TRANSPORTATION PUBLIC MEETINGS SCHEDULE : SEEKING PUBLIC INPUT

Mar 28 2018

 

What Do You Think? Tell Us.

 

Learn about transportation in the region and help set future priorities. The Regional Transportation Council and North Central Texas Council of Governments, together serving as the metropolitan planning organization for the Dallas-Fort Worth area since 1974, are seeking public input.

 

Public Meetings 

Monday, April 9

6:00 pm

Garland Police

Administration Building

1891 Forest Lane

Garland, TX 75042

 

Tuesday, April 10

6:00 pm

North Richland Hills

Public Library

9015 Grand Ave

North Richland Hills, TX 76180

Wednesday, April 11

2:30 pm

North Central Texas

Council of Governments

616 Six Flags Drive

Arlington, TX 76011

The Arlington meeting will be live streamed at www.nctcog.org/video (click on the "live" tab). A video recording of this meeting will also be online at

www.nctcog.org/input.

 

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.

 

Mobility 2045: Metropolitan Transportation Plan for North Central Texas

Mobility 2045 will define a long-term vision for the region's transportation system and guide spending of federal and state transportation funds. This includes funding for highways, transit, bicycle and pedestrian facilities and other programs that can reduce congestion and improve air quality. Draft recommendations will be presented. More information, www.nctcog.org/mobility2045.

 

Work Program Modifications

The Unified Planning Work Program for regional transportation planning provides a summary of the transportation and related air quality planning tasks to be conducted by the metropolitan planning organization. Proposed modifications to the FY 2018 and FY 2019 UPWP will be presented. 

 

2019-2022 Transportation Improvement Program

The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a federally and state-mandated list of projects with committed funding for construction or implementation within a four-year period. Staff will present the draft list of projects to be funded between 2019 and 2022.

 

Air Quality Update

Ten counties in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are designated as nonattainment for the pollutant ozone, and the transportation sector is a major pollution source. Staff will present an overview of air quality improvements, recent ozone standard changes and a summary of local programs anyone can join to help improve air quality.

 

Regional Bicycle Opinion Survey Results

The 2017 bicycle opinion survey captures the general public's views on bicycling, including frequency of bicycling, perceived barriers to bicycling, access to bicycle facilities and helmet use. Staff will present an overview of the survey results.

 

Resources and Information:

ACT Now! You could be eligible for up to $3,500 for your older vehicle! AirCheckTexas: www.airchecktexas.org

Clean Air Action Day is June 22, 2018: www.airnorthtexas.org/cleanairactionday

April Car Care Clinics: www.ntxcarcare.org

Spring Outreach Events: www.airnorthtexas.org

 

Comments & Questions Title

Email: transinfo@nctcog.org

Website: www.nctcog.org/input

Fax: 817-640-3028

Phone: 817-695-9240

Mail: P.O. Box 5888

Arlington, TX 76005

 

 www.nctcog.org/input

 

For special accommodations due to a disability or language translation, contact Carli Baylor at 817-608-2365 or cbaylor@nctcog.org at least 72 hours prior to the meeting. Reasonable accommodations will be made.  

Para ajustes especiales por discapacidad o para interpretación de idiomas, llame al 817-608-2365 o por email: cbaylor@nctcog.org con 72 horas (mínimo) previas a la junta. Se harán las adaptaciones razonables.