Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Final Performance Plan (2018–2021) and Baseline Report (2022-2025)

Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality  Final Performance Plan (2018–2021) and Baseline Report (2022-2025)

Product No.: TR23003
Date Published: 11/2022

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Metropolitan Planning Organizations are required to adopt CMAQ Emissions targets and develop a baseline performance plan as part of the federally mandated Transportation Performance Management process. This technical memo serves as the final performance report to FHWA for the first performance period (2018–2021) for the congestion and on-road mobile emissions performance measures for the Philadelphia Urbanized Area and New York-Newark Urbanized Area and on-road mobile emissions performance measures in the DVRPC Planning Area. This report also serves as the baseline report for the second performance period (2022-2025) for these measures and includes additional reporting for the Allentown Urbanized Area and the Trenton Urbanized Area as required by federal regulations.

Geographic Area Covered: Portions of the Philadelphia, Trenton, Allentown, and New York–Newark Urbanized Area that comprise the nine-county DVRPC planning area, which covers the counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia in Pennsylvania and Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Mercer counties in New Jersey.

Key Words: Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality, CMAQ, Performance Measures, Transportation Performance Management, Congestion, On-road Mobile Emissions, PM3, State Performance Measure Targets, Nonattainment Area, Maintenance Area, Peak Hour Excessive Delay (PHED), Non-Single Occupancy Vehicle (Non-SOV), Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), Nitrogen Oxides (NOx), Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5)

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