Mobility Matters

A semiannual newsletter about the transportation planning activities and air quality programs of the North Central Texas Council of Governments and the Regional Transportation Council — together serving as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for the Dallas-Fort Worth area since 1974. Contact us at

Mobility Matters - Spring 2021

In this issue: NCTCOG Partners with the Texas Research Alliance, Area Universities to Advance Transportation TechnologyNCTCOG Holds Monthly Virtual Drone WorkshopsRegion’s Public Transportation Agencies Ready To Welcome You BackFort Worth’s Zadeh Has Passion for Service, Connecting With PeopleNCTCOG Tracking COVID-19 Impact With Eye Toward RecoveryStudy Looks At High-Speed Transportation Connection Between Dallas And Fort Worth  

Mobility Matters - Fall 2020

In this issue:Census Provides North Texas, and Other Regions Funding to Meeting Demand of GrowthThinking Big Could Help Steer North Texas Out of COVID-19 CrisisCosta Sees Pandemic Ushering In a more Connected RegionProgress North Texas Highlights System PerformanceMap Your Experience: Department Launches Interactive Transportation Planning ToolWhile at Home, North Texans Staying Active  

Spring 2019 Mobility Matters

In this issueAll Aboard! TEXRail Moving on Down the TracksRegional Trail to Connect People, Create TourismBur Takes Interesting Path to  TxDOT Service511DFW App Upgraded to Enhance User ExperienceClean Air Actions for North TexasCongestion Management Process Underway 

Fall 2018 Mobility Matters

In this issueNorth Texas Continues to Explore a Future with Hyperloop Technology$135.4 billion Mobility 2045 ApprovedA Bright Future Awaits North Texas Transportation SystemEarly Interest in Problem-Solving Leads Bussell to Transportation Building a Network of Alternative Fuel InfrastructureCyclists Most Comfortable Separated From CarsNCTCOG Launches Redesigned Website

Spring 2018 Mobility Matters

In this edition:Public Participation Key to Transportation SolutionsState Electric Vehicle Record Shattered at DFW EventNorth Texas at Forefront of Tomorrow's Transportation Regional Transportation Council - Persistence Pays in Transportation Planning Study Fosters Community, Military Relationships Cedar Hill ISD Students Illustrate Healthy Communities $28 Million Available Immediately for Repairs, Replacements

Winter 2017 Mobility Matters

In this issue: NCTCOG Seeking Partnerships for Vehicle Automation FWTA Received $499M Grant for TEX Rail Line A Quarter-Century Later, We're Still Innovating Transportation Choice Essential to Maintain Quality of Life in Fast-Growing PlanoRTC Approve Legislative Priorities FLYBY DFW Airm to Inspire Youth to Take Flight

Summer 2017 Mobility Matters

In this issue:Safe Routes to School 85th Legislature Wraps Up in AustinTransportation Lessons from...Yogi BerraRTC - TxDOT Dallas' Selman Aims to Keep Roads Running Efficiently During Construction ProjectsNCTCOG Selected for Transit-Oriented Development Planning Project Grand Prairie 7th-Grader Wins NCTCOG Art Contest 

Summer 2016 Mobility Matters

In this issue:Master Plan Lays Groundwork for Plans for Transit Expansion Apply for Vehicle ReplacementNCTCOG Provides $1.6M to Advance Environmental StewardshipRTC - Mahaffey Helps Steer Transit in a Growing Fort Give Commuters Increased Options;Students Can Learn to Bicycle, Walk Safely with Lessons from Look Out Texans