Public Input Opportunity Opening to Residents on Dec. 11


Comments being accepted on 2023 Ozone season, National Drive Electric Week and more

Brian Wilson
Dec. 11, 2023 (Arlington, TEXAS) – The North Central Texas Council of Governments is closing the year with an online public input opportunity beginning on Monday, Dec. 11. North Texans can provide feedback on the end of 2023 ozone season, the Dallas-Fort Worth Clean Cities Fleet Recognition Awards and Annual Survey results, and the National Drive Electric Week recap.

Information will be posted online at for public review and comment through Jan. 9.

Ozone season concluded Nov. 30 for the 10-county Dallas-Fort Worth nonattainment area. As the region continues to work toward compliance of the 2008 and 2015 ozone standards, staff has been tracking the exceedance days at various monitors and will provide a summary of the 2023 ozone season data. Staff will also provide comparative data from previous ozone seasons and a snapshot for the 2024 ozone season.

Each year, DFW Clean Cities surveys local fleets about alternative fuel use and other fuel saving activities. Staff will present the 2022 Annual Survey results and details of the 2023 Dallas-Fort Worth Clean Cities Fleet Recognition Awards.

National Drive Electric Week is a celebration used to educate people about the benefits of owning an electric vehicle. The Clean Cities Coalition has hosted a regional NDEW event annually since 2011. Staff will provide a summary of the 2023 event, held in October in Fort Worth.

Information and resources about Map Your Experience, the Regional Smoking Vehicle Program (RSVP), vehicle incentive and funding opportunities and Try Parking It will also be made available.

For special accommodation due to a disability, language interpretation or to request printed copies of the information, contact Jackie Castillo at 817-695-9255 or
Public Input Opportunity
Monday, Dec. 11- Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024

How to Comment:
Phone: 855-925-2801 (code 8419)
Fax: 817-640-3028
Mail: P.O. Box 5888, Arlington, TX, 76005-5888

About the North Central Texas Council of Governments:
NCTCOG is a voluntary association of local governments established in 1966 to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit and coordinating for sound regional development.

NCTCOG's purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. NCTCOG serves a 16-county region of North Central Texas, which is centered in the two urban centers of Dallas and Fort Worth. Currently, NCTCOG has 229 member governments including 16 counties, 169 cities, 19 school districts and 27 special districts. For more information on the Transportation Department, visit

About the Regional Transportation Council:
The Regional Transportation Council (RTC) of the North Central Texas Council of Governments has served as the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for regional transportation planning in the Dallas-Fort Worth area since 1974. The MPO works in cooperation with the region’s transportation providers to address the complex transportation needs of the rapidly growing metropolitan area. The Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area includes Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant and Wise counties. The RTC’s 45 members include local elected or appointed officials from the metropolitan area and representatives from each of the area’s transportation providers. More information can be found at