From Roadmap to Reality: Securing Contra Costa's Electric Mobility Future
In February, 2021, the California Energy Commission awarded the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) with $3,467,067 in Clean Transportation Funding to implement community-based strategies identified in the CCTA’s Electric Vehicle Readiness Blueprint. The CCTA and partners provided local match funding of $842,684. The Clean Transportation Funding is designed to help the state attain its climate change policies.
The CCTA program called Charge Up Contra Costa will support electric personal mobility and provide educational programs in low-income communities in Contra Costa.
Rebates for the procurement of electric vehicle charging stations: MCE
FUTURE BUILD Workforce Development courses for electric vehicle maintenance and repair: Future Build
RichmondBUILD Workforce Development courses and employment leads for installation and maintenance of electric vehicle charging stations: RichmondBuild
The program aims to improve localized health impacts with estimates to reduce 54,640 tons of greenhouse gases that exacerbate health issues including emphysema, asthma, and other respiratory diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and bronchitis.