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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.
Transportation Alternatives Program Call for Projects: Recommended Funding Awards
NCTCOG opened the 2022 Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside Call for Projects on July 18, 2022, and applications were due on Sept. 9, 2022. Projects eligible under this program include the construction of on- and off-road pedestrian and bicycle facilities, rail station connections, activities related to the Safe Routes to School initiative, and safety improvements. Staff will provide an overview of the recommended funding awards for this Call for Projects.
Walk to School Day Recap
NCTCOG helped schools in the region celebrate Walk to School Day on Oct. 12. Staff will provide a summary of Walk to School Day promotional efforts as well as the results of the events held at participating schools.
Supporting Complete Streets & Context Sensitive Design
NCTCOG is proposing a draft policy resolution supporting a regional model for complete streets and context sensitive design. This resolution outlines the importance of planning and constructing complete streets and serves as the framework for encouraging complete street policies across the region.
End of 2022 Ozone Season
November marks the end of the 2022 ozone season for North Central Texas. Staff will present an update on current air quality standings, compare current standings against previous ozone seasons, and highlight potential implications facing the region for not meeting Federal attainment requirements.
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Interactive Public Input: Map Your Experience
NCTCOG’s Transportation Department is accepting public input through an online map tool. Comments will be used to guide upcoming planning efforts, including an update to Mobility 2045, the region’s long-range metropolitan transportation plan. 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 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. Visit www.nctcog.org/SMARTE for more information about upcoming webinars.
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. Visit www.EngineOffNorthTexas.org for more information and request materials free of charge.