June Public Input

June Online Input Opportunity
June 7 - July 6, 2021

Flyer | Volante publicitario
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SUBMIT COMMENT/QUESTION
Email: transinfo@nctcog.org
Fax: (817) 640-3028
Phone: (817) 695-9240
Mail: P.O. Box 5888, Arlington, Texas 76005

Presentation Topics
10-Year Plan Update | Presentation | Project List
Each year, the Regional Transportation Council approves an update to the Regional 10-Year Plan, which identifies major projects to be implemented in the region. An updated draft of the project list covering projects from FY 2022 to FY 2031, including a proposal to swap funding sources on several projects to draw down the region’s carryover balance, will be presented for review and comment.

Congestion Management Process | Presentation
Federal regulations mandate urbanized areas with populations over 200,000 must implement and maintain a Congestion Management Process (CMP) for measuring transportation congestion levels and prioritizing management strategies. Staff will present a brief overview of federal CMP requirements and topics to be considered in the CMP update.
 
Public Transportation Funding: American Rescue Plan and FY21 Program of Projects | Presentation
NCTCOG staff will present proposed transit projects funded by the Federal Transit Administration through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and the final award of Fiscal Year 2021 funds for the following four programs: Urbanized Area Formula, Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities, State of Good Repair, and Bus and Bus Facilities. This input opportunity meets the federal requirement for public participation in programs of projects.

The following agencies’ programs of projects will be presented:
City of Arlington, City of Grand Prairie, City of McKinney, City/County Transportation, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA), North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), Trinity Metro, Northeast Transportation Service (NETS), Public Transit Services (PTS), Span, Inc., and STAR Transit. Please note DART hosts their own public meeting and can be contacted directly for more information.
 
FY2022 and FY2023 Unified Planning Work Program | Presentation | Draft Program
The Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) for regional transportation planning provides a summary of the transportation and related air quality planning efforts to be conducted by NCTCOG as the metropolitan planning organization. Draft recommendations for the Fiscal Year 2022 and Fiscal Year 2023 UPWP will be presented for public review and comment.
 
Project Proposals for AV2.2 and AV2.3 | Presentation
In October 2018, the Regional Transportation Council adopted the Automated Vehicles 2.0 Program. NCTCOG staff is requesting funding for several automated vehicle projects and will present details on each project being recommended for approval.

Federal Certification Review of the Metropolitan Transportation Planning Process | Presentation
Federal regulations require the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to conduct a joint certification review every four years for large metropolitan areas. Details of this review process will be presented for public review and comment. To request printed copies of the presentation and survey, call 817-608-2365. All public comments should be submitted directly to FHWA and FTA.

ONLINE REVIEW & COMMENT ONLY (No Audio Presentation)
Proposed Modifications to the List of Funded Projects | Handout
A comprehensive list of funded transportation projects through 2024 is maintained in the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). Projects with committed funds from federal, State and local sources are included in the TIP. To maintain an accurate project listing, this document is updated on a regular basis and posted online for review and comment.
 
RESOURCE & INFORMATION
Interactive Public Input: Map Your Experience
NCTCOG’s Transportation Department is accepting public input through a new, online map tool. Comments will be used to guide upcoming planning efforts, including an update to Mobility 2045, the region’s long-range metropolitan transportation plan. Help us plan for the future by letting us know how the region’s transportation system can better serve you. Share your transportation experience at www.nctcog.org/mapyourexperience.

Access North Texas
NCTCOG is kicking off public outreach efforts for the 2022 Access North Texas update, which is the regional transportation coordination plan for the 16-county North Central Texas region. The plan outlines strategies to address regional transportation needs of older adults, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with lower incomes and serves as a guide for agencies that will implement these strategies to improve access to work, medical appointments, and other important destinations over the next four years. To learn more about the current plan update and regional public outreach efforts, visit: www.nctcog.org/accessntx.
 
Vehicle Incentives & Funding Opportunities
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) maintains a list of funding opportunities and incentives for projects that reduce air pollution from vehicles or help improve energy efficiency. Examples of projects include, but are not limited to, replacing older vehicles, purchasing new electric vehicles, or building alternative fuel infrastructure. Eligible recipients can include citizens as well as companies or fleets.  For more information, visit www.nctcog.org/aqfunding.   
 
Mobility 2045 Administrative Revisions
Administrative revisions to Mobility 2045, the long-term transportation plan for the Dallas-Fort Worth region, can be viewed here