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Northeast Times | October 5, 2022

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Regional Transportation Online Input Opportunity

Regional Transportation Online Input Opportunity

The North Central Texas Council of Governments invites all citizens to provide public input on regional transportation, Monday, March 9, 2020 @ 6:00 p.m.MONDAY,

Meeting to be held at 616 Six Flags Drive, Arlington, TX 76011.


Transportation Improvement Program: Fiscal Years 2021-2024

The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a federally and state-mandated list of  transportation projects with committed federal, State and local funding within a four-year  period. Staff will present an overview of the TIP development process and provide a draft list of  active projects in the region.

Proposals on Two Major Projects

The Regional Transportation Council (RTC) has considered funding a transportation improvement associated with a transformational land use change at the Collin Creek Mall site. It involves a mixed-use development with transit connections to the Downtown Plano Light Rail Station.  Additionally, the RTC has been asked to fund a change order of $20 million on the Trinity River  Bridges in Fort Worth to help speed up completion.  Both projects will be presented for public review.

Metropolitan Transportation Plan Policy Bundle: Round 4 

To encourage the development of alternative, strategic solutions, Mobility 2045 includes a list of voluntary policies that local governments and transportation agencies can choose to adopt. These policies aim to address issues affecting transportation in the region and cover a wide range of topics. Staff will present an overview of how the Mobility 2045 Policy Bundle Program works and how agencies work together to achieve the goals of the plan.

Start of 2020 Ozone Season 

The 2020 ozone season begins March 1 and runs through November 30, 2020. The Dallas-Fort Worth region does not meet the federal air quality standard for the pollutant ozone, and NCTCOG staff continues to implement various projects and programs to improve air quality and protect public health.  Staff will present an ozone season update as well as strategies to help reduce air pollution.

Dallas Fort Worth Clean Cities Recognition Annual Survey Results  

Staff will provide an overview of the 2018 DFW Annual Fleet Survey results, which include statistics on the overall energy impact of fleets.  Entities who were recognized for their transportation energy reduction efforts and strategies will also be highlighted.

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