The Air Quality Conformity Determination Report documents compliance with the provisions of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 (CAAA) and the Safe Accountable Efficient Transportation Equity Act: a Legacy for Users - 2005. The conformity determination for the current Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is based primarily on a regional emissions analysis that utilized the transportation networks in the current adopted and conforming long-range Metropolitan Transportation Plans (MTPs) and the emissions factors developed by the North Carolina Division of Air Quality (NCDAQ).
Read the conformity determination report for the 2012-2018 Transportation Improvement Program.
Find out what types of pollution affect planning for the MPO.
Based on the air quality monitoring results, the area can be classified into a particular category.
See a list of terms and definitions related to air quality issues.
- What types of pollution effect transportation planning for the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)?
- What is conformity?
- How does conformity affect the MPO?
- What triggers a Conformity Analysis?
- What variables are considered when determining conformity?
- How do emission levels determine the classification of urban areas in reference to air quality?
- What options are available to improve air quality?
- Why are these options necessary?
- Why does air quality affect transportation?