January 27, 2021

CCTA launches electric bicycle rebate pilot program

Rebates are available for residents of each Contra Costa city to assist in the purchase of e-bikes.

Rebates are available for residents of each Contra Costa city to assist in the purchase of e-bikes.

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The 511 Contra Costa (511CC) and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) have partnered to launch a pilot program for residents of Contra Costa County, allowing them to receive cash rebates for new electric bicycles (e-bikes).

A limited number of $150 rebates ($300 for low-income residents) are available for residents of each Contra Costa city to assist in the purchase of e-bikes, e-bike conversion kits and electric mopeds (with a maximum speed less than 30 mph). E-bikes are clean fuel vehicles that provide riders with an alternative to driving when traveling short to medium distances on local streets.

“We’re proud to partner with 511 Contra Costa on this effort,” said Contra Costa Transportation Authority Executive Director Randell Iwasaki. “E-bikes offer several key benefits as an alternative to driving. They reduce congestion, reduce

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