GreenTRIP Application Process

Thank you for your interest in the GreenTRIP Certification Program!

Applications to GreenTRIP certification are now accepted at any time. We've eliminated application deadlines and have changed our process to accept applications for certification on an ongoing basis.  TransForm reserves the right to delay evaluation of projects based on capacity.

Already submitted your application and fee? See our Next Steps After Application below.

To be eligible, your project must meet our minimum criteria:

  1. Primarily multi-family housing (some mixed-use ok). Maximum of 20% single family homes.
  2. Project Size at least: 20 units
  3. Project Density at least: 20 units/net acre
  4. Does not violate urban growth boundaries
  5. Within the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area: Defined as San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Alameda, Contra Costa, Napa, Solano, Sonoma, and Marin Counties

Steps to Apply:

  1. Familiarize with How GreenTRIP Works.
  2. Review the Certification Fee Structure
  3. Fill out Application Form and send it with additional documentation and materials to: GreenTRIP@TransFormCA.org
  4. Pay the GreenTRIP Application Fee on the upper-right side of this webpage. 
    *Major credit cards accepted. You do NOT need a Pay Pal account.
    **Application Fee is non-refundable. Please be sure you meet eligibility criteria

Next Steps after Application:

  1. We will notify you when your application is recieved and when we are ready to move forward with the evaluation stage.
  2. If accepted for certification, we will send a letter confirming your participation and an invoice for the evaluation fee. Details on the Certification Fee Structure here.
  3. Learn about the traffic reduction strategies we accept for meeting the certification standard here.  

Once we've received your evaluation fee, we will set up a kick-off meeting with your project team to understand the GreenTRIP certification standards, explain the traffic reduction strategies, and share examples of projects implementing these strategies.