Funding Resources

Program Name Due Date Source Description
NEW JERSEY ZERO EMISSION INCENTIVE PROGRAM (NJ ZIP) July 31, 2022 New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) NJ ZIP is a pilot voucher program, with a funding pool that will be expanded to $44.25M as of December 1, 2021. This pilot supports businesses and institutions purchasing new, medium-duty zero-emission vehicles that will operate in the greater Camden, Newark, and New Brunswick areas – and as of December 1, 2021, the greater Shore areas as well. This pilot is funded by the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) proceeds allocated to NJEDA for the purposes of reducing harmful emissions, especially in communities disproportionately impacted by transportation emissions, and creating economic opportunity within the state. The program provides vouchers with base values ranging between $25,000 to $100,000.
MEGA (National Infrastructure Project Assistance program) Grants Dec. 31, 2022 U.S. DOT Support large, complex surface transportation infrastructure projects that are difficult to fund by other means and likely to generate national or regional economic, mobility, or safety benefits. The BIL specifies that the USDOT Secretary consider, as an additional consideration for the Mega program, whether a project may benefit an Area of Persistent Poverty or a Historically Disadvantaged Community.
INFRA Grants (Nationally Significant Multimodal Freight & Highway Projects) Dec. 31, 2022 U.S. DOT Awards competitive grants for multimodal freight and highway projects of national or regional significance to improve the safety, efficiency, and reliability of the movement of freight and people in and across rural and urban areas.
Rural Surface Transportation Grant Program Dec. 31, 2022 U.S. DOT Support projects, in a rural area, as defined by USDOT for this grant that is based on the 2010 census, to improve and expand the surface transportation infrastructure in rural areas to increase connectivity, improve the safety and reliability of the movement of people and freight, and generate regional economic growth and improve quality of life.
Guide to Transit Funding Sources CJTF A resource to help understand available state and federal funding sources for transit projects.