Local Motion

Local Motion serves as a monthly update on the activities of the Regional Transportation Council and the North Central Texas Council of Governments Transportation Department.

For more information, contact Brian Wilson

Local Motion- November 2018

A monthly update of the Regional Transportation Council and the NCTCOG Transportation Department

Local Motion - September 2018

In this issue: - Drive.ai launches AV pilot in Frisco  - Experience the future of electric vehicles Sept. 8 - RSVP helps remove smoking vehicles from North Texas roadways - RTC awards $138,500 to innovative projects - Take advantage of EV incentives today - Rural officials to gather in San Antonio - Public invited to provide input on transportation

Local Motion - August 2018

A monthly update on activities of the Regional Transportation Council and the North Central Texas Council of Governments

Local Motion - July 2018

In this issue: - RTC approves Mobility 2045 -RTC awards $50 million to strategic transportation projects - Progress North Texas 2018 available from Transportation Department  - Rebates available for clean vehicles- SECO program aims to boost energy efficiency - Tarrant County’s Fickes to lead RTC - Public to get look at regional 10-year plan update - Got an idea? Tell @NCTCOGtrans on social media

Local Motion - June 2018

In this issue:LBJ East project moving toward constructionCedar Hill ISD 6th-grader named winner of NCTCOG art contestAutomated vehicles coming to Frisco this summerConserve N. Texas website launchesRegion can help improve air quality June 22Save the date: National Drive Electric WeekClean diesel funding assistance available

Local Motion - May 2018

In this issue:Challenge youself to bicycle more in MaySH360 extension to Mansfield opens May 11Waze Carpool launches pilot program offering $2 trips in DFWN. Texas Energy Forum scheduled for May 8Funding available for cleaner fleetsPACE financing now available in Tarrant CountyStaff requests public input on Mobility 2045

Local Motion - April 2018

In this issue:Access North Texas update to meet transit needs; .Check engine light on? Viist a Car Care Clinic near you in April;High-speed rail project moving forward;US 75 named alt fuel corridor through region;Data sharing grants available for DFW cities;Share your thoughts on the Mobility 2045 plan

Local Motion - March 2018

In this issue:President releases national infrastructure plan;North Texas ozone season begins March 1;RTC OKs awards for innovative projects;NCTCOG sponsoring Car Care Clinics in April;Volkswagen settlement update;Staff requests public input on funding program;Spring outreach season kicks off March 24

Local Motion - February 2018

In this issue:DFW Clean Cities recognizes leaders in fuel efficiency$28 million immediately available for vehicle repairs, replacementsCedar Hill ISD students help illustrate reportComment sought on HSR draft EISSolSmart making region solar readyNCTCOG requests input on mobility plan, funding

Local Motion - January 2018

In this issue:Public to receive update on Mobility 2045 planCity of Arlington partners with app-based rideshare companyAir quality continues steady improvementNTTA introduces new way to call for helpRTC approves safety, transit asset measuresOnline comment period continues through Jan. 10@NCTCOG revamps social media strategy

Local Motion - December 2017

In this issue:Grand Prairie repeats as air quality Partner of the YearOfficials celebrate completion of 35ExpressHow About a New Pair of Glasses this Holiday SeasonOklahoma-to-South Texas High-Speed Rail Study advances to next phaseDeadlines for TERP grants approaching2017 Clean Vehicle Call for Projects opening soonPublic input sought on list of funded projectsTake a spin on a driverless shuttle Dec. 7

Local Motion - November 2017

In this issue:Joint Land Use Study fosters military-community relationshipsNCTCOG aviation reaching future flyersRTC approves $1.9M in FTA call for projectsAlt fueling facilities program openWebinar: Clean vehicle solutions NCTCOG Requests Input on Funding Initiatives   

Local Motion - October 2017

In this issue:Texas among 10 winners of Hyperloop One competitionNCTCOG aviation reaching future flyersRide DART to the State Fair of TexasState electric vehicle record shattered at local NDEW eventNorth Texas Facilities ExpoFleet discounts still availableNCTCOG to provide Mobility Plan updatePlano to host Texas Energy Summit Nov. 13-15    

Local Motion - September 2017

Next time you are in the Entertainment District for a Rangers or Cowboys game, there may be an alternative to enduring high summer temperatures as you make your way to the game. On August 26, the City of Arlington debuted two air-conditioned driverless vehicles that will take fans to Globe Life Park or AT&T Stadium via trails in the Richard Greene Linear Park and Robert Cluck Linear Park.

Local Motion - August 2017

In this issue:Campaign highlights how real people use TEXpressElectric vehicles to be spotlighted for a week in SeptemberNext phase of Bush Turnpike widening underwayHigh-speed rail station areas selected for studyDiesel Inspection and Maintenance reportEV inventive program reinstatedNCTCOG to present Cotton Belt rail updateNorth Texas cities taking lead on solar  

Local Motion - July 2017

In this issue: RTC awards $34 million for bike-pedestrian projectsSmoking Vehicle Program making a difference in region’s air qualityRecord number of residents take action for cleaner airCedar Hill Mayor Franke elected RTC chairFleet discounts on alternative fuel vehiclesProgress North Texas 2017 looks at technologySurvey: Long-range transportation priorities