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Progress North Texas: A Report on the State of Transportation in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area

Recent Success, Remaining Challenges
An Introduction to Progress North Texas
Progress North Texas 2011: A Picture of the State of Transportation in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area is a summary of what has been accomplished in the past 12 months, what is planned and the work remaining. More >>>

Mobility 2035
Building a World-Class Transportation System
for Tomorrow

Mobility 2035: The Metropolitan Transportation Plan for North Central Texas is the defining vision for the region’s multimodal transportation system. More >>>

Statewide, Federal Funding Shortfalls
Contributing Factors, Implications, Innovations
The Dallas-Fort Worth region has been able to continue building transportation projects despite funding challenges by using innovative finance such as toll roads and managed lanes, and utilizing public-private partnerships to leverage scarce resources. More >>>

Air Quality Improving, More Work Needed
Programs Reduce Ozone-forming Pollution, Protect Health
The nine counties of Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall and Tarrant are classified as nonattainment for ozone. NCTCOG has worked extensively with the area cities, counties, transit providers and businesses throughout the past several years on policies and projects aimed at bringing the region into compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency's ozone regulations. More >>>

Partnerships Keep Projects Moving Forward

Summary of Projects Under, Nearing Construction
This section will examine some of the most significant road and rail improvements that have been completed, are under construction and are planned for the future. More >>>

Preserving Quality of Life for North Texans
Projects Focused on Sustainability, Strategic Enhancements
Upgrades to roadways and rail systems are highly visible examples of changes to the region’s transportation system. North Texas has also significantly improved its bicycle and pedestrian facilities. More >>>

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Solutions to Move People, Goods Develop from the Ground Up
Kent Penney, Director, Fort Worth Aviation Department

Clean-Air Choices Can Work Throughout the Year
Nicole Dogan, resident

Program Saving Commuters Miles, Money
Try Parking It Totals

First Person: You

Regional Collaboration Yields Local, Regional Benefits
Residents' Travel, Population Growth Extend Beyond Boundaries as Does Planning
The North Central Texas Council of Governments relies on a regional approach to planning to ensure the entire metropolitan area, not just one part of it, continues to realize the benefits of growth and is able to deal with related challenges. More >>>

Economic Recovery Funds Building Transportation Legacy
Keeping the Region Moving — and Working
Work continues on North Texas projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. The region received more than $860 million to advance shovel-ready projects aimed at lessening congestion, improving quality of life and creating or saving jobs during a prolonged recession. More >>>

Tell Us What You Think!
Stay Informed, Involved
We want your feedback on this report as well as projects and programs being implemented. Every decision NCTCOG makes requires extensive input from the people using – and paying for – the system. The NCTCOG Transportation Department offers several ways for residents to stay informed and involved. More >>>

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