Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program

The Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) program is a federally-funded program of surface transportation improvements designed to improve air quality and mitigate congestion. The program description document contains more information on the program and the types of projects it funds.

The CMAQ Performance Plan summarizes the performance measure targets associated with the CMAQ program - peak hour excessive delay (PHED), non-SOV travel, and on-road mobile source emissions. 

To learn more about the current call for projects with the TAP-L and STP-Share Fund programs visit the Call for transportation projects webpage.

Project Selection Committee - committee background and membership

Meeting Materials - agendas, materials and meeting minutes for PSC meetings

Program Management and Resources - resources for project sponsors, including project status reports, program management policies, and information on project change requests

Project Contacts - contact information for Councils of Mayors planning liaisons (PLs) and the City of Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT)

Historical Program Development - information on past calls for projects

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions about the CMAQ program, applications, and program management

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