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Feb. 12, 2024 (Arlington, TEXAS) – The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is opening an online public input opportunity beginning today to give residents the chance to provide feedback on transportation plans and projects. North Texans can review and comment on information about Transit Strategic Partnerships, Safe Routes to School Update and Proposed Modifications to the List of Funded Projects. Information will be posted online at www.publicinput.com/nctcogFeb24 through March 12.
The Transit Strategic Partnerships competitive grant program funds innovative transit projects from public agencies looking to directly implement service and those seeking partnerships with an existing transit provider. These projects will directly support services for seniors, persons with disabilities and low-income populations. Proposed projects must be in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington and Denton-Lewisville Urbanized areas. An update on projects from the November 2023 proposal submission cycle will be posted online for review and comment. More information on the Transit Strategic Partnerships Program can be found at www.nctcog.org/strategicpartmerships-transit.
The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) maintains a comprehensive list of federal, state and locally funded transportation projects from now through 2026. To maintain an accurate project listing, this document is updated regularly and will be posted for review and comment.
NCTCOG’s Community Schools and Transportation program will post an update about Safe Routes to School activities, including related surveys. This program seeks to encourage and enable active transportation among school-aged children by promoting and supporting safer routes for students to walk and bike to school.
Resources and information about Map Your Experience, the Regional Smoking Vehicle Program (RSVP), vehicle incentive and funding opportunities, Try Parking It, and the business engagement program will also be made available.
For special accommodation due to a disability or language interpretation, or to request printed copies of the information, contact Jackie Castillo at 817-695-9255 or email@example.com. Reasonable accommodation will be made.
Monday, Feb. 12- Tuesday, March. 12, 2024
How to Comment:Website: www.publicinput.com/nctcogFeb24Email: nctcogFeb24@publicinput.com
Phone: 855-925-2801 (code 2719)Fax: 817-640-3028Mail: P.O. Box 5888, Arlington, TX, 76005-5888
NCTCOG is a voluntary association of local governments established in 1966 to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit and coordinating for sound regional development.
NCTCOG's purpose is to strengthen both the individual and collective power of local governments and to help them recognize regional opportunities, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and make joint decisions. NCTCOG serves a 16-county region of North Central Texas, which is centered in the two urban centers of Dallas and Fort Worth. Currently, NCTCOG has 229 member governments including 16 counties, 169 cities, 19 school districts and 27 special districts. For more information on the Transportation Department, visit www.nctcog.org/trans.
The Regional Transportation Council (RTC) of the North Central Texas Council of Governments has served as the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for regional transportation planning in the Dallas-Fort Worth area since 1974. The MPO works in cooperation with the region’s transportation providers to address the complex transportation needs of the rapidly growing metropolitan area. The Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area includes Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant and Wise counties. The RTC’s 45 members include local elected or appointed officials from the metropolitan area and representatives from each of the area’s transportation providers. More information can be found at www.nctcog.org.