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Phone: (855) 925-2801 (Enter code 3711)
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.
Map Your Experience 2022 Insights Report
Map Your Experience gathers input on transportation from members of the public who are experts on daily travel throughout the region. Public comments help us identify transportation issues across the region so we can work with partner agencies to find solutions. Staff will provide a report summarizing comments received since May 2020.
DFW High-Speed Transportation Connections Study Update
Phase 1 of the Dallas to Fort Worth High-Speed Transportation Connections Study has been completed, and the project is advancing to Phase 2. Staff will briefly review the recommended alignments and high-speed mode selected during Phase 1 before presenting next steps, including preliminary engineering and environmental documentation through the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process.
Conformity Lapse Grace Period
The Clean Air Act requires Metropolitan Planning Organizations to perform a transportation conformity analysis when a Metropolitan Transportation Plan is developed or updated. The Federal Highway Administration confirmed the determination deadline could not be met for the Mobility 2045 - 2022 Update and initiated a transportation conformity lapse grace period for the Dallas-Fort Worth non-attainment area. Staff will present details on this grace period and how it impacts the conformity determination process.
DFW Clean Cities Fleet Recognition Awards and Annual Survey Results
NCTCOG is the host organization for Dallas-Fort Worth Clean Cities (DFWCC), a US Department of Energy initiative to reduce total energy impacts in the transportation sector. As part of these efforts, DFWCC surveys local fleets each year about alternative fuel use and other fuel-saving activities. Staff will present the 2021 Annual Survey results and details on the fleet recognition awardees.
ONLINE REVIEW & COMMENT (NO PRESENTATION)
Proposed Modifications to the List of Funded Projects
A comprehensive list of funded transportation projects through 2026 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 and posted below in the files tab near the bottom of the page for review and comment.
RESOURCE & INFORMATION
Interactive Public Input: Map Your Experience
NCTCOG’s Transportation Department is accepting public input through an online map tool. Help plan for the future by letting us know how the region’s transportation system can better serve you. Share your transportation experience at: www.nctcog.org/mapyourexperience.
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: www.smokingvehicle.net.
Vehicle Incentive & Funding Opportunities
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: www.nctcog.org/aqfunding.
Saving Money & Reducing Truck Emissions
The Saving Money and Reducing Truck Emissions (SMARTE) program is hosting a webinar series centered on helping local trucking industries learn more about ways to increase efficiency and sustainability for their company. More information: www.nctcog.org/SMARTE.
Engine Off North Texas
Engine Off North Texas strives to reduce unnecessary idling in our region with a strong focus on heavy-duty vehicles. Local governments are encouraged to adopt idling restrictions or implement some form of an idle reduction strategy in their jurisdiction. Engine Off North Texas provides free outreach and educational materials, including regulatory signs to deter idling in cities with idling ordinances in place. More information: www.EngineOffNorthTexas.org