Applications for CMAQ funding accepted 8/1-9/16

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).

The Office of Local Programs will be accepting applications for the Kentucky Congestion, Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) program August 1, 2016-September 16, 2016.

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

As a reminder-public-private partnerships are allowable with CMAQ funding.  However, the applicant must be a Local Public Agency (LPA) and the contact person must work for the LPA.

More info here.