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Access North Texas Key

Johnson County

The purpose of Access North Texas is to build partnerships and better coordinate the delivery of transportation services throughout the region.  This can only be accomplished by hearing from you.  In the near future a kick-off meeting will be held followed by a county-specific meeting in the fall of 2016.  These discussions will allow us to focus our efforts on coordinating service and increasing efficiencies in public and human service transportation, therefore allowing us to better serve older adults, people with disabilities, low-income individuals and other groups with transportation challenges.

 

In 2017 we learned the following key strategies in Johnson County include:

  • Expand hours of operation in the evenings to accommodate alternative or third shifts, including coordination with employers,
  • Explore partnerships with local employers, medical centers, cities, and other agencies to fund additional transit services,
  • Develop additional action plans to increase transit services as well as review governance of City/County Transportation,
  • Create and maintain a coordinating committee to discuss ongoing transportation needs,
  • Identify a point-person to develop relationships with local agencies to improve coordination and access to services, jobs and education within Johnson County, as well as regional connections,
  • Work with existing transit providers to improve the regional connections to Fort Worth and the airport,
  • Develop partnerships with non-profits, employers, and other partners to make fares more affordable for very low-income individuals,
  • Educate local officials on available transit services, local demand, opportunities to leverage funding, and opportunities for economic development with transit, and
  • Increase public awareness of available transportation services.

 

Review the Johnson County portion of the plan here:

Johnson County Chapter

Appendix C - County by County Supplemental Information

 

 

Previous Meetings

 

 

 

 

Johnson County Outreach MeetingOctober 24, 2016

 

Flier [pdf]

Presentation [pdf]

Minutes [pdf]

 

 

 

Kickoff Meeting:  August 19, 2016

 

Flier [pdf]

Presentation [pdf]

Meeting Minutes [pdf]

 

 

 

 

Contact

 

Kelli Schlicher, Transportation Planner III, (817) 695-9287, kschlicher@nctcog.org

 

 

You Can Get Involved

 

Planning Documents

 

Current Approved Plan

Access North Texas, adopted March 2018

Johnson County Chapter

Appendix C - County by County Supplemental Information

 

Prior Planning Documents:    

Access North Texas, adopted October 2013

Click here to download the Johnson County portion of Access North Texas.

 

 

Click here to download the entire Access North Texas plan.

 

North Central Texas Regional Public Transportation Plan, adopted 2006

Click here to download the 2006 Regional Public Transportation Coordination Plan

 

 

For more information, please contact Kelli Schlicher, Transportation Planner III, (817) 695-9287, kschlicher@nctcog.org

Click here to go back to the Access North Texas home page.

 

Last updated April 2018

 

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