also generates employment opportunities, addresses parking scarcities, reduces pedestrian fatalities, and combats harmful air pollution. 

$999,972

Additional Funds W2: $500,028

The Energy Coalition

Award Partner(s):
Mobility Development, Active San Gabriel Valley (SGV)
Project Name:
South El Monte Electric Carshare Program
Location:
City Of South El Monte

The Energy Coalition, in partnership with Active San Gabriel Valley (SGV), will leverage Clean Mobility Options (CMO) funding to launch the South El Monte Electric Carshare Program. This initiative features six electric vehicles and eight chargers, all available 24 hours a day. It directly addresses the community’s challenges concerning air pollution, limited mobility options, and high vehicle ownership costs in relation to income levels. Through the South El Monte Electric Carshare Program, residents gain access to clean, convenient, accessible, and affordable mobility solutions.

$599,500

Additional Funds W2: $900,500

Fresno Metro Black Chamber Foundation

Award Partner(s):
Drop Mobility
Project Name:
Biz-Bikes
Location:
City Of Fresno

The Fresno Metro Black Chamber Foundation will utilize Clean Mobility Options (CMO) funding to expand the City of Fresno’s current bikesharing program. This expansion will include providing support for the existing infrastructure, maintenance, and sustainability of the entire ebike library, while also adding 10 e-bikes. The Biz-Bikes service is geared towards making significant strides in improving mobility access for the city’s residents and fostering the development of walkable and bikeable communities. Through this initiative, residents will enjoy enhanced accessibility to quality food options, economic opportunities, and cultural attractions, all of which are made possible and supported by the local community. 

$1,000,000

Additional Funds W2: $500,000

Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA)

Award Partner(s):
Mobility Development, UCLA Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies
Project Name:
Charging Forward: HACLA's EV Lending Library For Economic Equity
Location:
City Of Los Angeles

The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) is utilizing Clean Mobility Options (CMO) funding to launch the Charging Forward initiative, a vehicle lending library program that provides access to charging infrastructure and 13 electric vehicles. This program offers valuable transportation services to Section 8 Family Self-Sufficiency clients, with a strong focus on prioritizing their education and career goals. Through Charging Forward, individuals can “check out” vehicles for a specified time period at low or no cost, resulting in significant savings and establishing a history of punctuality and attendance with employers and educators. The program aims to relieve daily transportation stressors for participants, providing them with a convenient and eco-friendly mobility solution

$998,875

Additional Funds W2: $500,000

Imperial County Transportation Commission

Award Partner(s):
Via
Project Name:
Calexico Mobility On Demand
Location:
City Of Calexico

The Imperial County Transportation Commission, in collaboration with Via, is utilizing Clean Mobility Options funding to introduce the city’s inaugural zero-emission microtransit program. The Calexico Mobility On Demand is an innovative program that includes three plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and aims to provide transportation services to seniors, low-income residents, and youth. Through Calexico Mobility On Demand, residents will have access to a clean and safe travel option, significantly improving the community’s quality of life and expanding affordable, on-demand travel opportunities. The program also plays a crucial role in addressing chronic air quality issues and mitigating climate change, contributing to a healthier and more sustainable environment for the community. 

$1,000,000

Additional Funds W2: $500,000

The Latino Equity Advocacy and Policy Institute

Award Partner(s):
N/A
Project Name:
Green Raitero and Green Cruiser Program
Location:
Huron, California

The Latino Equity Advocacy & Policy (LEAP) Institute is utilizing Clean Mobility Options (CMO) funding to expand the Green Raitero rideshare program by introducing three electric vehicles and launching the new Green Cruiser e-bike and e-trike microtransit program in the City of Huron. The Raitero and Green Cruiser Ride Sharing initiatives will facilitate small business deliveries and offer residents convenient and sustainable transportation options to access shopping, medical appointments, social and cultural functions. The program will also support workforce development, providing job training and creating new career opportunities for local job growth.

$926,318

Additional Funds W2: $500,000

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI)

Award Partner(s):
Pedal Movement, Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles (HACLA)
Project Name:
Good2Go Bikes
Location:
Rancho San Pedro Community In The City Of Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) is leveraging Clean Mobility Options (CMO) funding to implement an ebike share program for the Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles’ (HACLA) housing community of Rancho San Pedro. The Good2Go Bikes service offers 18 e-bikes and 2 e-cargo bikes, along with an off-grid mobility hub for returning and charging bikes. This program provides low-income residents with the option to rent out a bike on a pay-as-you-go or monthly plan. Rancho San Pedro residents face challenges in accessing reliable transit for errands, job opportunities, and appointments, while also suffering from severe air quality issues. LACI’s Good2Go Bikes program aims to expand resident access to economic and health opportunities by providing affordable, on-demand travel options while simultaneously cutting harmful air pollution.

