Many Dallas-Fort Worth area counties do not meet the EPA’s regulation for ozone pollution, meaning the region has additional environmental responsibilities when completing transportation improvements.
Increased construction costs and continued improvements in the fuel efficiency of vehicles have contributed to a transportation funding shortfall.
Permanent managed lanes that offer mobility options within existing freeway corridors and transitioned express/HOV lanes.
RSVP informs residents their vehicle may be creating excessive smoke and emitting pollutants harmful to residents’ health and the region’s air quality. Motorists whose vehicles are reported are provided information on how to fix the problems that created the excessive smoke.
Automated Vehicle 2.0 was approved by the Regional Transportation Council to assist local governments with the implementation of automated vehicles and associated technologies.
The 511DFW Traveler Information system is a leading source of traffic information and more for roadway an transit in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
The current Metropolitan Transportation Plan for the Dallas-Fort Worth area will guide development of the region's transportation system through 2045. It proposes spending $135.4 billion to meet the multimodal transportation needs of one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country.
The Regional Truck Parking Study is one of several recommended studies following Freight North Texas, a comprehensive analysis of the region’s freight system. As Dallas-Fort Worth continues to grow and freight's role expands, more parking will be necessary.
Regional Freight Safety Initiatives create a safer environment for people traveling on North Texas roadways. Trucks and freight trains take longer to stop than passenger vehicles, making it important for motorists to use caution around them.
Traffic counts are collected regularly to provide planners, traffic engineers and developers with information that helps with decision-making. Collection of traffic counts is crucial for the calibration and validation of the travel demand model.
The North Texas Aviation Education Initiative helps ensure the region has a workforce with the skills necessary to meet the current and future demands of the aviation industry. This is important because aviation has an annual economic impact of over $40 billion to the local economy.
Access North Texas includes prioritized strategies that guide the region as partners work together to make the most of existing services and expand services where necessary.
NCTCOG Examines Automated Vehicles
Freight Congestion and Delay Study
Long-range transportation plan steers development of region's roadways, passenger rail and bicycle-pedestrian facilities through 2040. The 12-county region is expected to spend almost $120 billion through 2040 on the multimodal transportation system.
Freight is moved by more than trucks on the roadways. It is moved in ands out of Dallas-Fort Worth by rail and air.
High-speed rail would provide a faster way for residents to connect to employment and other destinations in the region and across Texas. NCTCOG will study high-speed rail and other technologies that could move people and goods faster than conventional surface transportation options.
Fewer students walk and bike to school today than just a few decades ago. NCTCOG is working with partners in the region to improve students' options for getting to school.
A regional program provides data on how many bicyclists and pedestrians are using certain trails. This information will help policymakers determine how best to spend limited resources.
FAST Act: 5 Years of Transportation Funding
Proposition 7 is a constitutional amendment approved by Texas voters that will provide additional revenue to non-tolled highway projects across the State.