Hear updates on regional transportation projects

Published on September 05, 2022

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The North Central Texas Council of Governments will host a hybrid public meeting to provide updates on regional transportation initiatives.

The meeting will be held at NCTCOG’s offices, 616 Six Flags Drive in Arlington, at noon Monday, Sept. 12. Residents may attend the meeting in person or watch live online.

These are the topics:

Roadway Safety Plan. From 2016-2020 the NCTCOG 12-county area experienced 3,752 fatalities and 19,405 serious injuries on roadways. The Roadway Safety Plan is the first regional plan to eliminate all fatal and serious injury crashes by 2050. This plan uses a data-driven approach to identify especially dangerous crash types and factors that cause these injuries and recommends countermeasures to prevent them from occurring.

National Drive Electric Week. The event takes place Sunday, Oct. 2, at Dallas City Hall Plaza. This year’s outdoor event will include a showcase of all makes and models of electric vehicles, opportunities to visit with both EV owners and technology vendors, and food trucks.

Updated rules for public comments at Regional Transportation Council meetings. Members of the public can provide comments during Regional Transportation Council meetings. Staff will present a brief overview of implementation to date as well as a procedural update being considered by the RTC.

Management & Operations and Safety Programs. The M&O and Safety Programs provide funds to improve the region’s air quality, manage the transportation system and address safety issues. The funds are also used to provide planning and implementation assistance to reduce congestion and support public transit and bicycle/pedestrian projects and programs. Details of the program and the projects being proposed for funding will be presented.

2022 Public Transportation Funding: Programs of Projects. NCTCOG staff will present proposed transit projects funded by the Federal Transit Administration through the final award of fiscal year 2022 funds for these four programs: Urbanized Area Formula, Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities, State of Good Repair, and Bus and Bus Facilities. This input opportunity meets the federal requirement for public participation in programs of projects.



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