Money Rebates Accessible For New E-Bikes In Walnut Creek
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY — Residents of Contra Costa County can now obtain money rebates for brand new electrical bicycles, or e-bikes, via a pilot program launched by 511 Contra Costa.
A restricted variety of $150 rebates can be found for residents of every of the county’s 19 cities, and one other batch for residents of unincorporated areas, to assist purchase e-bikes, e-bike conversion kits and electrical mopeds, with a most velocity lower than 30 mph.
Low-income residents would obtain $300 rebates.
“E-bikes supply a number of key advantages as an alternative choice to driving -they scale back congestion, scale back greenhouse gasoline emissions, eradicate parking dilemmas, and may also help bridge these first and final mile journeys to transit — plus they’re simply actually cool,” stated Contra Costa Transportation Authority Govt Director Randell Iwasaki.
Kirsten Riker, mission supervisor with 511 Contra Costa, stated considered one of that transportation program’s objectives with the rebates is to introduce Contra Costa residents to e-bikes and to make them simpler to acquire.
The rebate program is funded by Measure J transportation tax revenues.
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