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Access North Texas Key

Erath County

The purpose of Access North Texas is to build partnerships and better coordinate the delivery of transportation services throughout the region.  This can only be accomplished by hearing from you.  In the near future a kick-off meeting will be held, followed by a county-specific meeting in the winter of 2016/2017.  These discussions will allow us to focus our efforts on coordinating service and increasing efficiencies in public and human service transportation, therefore allowing us to better serve older adults, people with disabilities, low-income individuals and other groups with transportation challenges.


In 2013 we learned that Erath County is home to 49.4% of employed residents who work outside the county and that one in five residents are living in poverty, therefore potentially requiring additional transportation assistance.  Community members indicated the following key strategies to address the needs:


  • Improving availability of connections to better access medical, jobs and education,
  • Decreasing wait times for public transportation, and
  • Expand service.   

As we summarize the public transportation needs of today, we request your specific insight.  How has the region changed?  What new challenges are before us?  Have past struggles been overcome?   


To summarize the needs of this community we request input from advocates, public transportation providers, human service agencies, aging and workforce partners, and involved community members.  We welcome you to join us at future events throughout the 16-county region over the next year.  Information about transportation needs and gaps in service as well as strategies that leverage resources and build on coordination efforts already underway will be incorporated into the Access North Texas planning document.


More information will be posted on this web page as it becomes available.


Erath County Chapter

Appendix C - County by County Supplemental Information


Previous Meetings



Hood, Somervell, and Erath Counties Outreach Meeting: February 15, 2017


Flier [pdf]

Presentation [pdf]

Minutes [pdf]

Kickoff Meeting:  August 19, 2016


Flier [pdf]

Presentation [pdf]

Meeting Minutes [pdf]






Kelli Schlicher, Transportation Planner III, (817) 695-9287,



You Can Get Involved


Planning Documents


Current Approved Plan

Access North Texas, adopted March 2018

Erath County Chapter

Appendix C - County by County Supplemental Information



Prior Planning Documents    

Access North Texas, adopted October 2013

Click here to download the Erath County portion of Access North Texas.


Click here to download the entire Access North Texas plan.


North Central Texas Regional Public Transportation Plan, adopted 2006

Click here to download the 2006 Regional Public Transportation Coordination Plan




For more information, please contact Kelli Schlicher, Transportation Planner III, (817) 695-9287,

Click here to go back to the Access North Texas home page.


Last updated April 2018


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