Hybrid meeting covers regional transportation initiatives

Published on November 03, 2022

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The North Central Texas Council of Governments will discuss regional transportation initiatives during a hybrid meeting at noon Monday, Nov. 7, at the NCTCOG headquarters, 616 Six Flags Drive in Arlington.

Attend in person, watch the presentations live or participate via phone by dialing 855-925-2801, then code 2233. A video recording will be made available afterward.

These are the presentations:

Transportation Alternatives Program call for projects. NCTCOG opened the 2022 Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside Call for Projects on July 18, 2022, and applications were due on Sept. 9. 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.

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.

Regional policy supporting complete streets and 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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