Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ)
Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) is a transportation improvement program focused on reducing emissions in designated areas of the United States. Federal funding is available to government agencies for projects that will contribute greatly to air quality improvements and decreases in traffic congestion. Federal CMAQ funds must be spent in non-attainment or maintenance areas as determined by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
 

 CMAQ Eligible Areas

 
  • Boone, Boyd, Bullitt, Campbell, Christian, Daviess, Edmonson, Fayette, Jefferson, Kenton, Marshall, Oldham, and Scott
  • Portions of Greenup, Hancock, Lawrence, and Livingston counties
Please see the FHWA CMAQ Program Interim Guidance for detailed information on project eligibility.
 

 Applying for Funding

 

Local and state government agencies are eligible to apply for CMAQ funding.  Non-profits and private sector entities may partner with an eligible applicant to complete a project.

Projects must follow all federal and state guidelines outlined in the KYTC Federal-Aid Highway Program Project Development Guide for Local Public Agencies (LPAs)

 We are not accepting applications at this time.  The next application cycle is anticipated to begin in Fall/Winter 2014.

 

 Resources

 

FHWA CMAQ Program Interim Guidance (November 2013)

FHWA Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) Program Site

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The EPA leads the nation's environmental science, research, education and assessment efforts. The mission of the EPA is to protect human health and the environment. Since 1970, the EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people.

Kentucky Division for Air Quality
The Kentucky Division for Air Quality's mission is to protect human health and the environment by achieving and maintaining acceptable air quality through operation of a comprehensive air monitoring network, creating effective partnerships with air pollution sources and the public, timely dissemination of accurate and useful information, the judicious use of program resources, and maintenance of a reasonable and effective compliance assurance program.

Contact Information Contact Info
Office of Local Programs
Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality
200 Mero Street, 6th Floor East
Frankfort, KY 40622
Phone: (502) 564-2060
Fax: (502) 564-6615
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 Documents

 
  
  
Kentucky AQ Designations.pdfKentucky AQ Designations
Kentucky CMAQ Eligible Areas.pdfKentucky CMAQ Eligible Areas
Office of Local Programs Progress Report Form.docxOffice of Local Programs Progress Report Form
Office of Local Programs Project Closure Form.docxOffice of Local Programs Project Closure Form
Office of Local Programs Reimbursement Request Form.docxOffice of Local Programs Reimbursement Request Form