Published on April 01, 2022 From City of Fort Worth News
The North Central Texas Council of Governments will host a hybrid virtual and in-person meeting to gain residents’ input on regional transportation initiatives.
The meeting will be at noon on Monday, April 11, at NCTCOG headquarters, 616 Six Flags Drive in Arlington. Attend in person or attend the meeting via phone by dialing 855-925-2801 then code 7747.
These are the presentations:
Mobility 2045 Update and 2022 Transportation Conformity. One of the primary responsibilities of a Metropolitan Planning Organization is the development and maintenance of a Metropolitan Transportation Plan. NCTCOG staff has begun developing an update to the current MTP, Mobility 2045, and will provide an overview of the nondiscrimination analysis, as well as draft plan materials.
Beginning of ozone season and car care awareness. The Dallas-Fort Worth region does not meet attainment for federal air quality standards for the pollutant ozone. The 2022 ozone season began on March 1, and staff will present an ozone season update and strategies to help reduce air pollution, including information on the department’s Car Care Awareness campaign, which helps educate vehicle owners and the public about proper vehicle maintenance practices so they can take an active role in contributing to the regional air quality solution.
Electric vehicle charging station call for projects. NCTCOG is offering grant funding for the installation of Level 2 and Direct Current Fast Charge electric vehicle charging stations. All public entities are eligible to apply, and the stations must be publicly accessible. Applications are being accepted until April 22 for the first round of applications. Additional details on the call for projects will be provided.
Fort Worth to Dallas Regional Trail branding and wayfinding project. The Regional Trail Branding and Wayfinding project will create a name and unified branding and signage for the Fort Worth to Dallas Regional Trail, a 60-mile trail connecting the cities of Fort Worth, Arlington, Grand Prairie, Irving and Dallas. This project will also help build regional consensus for ongoing marketing and operations for the trail. Staff will present an overview of the project and upcoming public input opportunities.
To request a free roundtrip ride between NCTCOG and the Trinity Railway Express CentrePort/DFW Airport Station, call 817-704-2510 or email at least 72 hours before the meeting.
For more information go to https://www.nctcog.org/trans/involve/meetings?ext=.