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Public Input Opportunities

Have we heard from you? Citizen, local government and private sector input impacts decisions about transportation and air quality policies, programs and plans for North Texas. After all, these decisions determine how North Texans live and travel in the 12-county Dallas-Fort Worth area.

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To request printed copies of any information related to a Regional Public Transportation Input Opportunity or an Update, call 817-608-2365 or e-mail cbaylor@nctcog.org.

Transportation Public Input Opportunities

Learn what is happening with transportation and air quality in the region, and helping set priorities for the future. The Regional Transportation Council and North Central Texas Council of Governments are seeking public input. Flyer >>> [PDF]

December Online Input

Submit comments and questions
     E-mail:
 transinfo@nctcog.org 
  
   Fax: (817) 640-3028
     Phone: (817) 695-9240 
     Mail: P.O. Box 5888
     Arlington, Texas 76005
     Online Comment Form

 

Comments are due by  Jan.10, 2018 11:59 pm

Topic

Proposed Modifications to the List of Funded Projects [PDF]
A comprehensive list of funded transportation projects through 2020 is maintained in the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). Projects with committed funds from federal, state and local sources are included in the TIP. To maintain an accurate project listing, this document is updated on a regular basis. To view the current set of project modifications, visit www.nctcog.org/trans/tip/.


November Public Meetings

Monday, November 13, 2017
2:30 PM
North Central Texas Council of Governments
616 Six Flags Drive,
Arlington, TX 76011

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
6:00 PM

North Richland Hills Library
9015 Grand Ave
North Richland Hills, TX 76180

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
6:00 PM

Richardson Civic Center
411 W Arapaho Road
Richardson, TX 75080

Submit comments and questions
     E-mail:
transinfo@nctcog.org
     Fax: (817) 640-3028
     Phone: (817) 695-9240
     Mail: P.O. Box 5888
     Arlington, Texas 76005
     Web formThis is an image of the video proceedings or our November 2017 public meetings.

Click to submit a comment or question by 11:59 pm Dec. 13, 2017.

Presentations

Funding Program: Federal/Local Exchanges [PDF]
Over the last several months, NCTCOG staff has been working with local agencies that have expressed an interest in entering into partnerships with the Regional Transportation Council (RTC) to fund transportation projects in their jurisdictions. The goal of these partnerships is to implement local transportation projects while acquiring local funds for regional programs by exchanging federal air quality and mobility funds for local funds from the partner agencies. Staff will provide details on the partnerships, as well as the projects proposed to be implemented with federal transportation funds.

Regional Performance Targets for Transit Assets and Roadway Safety [PDF]
NCTCOG uses performance measures as part of a performance-based planning process for the region’s transportation system. Federal legislation has specified certain quantitative performance measures must be tracked and reported annually. In coordination with state and regional partners, staff will present proposed regional targets for measuring and evaluating the performance of two aspects of the transportation system. Roadway safety targets are focused on reducing serious injuries and fatalities for motorized and non-motorized travelers. Transit asset management targets are focused on ensuring public transportation vehicles, rail lines and other capital assets are in a state of good repair.

Fast Facts

Funding Opportunities for Clean Vehicles and Refueling Infrastructure
Need to replace a vehicle?  Need a place to refuel an electric or alternative fuel vehicle?  Many options are available through a variety of programs.  During December the North Central Texas Council of Governments will open a 2017 Clean Diesel Call for Projects. This opportunity will pay for up to 45 percent of the cost of replacing heavy-duty diesel vehicles or non-road equipment owned by public fleets or private entities contracted to local governments. Additionally, the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan recently opened their Alternative Fueling Facilities Program, which provides funding for the installation or expansion of alternative fuel refueling infrastructure. Additional programs will be opening soon.  For more information on these and other funding opportunities, visit: www.nctcog.org/aqfunding.

Play button Following the Arlington meeting, a video of the presentation and discussion will be posted here.    
       

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For anyone wanting to ride transit to the Arlington public meeting, NCTCOG will offer a free connection to the meeting upon request on a first-come, first-serve basis. To request a free roundtrip ride between NCTCOG and the Trinity Railway Express CentrePort/DFW Airport Station, contact Carli Baylor at least 72 hours prior to the meeting at cbaylor@nctcog.org or
817-608-2365.
   

 


About the Metropolitan Planning Organization and Public Involvement

As the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for the Dallas-Fort Worth area, the NCTCOG Transportation Department and Regional Transportation Council are together responsible for developing, coordinating and allocating funding to transportation plans and related air quality projects.
What is the MPO?

NCTCOG invites and encourages all North Texans, including those traditionally underserved by transportation, to share ideas and opinions. The Public Participation Plan [PDF] details more about how groups and individuals can be involved. Additionally, NCTCOG proactively seeks to educate and engage North Texans in the transportation planning process. It is expected that by 2035, nine million people will call North Texas home. Meeting the mobility needs of today and tomorrow requires coordination and collaboration.

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