Regional Fund

Learn more about the TFCA Regional Fund and explore funding opportunities for clean air vehicles and trip reduction projects.

Sixty percent (60%) of Transportation Fund for Clean Air funds are awarded to the TFCA Regional Fund and to Air District sponsored programs.

The Air District is currently seeking public comments on the draft revisions to the TFCA Regional Fund Policies and Evaluation Criteria for Fiscal Year Ending (FYE) 2017. Based on stakeholder input, a final draft of these Policies and Evaluation Criteria will be developed for consideration by the Air District’s Board of Directors in the spring of 2016.

Both a clean version and a redline version of the draft policies and evaluation criteria are available below, under the Resources Section.

The deadline for receiving comments is Friday, March 11, 2016, by 4:00PM.

Comments may be sent to:

Strategic Incentives Division
Bay Area Air Quality Management District
375 Beale St., Suite 600 
San Francisco, CA 94105

Please use the subject line, “Draft FYE 2017 TFCA Regional Fund.”

Project Types

Funds are available for the following project types:

  • Trip Reduction - includes shuttle and ridesharing, and pilot trip reduction projects.
  • Clean air vehicles and infrastructure - includes alternative fuel vehicles and alternative fuel infrastructure.
  • Bicycle Facilities- includes bicycle paths/lanes/routes, lockers and racks.
  • Spare the Air - conducts outreach activities to reduce vehicle miles traveled (VMT) and emissions by behavior modification.
  • Enhanced Mobile Source Enforcement/Commuter Benefits - has been refocused to implement enforcement activities associated with the new Commuter Benefits Program.
  • Vehicle Buy Back - TFCA funding for this program supports administrative and marketing efforts undertaken by the Air District contractors.


All municipalities, government agencies, and public educational institutions located within the boundaries of the Air District’s jurisdiction are eligible to apply for funding. Non-public entities are eligible for funding for clean air vehicles and alternative fuel infrastructure.

Funding must be used to reduce emissions from eligible on-road mobile sources.

How to Apply

Visit the TFCA project webpages below for information about the application process:

Workshops and Events

Two public workshops were held via webinar on the dates listed below.

  • Tuesday, February 16, 2016 from 10:00 to 11:00AM
  • Wednesday, February 24, 2016 from 2:00 to 3:00PM

These webinars discussed the proposed updates to the TFCA Policies and Evaluation Criteria for FYE 2017. A copy of the webinar presentation can be found in the Resources section below.

View the Calendar for upcoming workshops, events, and deadlines.


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