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MOVES Model User Group Webconferences

July 29, 2010 Presentations:
MOVES2010 Testing in the Washington, DC/VA/MD Area
MOVES2010 & MOBILE6 Model Testing in the Dallas-Ft. Worth Area

October 14, 2010 Presentation: 
TDM2MOVES – Travel Demand Model Application in the Salt Lake City Area

Transportation Conformity

FHWA’s Air Quality Page:
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/aqupdate/index.htm

Conformity Highlights:
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/conformity/highligh.htm

Resources:

EPA Document: Cost-Effectiveness of Heavy-Duty Diesel Retrofits and other Mobile Source Emission Reduction Programs
MOVES (Motor Vehicle Emissions Simulator)
EPA Rule to Implement the PM2.5 Standard
NTI Course: Introduction to Transportation Conformity
Transportation Conformity: A Basic Guide for State & Local Officials [PDF]
Planning Horizons for Metropolitan Long-Range Transportation Plans (April 2005)
FHWA Transportation Conformity Status

Laws and Regulations
Policy and Guidance
Basic Guide, Reference Guide, and Highlights
Research
Air Quality Training
Air Quality Contacts

Special Topics:

Air Quality Planning and State Implementation Plans
Conformity Lapses
Cool Pavements 
Emissions Modeling
Land Use
Latest Planning Assumptions
Multi-jurisdictional (Complex) Areas
National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) and Nonattainment Designations
Project-level Conformity
Regional Emissions Analysis
Rural Areas
Transportation Control Measures (TCMs)

It All Adds Up to Cleaner Air: Quarterly Newsletter

AMPO Air Quality Comments

Implementation of the 8-hour ozone and fine particulate standard [DOC]
Transportation Conformity Rule Amendments issued on June 30, 2003 [DOC]
Transportation Conformity Rule Amendments for the new 8-Hour Ozone and PM2.5 National Ambient Air Quality Standards [DOC]
Additional Burden for MPOs for the 8 hour & PM fine standards [DOC]
Options for PM2.5 and PM10 Hot-Spot Analyses in the Transportation Conformity Rule Amendments for the New PM2.5 and Existing PM10 National Ambient Air Quality Standards [DOC]

Air Quality Guidance and Information

EPA 8-hour Ozone Designations Page: Final Rule, Fact sheets, Q&A, Maps and Table of Designations
EPA’s Early Action Compact Program – Information, Q&A, rulemakings
Current U.S. Air Quality Conditions – EPA AIR NOW site
EPA Policy Guidance on the Adoption and Use of SIP Transportation Control Measure Substitution Mechanisms
Final Policy Guidance: Improving Air Quality Through Land Use Activities. (EPA Document, January 2001)
Guidance on Applicable Methodologies to Account for the Benefits of Infill in SIPs and Conformity Determinations. (EPA Document, June 2001)