Awarding solutions that will transform access to electric mobility options in New York State’s disadvantaged communities.
New York State will support long-term, transformational electric mobility options that will improve the quality of life in disadvantaged communities. The Electric Mobility Challenge will award up to three grand prizes of $7 million each to support the transition to clean, safe, and more convenient transportation for all New Yorkers.
How to Participate
Learn more about key steps to participating in the Electric Mobility Challenge.
Before registering, complete our optional Organizational Readiness Tool to help determine eligibility and assess your fit for the challenge.
After assessing your fit through the Organizational Readiness Tool, registration is required by Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
Once you’ve registered for the Electric Mobility Challenge, complete and submit your proposal no later than Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
5. Phase One Awards
Informed by Scoring Committee results, the Selection Panel will review top-scoring submissions and select up to five Phase One Awardees in Winter 2021.
6. Phase Two Awards
Phase One Awardees will enter into an agreement with NYSERDA for a $100,000 planning grant to strengthen their proposals for the opportunity to win a $7 million award.
The resources below are provided as a baseline to support an understanding of a broad array of issues and solutions related to mobility and disadvantaged communities in New York State. Note: They do not necessarily represent what the scoring committee expects to see in a successful proposal. Additional resources and webinar information can be found under Proposal Process: Resources.
Aggregated Data Resources for NYS Read Now [PDF]
Report: National Scan of Bike Share Equity Programs Read Now[PDF]
Report: Influential Factors in the Formation of Partnerships Between Ridehail Companies and Public Transportation Read Now
Report: Shared Micromobility in the US: 2019 Read Now
Let’s work together to build a cleaner, healthier State of New York.
The Electric Mobility Challenge will fund forward-thinking, community-informed clean transportation solutions that reduce air pollution, overcome transportation challenges, and improve quality of life in New York State’s disadvantaged communities. Solutions will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve air quality in support of Governor Cuomo’s nation-leading climate goals. Only 91 Days to register.
Awards:- $ 21 Million