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Navarro 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 fall of 2016.  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 in Navarro County more than three in five of the county’s working residents commute out of the county and greater than two in five of them travel more than 50 miles to get to work.  Long distance commuters often look for transportation options.  Addressing this concern, and others, led to several prioritized strategies:


  • Improving local and county access through increased service hours,
  • Provide a regional transportation link to the Dallas-Fort Worth area,
  • Increase awareness of existing services,
  • Establish a training program for first time riders, and
  • Create and maintain a county coordinating committee to focus on ongoing transportation needs.   

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.


Meeting Schedule




Ellis and Navarro Counties Outreach Meeting

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Waxahachie, TX  75165





Kickoff Meeting:  August 19, 2016


Flier [pdf]

Presentation [pdf]

Meeting Minutes [pdf]





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



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Planning Documents


Prior Planning Documents:   

Access North Texas, adopted October 2013                                                                

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


Click here to download the Navarro County Appendix Information from Access North Texas plan.


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 February 2017


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