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The earth’s surface and ocean temperatures are rising, with the 1990’s the warmest decade on record. Today, most scientists agree that man made (or anthropogenic) sources of greenhouse gases are, at least partly, to blame. The largest source of greenhouse gases in the Bay Area is mobile sources. Carbon dioxide is the most abundant of the greenhouse gases; however, other gases like methane and nitrous oxide are also involved.

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Upcoming Webcasts

11/26/14 Budget and Finance Committee Meeting.
(Video streams live at 9:30am)
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11/24/2014 Stationary Source Committee Meeting Webcast Archive
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11/19/2014 My Air Quality: Using Sensors to Know What's in Your Air Webcast archive will be available several days after the meeting.
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Contacts

Individuals

  • Patrick Wenzinger
  • Administrative Analyst, Strategic Incentives
  • 415 749-4934
  • Karen Schkolnick
  • Air Quality Program Manager, Strategic Incentives
  • 415 749-5070

Electronic Bicycle Lockers

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District's (BAAQMD) Transportation Fund for Clean Air Program (TFCA) Regional Fund Program provides funding for projects that reduce air pollution and greenhouse gases caused by on-road motor-vehicles, such as bicycle-facility improvement projects that expand Bay Area residents' options for safe walking and biking.

BAAQMD is currently accepting applications for Electronic Bicycle Locker projects. Up to $500,000 is available for this program and applications will be accepted through December 8, 2014, unless funds are exhausted sooner.  Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis.
Funding Available
  • Only public agencies in the BAAQMD's jurisdiction are eligible to apply
  • Funding may be used to purchase and install new e-lockers
  • Up to $2,500 per bicycle accommodated at any given time; Max. award is $50,000 per agency
  • See Guidance, Policies, and Evaluation Criteria for a complete listing of all program requirements
Electronic Bicycle Lockers Materials
  • Guidance, Policies, and Evaluation Criteria FYE 2015 for e-Lockers [PDF]
  • Application Part 1 [Excel]
  • Application Part 2 [Excel]
  • Application Parts 3-5 [Word]
  • Webinar (9/16/2014) [PDF]
  • Webinar Q&A (9/16/2014) [PDF]
  • Sample Letter of Commitment [PDF]
Application Process

The BAAQMD is accepting applications until December 8, 2014, or until funds are exhausted. Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis (Resolutions may be submitted after the due date, but no later than December 19, 2014). 
Submit copies of application materials as specified below. Please review Guidance, Policies, and Evaluation Criteria FYE 2015 for e-Lockers [PDF] for document format requirements and address.

  1. Summary Information – one (1) hard copy, mail or hand deliver, AND email to grants@baaqmd.gov.
  2. Project Budget - one (1) hard copy, mail or hand deliver, AND email to grants@baaqmd.gov.
  3. Project Type-Specific Information – one (1) hard copy; mail or hand deliver
  4. Attachments – one (1) hard copy; mail or hand deliver
  5. Certification and Survey – one (1) hard copy; mail or hand deliver

Contact

Patrick Wenzinger, Administrative Analyst, (415) 749-4934

Additional Information

About the funding source: Transportation Fund for Clean Air

To add your name to the TFCA grants distribution list, fill out the survey at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/6MRPHLD.

Last Updated: 9/16/2014