$1,000,000

Additional Funds W2: $500,000

The McConnell Foundation

Award Partner(s):
Shasta Living Streets
Project Name:
Redding Bikeshare
Location:
City Of Redding Downtown Area

The McConnell Foundation is utilizing Clean Mobility Options (CMO) funding to establish downtown Redding’s first bikeshare program, which includes 70 bikes and additional bike parking facilities. The Redding Bikeshare service offers community members convenient and reliable mobility options, with training available for first-time users. This initiative will greatly enhance transportation connectivity in the community, enabling residents to easily access job opportunities, recreational activities, and essential services. Redding Bikeshare will also elevate the overall quality of life for community members and create greater opportunities by offering affordable, on-demand travel options that prioritize climate-conscious solutions.

$1,000,000

Additional Funds W2: $500,000

Oakland Department of Transportation

Award Partner(s):
N/A
Project Name:
Oakland E-Bike Library
Location:
West Oakland, Downtown, Chinatown, San Antonio, Fruitvale and East Oakland

The City of Oakland is utilizing Clean Mobility Options (CMO) funding to implement an electric bike library providing priority communities with access to affordable medium and long-term rentals with e-bikes, cargo bikes, trikes, and adaptive bikes for persons with disabilities. The Oakland E-Bike Library service offers residents affordable mobility options that reduce dependency on car ownership for low-income communities. The program will also work with community-run bike shops to handle maintenance tasks and educate users about the benefits of electric bikes.

$1,000,000

Additional Funds W2: $499,980

Oakland Unified School District

Award Partner(s):
Zūm Services, Inc
Project Name:
On-demand Oakland Unified Student Transportation
Location:
City Of Oakland

The Oakland Unified School District and Zūm Services are utilizing Clean Mobility Options (CMO) funding to achieve carbon neutrality for the district’s student transportation fleet by 2025. The On-demand Oakland Unified Student Transportation program operates with a fleet of four on-demand, electric school buses, providing transportation services to students from diverse backgrounds, including those from low-income, predominantly black neighborhoods, and students with special needs. This initiative is focused on enhancing mobility options for all students, ensuring reliable transportation to school, therapy sessions, after-school activities, and more.

$1,000,000

Additional Funds W2: $500,000

Omnitrans

Award Partner(s):
First Transit
Project Name:
OmniRide Bloomington
Location:
Bloomington Area Of San Bernardino County

The Omnitrans Transit Agency, serving the San Bernardino area, is utilizing Clean Mobility Options (CMO) funding to launch OmniRide Bloomington, the region’s first zero-emission, on-demand mobility service with three plug-in hybrid vehicles. This innovative program offers residents a clean and safe travel option, greatly enhancing the community’s quality of life while prioritizing environmental sustainability. OmniRide Bloomington also expands transportation opportunities by providing affordable, on-demand travel solutions and access to previously unserved areas, including important job centers like Amazon, FedEx, and Walmart distribution centers in the Agua Mansa area.

$1,000,000

Additional Funds W2: $500,000

Richmond Community Foundation

Award Partner(s):
Miocar
Project Name:
Richmond Community Carshare
Location:
City Of Richmond

The Richmond Community Foundation is making the most of Clean Mobility Options (CMO) funding to significantly enhance its affordable, round-trip carsharing service by adding 14 battery-electric vehicles distributed across as many as eight locations. The Richmond Community Carshare program aims to provide even more clean and sustainable transportation choices to the residents, especially those living in areas of Richmond that have been heavily impacted by air pollution. This expansion offers a convenient and environmentally friendly mobility solution, taking meaningful steps towards reducing the city’s carbon footprint and ensuring accessible options for its residents. 

$998,614

Additional Funds W2: $501,386

San Joaquin Council of Governments

Award Partner(s):
Miocar, Mobility Development
Project Name:
Stockton EV Car Share Program
Location:
Stockton and San Joaquin County

The San Joaquin Council of Governments and its partners are leveraging Clean Mobility Options (CMO) funding to launch an affordable round-trip carsharing service featuring 11 electric vehicles owned and/or operated by the Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin. The Stockton EV Car Share Program provides service across three locations in the city of Stockton and communities in greater San Joaquin region. This new service will offer low-cost hourly and daily rentals to low-income residents, providing a new way to travel to medical appointments, grocery shopping, family visitation, and other trips that are difficult or not feasible to access by existing transit.

$993,300

Additional Funds W2: Pending

Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians

Award Partner(s):
Critical Electric Systems Group
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

The Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians is utilizing Clean Mobility Options (CMO) funding to launch a carshare program featuring eight electric vehicles, four Level 2 charging stations, and one Level 3 DC Fast Charger. The On-Demand Electric Vehicle Service for the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians Reservation offers an e-mobility solution for the community, promoting the health, welfare, and sustainability of tribal members and the 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)

  • 50 Corridor Transportation Management Association (withdrew)
  • City of Arvin
  • Environmental Justice Coalition for Water
  • First Community Housing
  • Green Technical Education and Employment
  • Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin
  • Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition
  • Los Angeles County Internal Services Department
  • Los Angeles Department of Transportation
  • Paratransit, Inc.
  • Rich City Rides
  • Self-Help Enterprises
  • Tulare County Association of Governments
Award Partner(s):
GRID Alternatives
Award Partner(s):
Via
Award Partner(s):
N/A
Award Partner(s):
Drop Mobility