DVRPC Announces Funding Opportunity for Transportation Projects that Reduce Congestion and Improve Air Quality

On Friday January 9, 2015, the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) will open a competitive funding round for the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Program. DVRPC's CMAQ Program will make available $3.6 million in the DVRPC New Jersey counties for projects that will improve air quality and/or reduce traffic congestion.

Examples of eligible CMAQ projects include pedestrian and bicycle projects, transit improvement programs, congestion reduction and traffic flow improvements, diesel retrofit projects, freight projects, and funding of transportation demand management programs, among others. Public agencies and private – public partnerships with a public agency sponsor are eligible to apply for the CMAQ competitive program funds.

CMAQ program application forms and program guidance are available at The application period will remain open from January 9, 2015 until 5 p.m. on April 9, 2015.

Please direct questions to or call 215-238-2860.