June Public Input
June Online Input Opportunity
June 8 - July 7, 2020
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Fax: (817) 640-3028
Phone: (817) 695-9240
Mail: P.O. Box 5888, Arlington, Texas 76005
COVID-19 Transportation Response: Information System & Economic Opportunities
Utilizing specific performance metrics, staff will provide an update on the economic impacts and effects of COVID-19 restrictions on the transportation system.
Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security Act: Public Transportation Funding
Staff will provide for review and comment a list of transit projects allocated funding by the Federal Transit Administration's Urbanized Area Formula Program through the Fiscal Year 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
Southeast Dallas County Funding Partnerships
NCTCOG staff has been working with several cities in Southeast Dallas County, including Balch Springs, Hutchins and Sunnyvale on funding partnerships for roadway improvements in their jurisdictions. Staff will present details on these partnerships for public review and comment.
Local Government Energy Reporting
The Texas Health and Safety Code §388.005(c), requires political subdivisions in
nonattainment or near nonattainment counties in Texas to reduce their electric
consumption by five percent each year and report their annual energy consumption to the State Energy Conservation Office (SECO). To increase compliance and awareness of this reporting requirement, NCTCOG staff has developed resources and trainings and provided technical assistance to entities related to energy management. Staff will provide an overview of the energy reporting requirement, energy management resources developed and datapoints from FY19 reports submitted to SECO.
Work Program Modifications
The Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) for regional transportation planning provides a summary of the transportation and related air quality planning tasks to be conducted by the metropolitan planning organization. Proposed modifications to the FY2020 and FY2021 UPWP will be posted for review and comment.
Resource & Information
Clean Air Action Day
On Wednesday, August 5, we invite you to join us for Clean Air Action Day by doing at least one thing to help improve air quality. Learn about easy options like carpooling, biking or walking and choose your clean air action at www.airnorthexas.org.
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.
Regional Smoking Vehicle Program (RSVP)
Since 2007, the RSVP has allowed North Central Texans to help improve air quality by anonymously reporting vehicles emitting visible smoke and pollution. Educational material and information on how to report a smoking vehicle is available upon request. More information: www.smokingvehicle.net.
Vehicle Incentives & Funding Opportunities
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, see www.nctcog.org/aqfunding.