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Access North Texas Key

Palo Pinto 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 about the needs of the residents of Palo Pinto County from the local public transportation providers and users, citizens and other stakeholders.  Needs include access to regional and local transportation, improved communication and education about existing options.  Prioritized strategies include:

 

  • Increased awareness of available public transportation services,
  • Expanded local and regional job access, and
  • Identified connections to nearby 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.

 

Meeting Schedule

 

Parker and Palo Pinto Counties Outreach Meeting

Tuesday, February 21st at 2:00 pm

Weatherford Library

Auditorium

1014 Charles Street

Weatherford, TX 76086

 

Flier

Minutes


Kickoff Meeting:  August 19, 2016

 

Flier [pdf]

Presentation [pdf]

Meeting Minutes [pdf]


    • Meetings will be held in your county starting in summer 2016 through spring of 2017.

 

 

 


Contact Us

Kelli Schlicher, Transportation Planner III, (817) 695-9287, kschlicher@nctcog.org

 

 

 


You can get involved!

 

 


Planning Documents

 

 

Prior Planning Documents:    

Access North Texas, adopted October 2013

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

 

Click here to download the Palo Pinto 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, kschlicher@nctcog.org

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

 

Last updated February 2017

 

 

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