Fact Sheets

2018

Mobility 2045 (August 2018) [PDF]



The current Metropolitan Transportation Plan for the Dallas-Fort Worth area will guide development of the region's transportation system through 2045. It proposes spending $135.4 billion to meet the multimodal transportation needs of one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country. 

Truck Parking Study (2018) [PDF] 

The Regional Truck Parking Study is one of several recommended studies following Freight North Texas, a comprehensive analysis of the region’s freight system. As Dallas-Fort Worth continues to grow and freight's role expands, more parking will be necessary.

Freight Safety (August 2018) [PDF]



Regional Freight Safety Initiatives  create a safer environment for people traveling on North Texas roadways. Trucks and freight trains take longer to stop than passenger vehicles, making it important for motorists to use caution arund them. 

 Regional Smoking Vehicle Program (PDF)



RSVP informs residents their vehicle may be creating excessive smoke and emitting pollutants harmful to residents’ health and the region’s air quality. Motorists whose vehiclres are reported are provided information on how to fix the problems that created the excessive smoke. 

AirCheckTexas (March 2018) [PDF]

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The AirCheckTexas Drive a Clean Machine Program is one of several programs helping the improve the region's air quality. The program provides qualifying motorists up to $3,500 to replace their vehicles or $600 for emissions-related repairs. 

2017

Traffic Counts (November 2017) [PDF]

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Traffic counts are collected regularly to provide planners, traffic engineers and developers with information that helps with decision-making. Collection of traffic counts is crucial for the calibraion and validation of the travel demamnd model.

Aviation Education (August 2017) [PDF]

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The North Texas Aviation Education Initiative helps ensure the region has a workforce with the skills nrecessary to meet the current and future demands of the aviation industry. This is important because aviation has an annual econoic impact of over $40 billion to the local economy.

Access North Texas (January 2017) [PDF]

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Access North Texas includes prioritized strategies that guide the region as partners work together to make the most of existing services and expand services where necessary. 

2016

Automated Vehicles (September 2016)[PDF]

Automated Vehicle Fact Sheet First Page

NCTCOG Examines Automated Vehicles

Congestion Freight (August 2016) [PDF]

Congestion Freight Fact Sheet Cover Page

Freight Congestion and Delay Study

Mobility 2040 (August 2016) [PDF]

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Long-range transportation plan steers development of region's roadways, passenger rail and bicycle-pedesrtian facilities through 2040. The 12-county region is expected to spend almost $120 billion through 2040 on the multimodal transportation system.

Freight Movement (June 2016) [PDF]

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Freight is moved by more than trucks on the roadways. It is moved in ands out of Dallas-Fort Worth by rail and air. 

High Speed Rail (June 2016) [PDF]

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High-speed rail would provide a faster way for residents to connect to employment and other destinations in the region and across Texas. NCTCOG will study high-speed rail and other technologies that could move people and goods faster than conventional surface transportation options.

Community Schools (May 2016) [PDF]

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Fewer students walk and bike to school today than just a few decades ago. NCTCOG is working with partners in the region to improve students' options for getting to school.  

Bicycle-Pedestrian (April 2016) [PDF]

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A regional program provides data on how many bicyclists and pedestrians are using certain trails. This information will help policymakers determine how best to spend limited resources.  

FAST Act (February 2016) [PDF]

FAST Act Fact Sheet Front Page

FAST Act: 5 Years of Transportation Funding

2015

Proposition 7 (December 2015) [PDF]

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Proposition 7 is a constitutional amendmewnt approved by Texas voters that will provide additional revenue to non-tolled highway projects across the State. 

TEXpress Lanes (November 2015) [PDF]

TEXpress Lanes Fact Sheet

Managed Lanes Will Help You Get There