December Public Input

December Online Input Opportunity
December 13, 2021 - January 11, 2022

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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

Regional Operations and Air Quality Funding Update 
The Regional Air Quality and Management and Operations Program provides federal and regional air quality and mobility funds to programs and projects that address the region’s air quality and aid in management and operations of the regional transportation system. Details of the program and the projects being proposed for funding will be presented.
 
Incident Management Freeway Blocking Equipment 2021 Call for Projects:
Final Recommendations 

The Incident Management Freeway Blocking Equipment 2021 Call for Projects made $1M available for the purchase of blocking equipment to provide protection to first responders responding to traffic crashes. Final project recommendations will be provided for review and comment. 
 
End of Ozone Season
North Central Texas’ 2021 ozone season concludes at the end of November. Staff will present an update on current air quality standings, compare current standings against previous ozone seasons, and highlight potential implications facing the region for not meeting Federal attainment requirements.

Online Review & Comment Only (No presentation)

Proposed Modifications to the List of Funded Projects
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.
 
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 FY2022 and FY2023 UPWP will be posted for review and comment.

Resources & 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
 
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.