Recent Press Releases

NCTCOG to Host Hybrid Public Meeting Sept. 12

Roadway safety, funding opportunities among topics to be discussed  

Residents’ Input Requested on Transit Needs for Denton County

NCTCOG hosts public meeting Sept. 8 in Denton

Transit Providers to Survey Riders to Gauge Demand, Meet Needs

Bus, rail, microtransit passengers across the region asked to provide input to improve system

NCTCOG Awarded Grant to Study Transit Options for 76104 ZIP Code

Area of Fort Worth has lowest life expectancy in state

Clean Air Action Day is Aug. 3; Take the Pledge

Take steps toward improving the region’s air quality  

Be a Trailblazer: Choose Between Two Proposed Names and Logos for Regional Trail

North Texans asked to help brand bicycle-pedestrian corridor connecting 5 cities

Collin County Commissioner Duncan Webb Elected Chair of RTC

Fort Worth’s Bivens, Dallas County’s Jenkins also named officers

Bike to Work Week Kicks off May 16

North Texans encouraged to participate in the national effort to support active transportation  

N. Texans Can Help Name and Brand Regional Trail

60-plus-mile path through heart region will connect 5 cities  

NCTCOG, State and Federal Partners Work to Improve Roadway Safety in April

Importance of safety underscored during Distracted Driving Awareness Month  

Special Transit Service Available for WrestleMania 38

Fans can use TRE, shuttle buses Saturday and Sunday to get to event

NCTCOG to Resume In-Person Outreach in April

Public can visit with staff about transportation, air quality matters

NCTCOG to Highlight Education, Workforce Development in Virtual Meeting for Automated Transportation Technologies

Planning program to host panel discussion focused on community engagement in education

NCTCOG to Host Hybrid Public Meeting Feb. 7

Comments accepted online through March 8  

North Texans Invited to Comment on Transportation Planning Initiatives Starting Dec. 13

Online public input opportunity continues through Jan.11  

NCTCOG Launches Campaign to Promote Safe Driving

Drive Aware North Texas aims to reduce serious crashes and fatalities

As We Set Our Clocks Back, Remember to Be Safe on the Roadways

Be alert and look out for people biking and walking  

NCTCOG to Highlight Transportation Initiatives in its First In-Person Meeting of the Year

Metropolitan Transportation Plan, other regional efforts will be highlighted Oct. 11  

NCTCOG Hosting In-Person High-Speed Transportation Open Houses in October

Meetings will present an overview of Phase 1 recommendations  

Public Invited to Celebrate Electric Vehicles on Sunday, Oct. 3

Outdoor in-person gathering in Grapevine caps National Drive Electric Week  

NCTCOG, Partners to Introduce Latest Way to Earn HOV Discount at Virtual News Conference

GoCarma app allows carpoolers to pay less in TEXpress Lanes

NCTCOG Welcomes Public Input Online on Transportation Planning Initiatives Starting Sept. 13

Staff to highlight HOV pilot project, funding partnership and more  

DFW Clean Cities Recognizes Public Sector Fleets for Improvements to Air Quality

9 entities earn the top award for efforts to improve air quality    

NCTCOG Launches Safety Campaign to Reduce Freight-Related Accidents

Follow simple tips on the roads make the region safer for freight movement

Public Input Sought on Regional Transportation Planning Efforts

Comments accepted online through Sept. 7  

NCTCOG Launches Program to Prepare North Texas for Emerging Transportation Technologies

Initial phase of AV2.0 effort to provide planning assistance to local governments

Transit Agencies Respond to Needs of Community Amid COVID-19

Public transportation providers ready to welcome riders back

Take Action Aug. 4 to Improve Regional Air Quality

Simple changes can make a big impact on the air we breathe  

Dallas County Commissioner Theresa Daniel Elected Chair of the Regional Transportation Council

Collin County’s Webb, Fort Worth’s Moon also named officers

Virtual Meetings to Help NCTCOG Update Regional Coordination Plan

Residents invited to share thoughts on transportation challenges as NCTCOG updates Access North Texas

NCTCOG Online Comment Opportunity Begins June 7

Residents can comment on funding initiatives presented by staff  

Efforts to Integrate Advanced Air Mobility in North Texas Attract Attention of NASA

Space administration to lead workshops designed to propel industry forward  

NCTCOG Hosting Another Series of High-Speed Transportation Virtual Meetings May 19-20

Meetings to discuss the final steps before the federal environmental documentation process begins  

Bike to Work Week Kicks Off May 17

North Texans encouraged to find creative ways to celebrate Bike Month  

Ever Want to Try Clean Vehicle Technology Before Buying?

New program allows fleets to borrow technologies before purchasing

Officials to Celebrate Groundbreaking of Haslet Parkway April 29

Roadway represents key east-west logistics artery, improved mobility

N. Texans Asked to Provide Input on Transportation Projects

Comments accepted online April 12-May 11

NCTCOG to Provide Online Opportunity to Review Transportation Plans

Comments on Mobility 2045, other programs accepted through April 7  

North Texans Encouraged to Look Out for People Walking and Biking

Campaign provides tips for making roadways safer for all users  

North Texans Encouraged to Comment Online About Regional Transportation Initiatives

Innovative technologies being considered that could link region to other parts of Texas  

NCTCOG Hosting Virtual Meetings to Discuss High-Speed Transportation Jan. 27-28

Residents encouraged to participate in study of potential technologies that could transform how they move throughout North Texas  

DFW Clean Cities Coalition Recognizes 22 Fleets for Energy Impact

8 entities earn top award for efforts to improve air quality  

City of Dallas Awarded Grant for Smart Transportation Upgrades to S.M. Wright Corridor

