Transportation Fund for
Part of the Bay Area 1994 Clean Air Plan involves implementing "transportation control measures" (TCMs) to reduce motor vehicle emissions. To provide funding for public agencies responsible for the TCMs, the state Legislature passed Assembly Bill 434 in 1991 and AB 414 in 1995. The legislation authorizes the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) to impose a $4 surcharge on motor vehicle registration fees paid within its jurisdiction. Surcharge revenues, which total approximately $20 million annually, are channeled into the Transportation Fund for Clean Air (TFCA).
The enabling legislation provides that the following types of projects are eligible for funding through the TFCA:
In addition, TFCA funds allocated through the CMAs may also fund the following project categories:
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