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What's New

CMAQ Funding Applications Now Available

Applications for the statewide Congestion Mitigation Air Quality (CMAQ) funding program are now available.

The CMAQ Program funds transportation improvement projects that reduce traffic congestion, improve air quality and help urban areas achieve federal clean air standards. Federal CMAQ funding is now available for new projects in fiscal years 2026 and 2027.

1) Program Guidance
2) PDF Application (please contact Dave Pulay if an excel version is needed)
3) Sample Resolution
4) Frequently Asked Questions

CMAQ program funds will be distributed through a statewide competitive application process. Eligible applicants, located in Summit and Portage counties only, should submit an electronic copy of their application(s) to Dave Pulay by 4 p.m. on July 30, 2021.

Once project applications are received, they will be processed by the Staff and scored and ranked by the TAC TIP Subcommittee. The Subcommittee will then develop a list of projects to be recommended for funding. The draft list of projects will be presented to the AMATS Policy Committee for approval at their September meeting. The approved list of projects from the AMATS area will then be submitted to the statewide CMAQ Committee for evaluation against all projects submitted throughout the state. Final funding approvals will be announced by the end of the calendar year.

Dave Pulay will be coordinating all project applications and will be glad to assist you throughout the application process. If you have specific questions regarding the applications or the process in general, please feel free to email Dave at or call at 330-375-2436.