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OFFICE OF RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND TECHNOLOGY AT THE TURNER-FAIRBANK HIGHWAY RESEARCH CENTER

Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations

Project Information

Project ID:
FHWA-PROJ-17-0044
Project Abstract:

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) supported the Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO) Air Quality Work Group on ongoing technical and capacity building assistance, and continuing management and administration of the Air Quality Work Group with FHWA funding and technical support. The Air Quality Work Group would continue to serve as a focal point for MPOs to engage with U.S. DOT, the Environmental Protection Agency, other federal agencies and national organizations on air quality and climate change issues.

Project Status:
Completed
Project Funding Amount (Contract Award Amount):
$149,164.00
Start Date:
End Date:
Public Access Plan:
Yes
Grant/Contract ID:
  • DTFH6117P00125
FHWA Program Area:
  • Planning, Environment, and Realty
FHWA AMRP Program:
  • Modeling and Analysis Tools
FHWA Activity:
  • Data and Analysis
Project Outputs:
  • Two white papers
  • Presentation materials
  • Meeting minutes
  • Webinar recordings
Project Outcomes/Impact:

The workgroup met every 6 months to discuss a variety of air quality issues and to collaborate on ways to advance the practice of transportation and air quality practices, both in the policy and technical arena.  Under the direction of AMPO, the air quality  workgroup produced 2 white papers and engaged in a number of webinars and conversations with FHWA, EPA, State transportation and air quality agencies, as well as researchers and other practitioners to discuss matters related to the implementation of the Clean Air Act, transportation conformity practices, air quality modeling and analytical practices, and the implementation of the CMAQ program.

Contact Information

First Name:
Cecilia
Last Name:
Ho
Phone Number:
202-366-9862
Email Address:
Team:
Air Quality and Transportation Conformity Team
Office:
Office of Natural Environment
Office Code:
HEPN-10

Management Organizations

Sponsor Organization

Organization Role:
Sponsor Organization
Organization:
Federal Highway Administration: Office of Planning, Environment, and Realty - Office of Natural Environment
Contact Role:
Contract Office Representative
Contact:

Managing Organization

Organization Role:
Sponsor Organization
Organization:
Federal Highway Administration: Office of Planning, Environment, and Realty - Office of Natural Environment
Contact Role:
Contract Office Representative
Contact:

Performing Organization

Organization Role:
Sponsor Organization
Organization:
Federal Highway Administration: Office of Planning, Environment, and Realty - Office of Natural Environment
Contact Role:
Contract Office Representative
Contact: