delays)? Who collects these data? (Please provide written documentation if available.)

  1. Are models and modeling techniques used to estimate travel effects and emission reductions for CMAQ projects? Is this true for all project categories? If not, what other methods are being used? Please describe. Who performs these analyses? (Please provide written documentation if available.)

  2. To what extent are secondary project outcomes considered in project selection and evaluation [e.g., factors such as effects on greenhouse gases, ecology, economic development, equity (welfare-to-work initiatives), community livability]? How are these effects measured? Who does the analysis? (Please provide written documentation if available.)

  3. How are project costs determined? Who determines them?

  4. Who uses the project evaluation information? Have changes been made—for example, in project design or selection—as a result of project evaluations?

  1. Reporting requirements

    1. Which agency is responsible for reporting information on CMAQ projects to FHWA?

    2. What role does your agency play, if any, in collecting this information?

    3. What information, if any, is gathered in addition to the reporting data required by FHWA?

    4. Should additional information be gathered? reported to FHWA?

    5. Would you recommend any changes in the FHWA reporting process? If so, please elaborate.

  1. Are ex-post project evaluations undertaken to determine whether desired travel changes and emission reductions and other project outcomes have been achieved? (Please provide copies of any such studies or analyses.)

CMAQ Program Objectives

  1. What do you see as the primary goal of the CMAQ program?

  2. Are there other objectives addressed by the program (e.g., mobility enhancement, community livability)? Please describe.

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