February Public Input
February Public Meeting
Watch the presentations
Monday, February 11, 2019
North Central Texas Council of Governments
616 Six Flags Drive
Arlington, TX 76011
Fax: (817) 640-3028
Phone: (817) 695-9240
Mail: P.O. Box 5888, Arlington, Texas 76005
Future of Transit in Dallas-Fort Worth: First-Mile Connections to High-Speed Rail [PDF]
With transit needs decreasing throughout the region, NCTCOG is focused on several planning initiatives, including advancing high-speed rail service from Dallas to Fort Worth and Fort Worth to Laredo, completing first and last-mile connections to rail systems and creating business models for transit initiatives in areas that have no service. An update on the aforementioned transit projects will be presented.
Overview of Volkswagen Settlement [PDF]
The highly anticipated Beneficiary Mitigation Plan for Texas under Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust will be presented. Attendees will also be provided an overview of air quality funding opportunities available in 2019.
Title VI Program Update/Revised Complaint Procedures [PDF]
Title VI Program Update Draft [PDF] Public Participation Plan with Title VI Update [PDF]
The Title VI Program documents how NCTCOG considers civil rights in all phases of planning; the program includes NCTCOG's procedures for complaints alleging discrimination. Updates to the Title VI Program, including clarifications in the complaint procedures, will be presented.
Resources and Information
Several new electric vehicle makes and models are available in Texas. Visit www.dfwcleancities.org/evnt to see which ones qualify for a rebate. Additionally, you may also qualify for incentives through the AirCheckTexas program. Visit www.airchecktexas.org to see which vehicles are eligible.
You could be eligible for up to $3500 for your older vehicle! North Texans whose vehicles have failed the emission portion of the state inspection in the past 30 days or are at least 10 years old are encouraged to apply for assistance through the AirCheckTexas Program. For more information, visit www.airchecktexas.org or call 1-800-898-9103.
511DFW Traveler Information System
The 511DFW Traveler Information System provides a mobile app, website, personalized My511 and a phone system accessible by dialing 511 from anywhere in the Dallas-Fort Worth region. The system has recently been enhanced and now provides driving and public transit information in English and Spanish. Please visit www.511dfw.org or call 511.
Mobility Plan Administrative Revisions
Administrative revisions to Mobility 2045, the long-term transportation plan for the Dallas-Fort Worth region, can be viewed here.