Michael Morris, P.E., Director of Transportation
Michael Morris has served in the Transportation Department of the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) since 1979.
After working as a Transportation Planner, Senior Transportation Planner, and Assistant Director of Transportation, Michael became Director of Transportation in 1990. His responsibilities as Director include directing the overall transportation activities of NCTCOG, carrying out the transportation policies of the NCTCOG Executive Board and Regional Transportation Council, and managing the implementation of rules, regulations, and responsibilities of federal and State government.
Michael is a member of the Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations, the Institute of Transportation Engineers, the American Society of Civil Engineers, and the Travel Model Improvement Program Review Panel of the Federal Highway Adminstration. Michael has served on the NRC Committee to Review EPA's Mobile Source Emissions Factor Model, the Committee for the Evaluation of the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program, the Committee on Air Quality Management in the United States, and the Executive Committee of the Transportation Research Board. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2004 National Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Metropolitan Planning Organization.
Michael's education includes a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Environmental Design and Planning and a Masters of Science Degree in
Civil Engineering, both from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
He is resident of Arlington.