Emission Calculation Guidelines

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Fresno COG CMAQ Applicants: Please use the following links for your calculations.


Emission Calculation Guidelines


Methods to Find the Cost-Effectiveness of Funding Air Quality Projects (2005 ARB Guidance)

Emission Factor Tables (Updated as of March 2018)


ARB Automated Methods to Find the Cost-Effectiveness of Funding Air Quality Projects


This automated Access database program includes methods for the following project categories: cleaner on- and off-road vehicle purchases and re-powers; cleaner street sweepers; new bus service operations; vanpool and shuttle service; traffic signal coordination; bicycle facilities; telecommunications; and ridesharing and pedestrian facilities.


Generic Methods Program Microsoft Access File  (Note: To download file, please select save)


Please use the updated emission factors for your calculations. These were most recently updated in March 2018.


Fresno COG Spreadsheet Example


Shoulder and Road/Alley Paving Emissions Reduction Excel Spreadsheet (CAN ONLY BE USED FOR ROAD, ALLEY, OR SHOULDER PAVING PROJECTS)


For further information or other questions, please contact Braden Duran at (559) 233-4148 ext. 217 or bduran@fresnocog.org


Last Updated – October 2019

Fresno COG offices will be closed on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 in observance of Caesar Chavez Day.

Fresno COG Office Operations: Consistent with protocols being followed by state and local public agencies, in light of the COVID -19 crisis, beginning today March 19, 2020, the majority of Fresno COG staff will be telecommuting from home.

Regional Transportation Mitigation Fee (RTMF) Collection: Fresno COG will continue to collect RTMF mitigation fees, however RTMF payments will only be collected on Monday and Tuesday until March 31st or until the COVID-19 situation is mitigated to a level deemed safe by public health officials.

Senior Taxi Scrip Program: Seniors who live in Fresno County will still be able to purchase senior taxi scrip via mail.