Input from residents, local governments, and private sector 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 region. Input received is provided to the Regional Transportation Council. Comments or questions may be submitted on the specific items listed or other transportation and air quality topics.

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Phone: (855) 925-2801 (Enter code 6343)
Fax: (817) 640-3028
Mail: P.O. Box 5888, Arlington, Texas 76005-5888


Additional information about these topics may be found below in the files tab near the bottom of the page.

Interstate 45 Zero-Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment Plan
The Interstate (IH) 45 Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Infrastructure Deployment Plan outlines recommendations for building new infrastructure ZEV projects for both battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs), along IH 45. This corridor, which carries a large amount of freight, is key to advancing air quality efforts in Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston as both face ozone nonattainment challenges that are impacted by heavy-duty diesel vehicles. For more information, visit

2022 Access North Texas Update
Access North Texas is the regional public transportation coordination plan for the 16-county North Central Texas region and documents the transportation needs of older adults, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with lower incomes across the region. Staff will provide a summary of updated goals and strategies developed to better serve these populations with public transportation. A draft plan will be posted for review and comment.

Regional Pedestrian Safety Action Plan: 2022 Update
The Regional Pedestrian Safety Action Plan (PSAP) serves as a guide for State, regional, and local governments for improving pedestrian safety across the 12-county Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Planning Area. This Plan was endorsed by the Regional Transportation Council (RTC) on June 10, 2021 and adopted by reference as part of the Metropolitan Transportation Plan, Mobility 2045 - 2022 Update, on June 9, 2022. The proposed 2022 Update can be viewed in a red-lined version of the documents on the NCTCOG website:

Federal Performance Measures Update
Metropolitan Planning Organizations are required by MAP-21 and the FAST Act to monitor and set targets for a specific set of performance measures covering various aspects of the transportation system under their jurisdiction. Targets are established biennially for these measures as part of a four-year performance period. NCTCOG staff is in the process of analyzing outcomes from previously set targets while setting new targets for the next performance period and will provide an overview and update on the measures.


Interactive Public Input: Map Your Experience 
NCTCOG’s Transportation Department is now accepting public input through an online map tool. Help us plan for the future by letting us know how the region’s transportation system can better serve you. Share your transportation experience at

Regional Smoking Vehicle Program (RSVP)
Since 2007, the RSVP has allowed North Central Texans to help improve air quality by anonymously reporting vehicles emitting visible smoke and pollution. Educational material and information on how to report a smoking vehicle is available upon request. More information:

Vehicle Incentives & Funding Opportunities
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) maintains a list of funding opportunities and incentives for projects that reduce air pollution from vehicles or help improve energy efficiency. Examples of projects include, but are not limited to, replacing older vehicles, purchasing new electric vehicles, or building alternative fuel infrastructure. Eligible recipients can include citizens as well as companies or fleets. More information:   

Progress North Texas 2022

Progress North Texas is an annual report summarizing transportation system performance, recent accomplishments, and next steps for transportation plans, projects, and policies. More information:

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