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Blacklands Corridor Feasibility Study

The multimodal Blacklands Corridor Feasibility Study is an ongoing assessment of transportation needs in a wide area from Greenville to Garland. The study area stretches from US 380 in the north to IH 30 in the south and includes portions of Collin, Dallas, Hunt, and Rockwall counties. A final report from the Blacklands Corridor Feasibility Study is expected to be completed and released in early 2015 and will be available on this web page.

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Blacklands Corridor Feasibility Study Update

NCTCOG Announces Staff Recommendations for Blacklands Corridor
Transportation Technical, Policy Committees to Discuss Recommendations [PDF]

Oct. 17, 2014
(Arlington, Texas) – Staff at the North Central Texas Council of Governments have finalized a recommendation for the Mobility 2035 - 2014 Amendment, and they are not proposing to add the Blacklands toll road known as Northeast Gateway to the financially constrained Metropolitan Transportation Plan and associated air quality conformity analysis. More >>> [PDF]


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Oct. 3, 2014 (Arlington, Texas) – The North Central Texas Council of Governments plans to delay asking the Regional Transportation Council to consider an amendment to the region’s long-range transportation plan, Mobility 2035 - 2013 Update, until Nov. 13. More >>> [PDF]

Rescheduled Public Meeting
Comments due by 11:59 pm Oct. 2, 2014

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 -- 6:30 pm

Rockwall High School Performing Arts Center at The Utley Middle School Campus

Meeting Notice [PDF]

For anyone who could not attend the public meeting Sept. 22, a video recording of the presentations and public comments is available online.

Click to watch the public meeting Sept. 22

Click to see the NCTCOG presentation
Presentation [PDF]

Click to see the Northeast Gateway presentation
Presentation [PDF]
Fact Sheet [PDF]

Click to take the survey from the public meeting Sept. 22, 2014
Survey - Blacklands Corridor Feasibility Study Public Meeting - Closed Oct. 2, 2014

Video: Blacklands Corridor Feasibility Study Public Meeting, Sept. 22, 2014

 Recent Meetings

Regional Transportation Council, Nov. 14, 2014

Public Meeting, Sept. 22, 2014

Public Meeting, Sept. 4, 2014

Joint Sachse-Wylie City Council Meeting, Aug. 14, 2014

Joint Sachse-Wylie City Council Meeting, June 12, 2014

Public Meeting and Open House, May 13, 2014

Public Meeting and Open House, March 20, 2014

Telephone Town Hall, Feb. 20, 2014

NCTCOG hosted a telephone town hall Thursday, Feb. 20 to provide a brief update about study progress and answer questions from the public. An audio recording is available for download.

Sound symbol Telephone Town Hall Discussion [MP3, 32 MB]

Public Meeting and Open House, Nov. 7, 2013

Regional Transportation Council, Information Item, Oct. 9, 2013

Surface Transportation Technical Committee, Information Item, Sept. 27, 2013

Public Meeting and Open House, July 25, 2013

- Public Involvement Survey
- Study Information [PDF]
- Corridor Context and Planned/Funded Projects [PDF, 32 MB]
- Interactive Aerial Map [PDF]

  • Other Publications Available at the Meeting

- Fact Sheet: Funding Challenges Persist Despite Growth [PDF]
- Fact Sheet: Mobility 2035 - 2013 Update [PDF]
- Mobility 2035 Executive Summary [PDF,11.6 MB]
- Progress North Texas 2013: Bridging Today and Tomorrow in the Dallas-Fort Worth
[PDF, 5 MB]

Elected Officials and Transportation Partners Briefing, July 25, 2013

 NCTCOG Contacts
Elected Officials
Dan Lamers, P.E.
Senior Program Manager
Transportation Partners & City/County Staff
Chad McKeown, AICP
Principal Transportation Planner
Elizabeth Whitaker, AICP
Senior Transportation Planner
Media Relations & Public Involvement
Amanda Wilson, AICP
Public Invovlement Manager
Jahnae Stout
Communications Supervisor


Blacklands Study Area Map

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