Transit Station Public Charging Program

The Transit Station Public Charging Program provides grants to Bay Area transit agencies to install charging equipment for customer electric vehicles (EVs) and personal e-bikes, scooters and more at transit stations.

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Noah Berger

Bay Area transit agencies can apply for Transit Station Public Charging Program grants to be used to install charging equipment for customer electric vehicles (EVs), last-mile shuttles, electric micromobility devices (such as e-bikes, e-scooters and assistive mobility devices) and more. Equipment is to be installed at transit stations and transit parking facilities.

Part of Plan Bay Area 2050

The Transit Station Public Charging Program aligns with Plan Bay Area 2050 equity and air quality goals:

  • Grant funding will be prioritized to support underserved and Equity Priority Communities
  • Reducing greenhouse gas emissions by encouraging use of electric vehicles and other clean mobility options

Staff Contact

James Choe, Climate Program Manager
Phone: (415) 778-6664
Email: jchoe@bayareametro.gov

Climate Grant: Transit Station Public Charging  
2023 Capital Grants

This grant opportunity is currently closed. Sign up to be notified of future funding opportunities. 

MTC invites eligible Bay Area public transit agencies (or local governments in partnership with transit agencies) to submit project proposals for the Transit Station Public Charging Program. Funding is available to purchase and install publicly accessible charging stations for electric vehicles and/or electric mobility devices (bikes, scooters, assistive mobility devices, etc.) at transit stations.  

As part of Plan Bay Area 2050 climate initiatives, this call seeks to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by expanding clean transportation options, and to advance other regional priorities.  

Application Process 

Applications were due Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at 4 p.m. 

Refer to the materials below: 

Eligible Applicants 

Eligible applicants are Bay Area transit agencies or local governments if the parking or other facility for the transit station project is owned by a local government. Applicants must also have a demonstrated ability to meet timely use of funds deadlines and requirements. Other public, private and nonprofit partners essential to project implementation should also be identified in the application. 

Transit Station Public Charging Eligible Activities 

Funding is available to purchase and install publicly accessible charging stations for electric vehicles and/or electric mobility devices (bikes, scooters, assistive mobility devices, etc.) at transit stations, as well as related potential improvements. The charging infrastructure must be publicly accessible, though priority can be given to transit customers during core service hours. For more information on eligible activities, please refer to materials within the Application Process section above.