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Blacklands Corridor Feasibility Study

The multimodal Blacklands Corridor Feasibility Study will evaluate the need for a new transportation facility along or near the Northeast Texas Rural Rail Transportation District (NETEX) right-of-way from IH 30 in Hunt County to the President George Bush Turnpike in Dallas County.

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Public Meeting and Open House in Garland on May 13

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
The Atrium at the Granville Arts Center

Click to view the public meeting presentation from May 13
[PDF, 6 MB]
Agenda [PDF]
Public Meeting Minutes/Summary [PDF]

Click to watch the public meeting video Video Sound symbol Audio [WMA, 42 MB]

Growth and Transportation Survey Results April 8, 2014

Survey Results
Survey results [PDF]


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Blacklands Corridor
Connection Newsletter

Click to read the Blacklands Corridor Connection newsletter
April 2014 [PDF]

 Recent Meetings

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
Tom Shelton, P.E., AICP
Senior Program Manager
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

6/13/2014 05/24/2011   ADL

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