$4 million grant aimed at improving mobility, safety for transit and bicyclists

NCTCOG Welcomes Transportation Input Online Beginning Dec. 14

Comments on ozone season, other initiatives accepted through Jan. 12  

Area Universities, Texas Research Alliance to Provide Innovative Transportation Assistance

North Texas becoming a center for testing of mobility innovation

Virtual Workshop to Promote Safe Use of Drones

Session will highlight licensing requirements, other regulations for professionals and hobbyists  

NCTCOG Requests Online Input on Transportation Projects Beginning Nov. 9

Comments on infrastructure program, other initiatives accepted for 30 days

NCTCOG Welcomes Public Input on Bike-Ped Trail Funding

Comments on Cotton Belt Trail, other planning efforts accepted online through Nov. 10

Dallas-Fort Worth Bicycle-Pedestrian Projects Awarded $23.5 million

Projects will improve safety and access to schools and major employment centers

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Joins North Texans to Celebrate Electric Vehicles at Virtual Event

The National Drive Electric Week Event, in the Form of a Webinar, Will Explore the Growing EV Scene in Texas  

NCTCOG to Discuss High-Speed Transportation Study Virtually

Residents encouraged to participate in discussion of potential new regional transportation options

North Texans Invited to Comment on Transportation Funding Programs Beginning Sept. 8

Public input on transit, freight, other initiatives accepted online

NCTCOG Requests Online Input on Transportation Planning Initiatives

Comments accepted online through September 9

Clean Air Action Day to Embrace Social Distancing Aug. 5

Telecommuting among ways residents can pursue clean air during pandemic

NCTCOG Receives Regional SolSmart Designation for Solar Energy Advances in the DFW Region

National organization recognizes NCTCOG for solar achievements

Johnson County Judge Harmon Elected to Lead Regional Transportation Council

Dallas County’s Daniel, Fort Worth’s Zadeh also named officers

NCTCOG to Provide Update on COVID-19, Funding Initiatives

Public comments accepted online through July 7  

Census Participation Crucial to Disbursement of Transportation, Health Funding

Residents encouraged to answer questionnaire online

NCTCOG Requests Input on Funding Initiatives

Comments accepted online through May 12

NCTCOG Requests Input on Funding Initiatives

Comments accepted online through June 9

NCTCOG Requests Input on Funding Initiatives at Public Meeting

Collin Creek development, Fort Worth bridges to be discussed March 9  

Relaunched Ride-Matching Program Offers More Functionality

Improvements to Try Parking It make it easier to find ride matches, track commutes

Transit Agencies to Begin Surveys to Gauge Demand, Meet Needs

Region's bus, rail riders asked to provide input to improve system

Want to Learn More About How Drones Can Help You?

Workshop will help owners navigate rules, safely fly emerging class of aircraft

NCTCOG Accepting Online Input on Transportation Initiatives

North Texans invited to comment on Unified Planning Work Program, HB 2840  

GoCarma Technology App Provides Simpler Way to Qualify for HOV Discount

TEXpress users to switch smartphone apps beginning Jan. 24 at 6:30 p.m.

DFW Fleets Recognized for Actions to Improve Air Quality

Recipients contributed to regional savings of over 23 million gallons in 2018

NCTCOG Welcomes Online Comments Beginning Dec. 9

Opportunity to provide input on transportation projects extends 30 days  

RTC to Honor Traffic Incident Instructors, Patrol Staff

North Texas program trains first responders, managers to keep traffic moving efficiently

Public to Receive Hyperloop Update Nov. 11

NCTCOG to also highlight bicycle video series, alternative fuel corridor

Is Your Engine Light On? NCTCOG Clinics Could Tell You Why

NCTCOG partnering with local auto repair shops to sponsor October tutorials

N. Texans Invited to Comment on Transportation, AQ Programs

Public meeting to focus on funding, school coordination Oct. 14 

Students Encouraged to Walk to School on Oct. 2

Schools across the region to participate in annual celebration of active transportation 

Get an Up-Close Look at Electric Vehicles Sept. 21

Learn about exciting technology from vehicle owners at North Irving Transit Center    

NCTCOG to Open Online Input Opportunity September 9

Comments accepted on transportation, air quality topics through October 8  

Students Encouraged to Walk to School on Oct. 2

Join students across the region in annual celebration of active transportation

Virgin Hyperloop One National Roadshow Offers Students Hands-On Look at Tomorrow’s Transportation

Principles driving futuristic technology to be on display at AT&T Stadium  

Public Hearing Seeks Input on Truck Restrictions

TxDOT considering change to help regional mobility, safety

NCTCOG to Open Online Input Opportunity July 15

Comments accepted on transportation, air quality topics through August 28

Take Action to Improve Air Quality on June 21

Clean Air Action Day allows individuals, businesses, governments to make an impact

Denton County Judge Andy Eads Elected Chair of RTC

Johnson County Judge Harmon, Dallas County’s Daniel also named officers

Survey: Help Make North Texas Safer for Pedestrians

Two participants will each win a $100 cash card

NCTCOG to Present Pedestrian Safety Overview at Public Meeting

/New Disadvantaged Business Enterprise goals to also be discussed June 10  

Public to Hear Planning, Active Transportation Updates May 13

Region allocated $8M for bicycle-pedestrian improvements

National Experts to Speak at April 26 Clean Fuels Workshop in Dallas

Event will help public, private sectors adopt cleaner technologies

Mayors to be Recognized for Collaboration on Regional Trail

53-mile continuous trail to link downtown Fort Worth to downtown Dallas  

Public to Hear Long-Range Planning Updates April 8

Region’s Congestion Management Process being updated 

Regional Agreement Moves US 75 Forward

HOV lanes will primarily become general purpose lanes

Public to Receive Funding, AQ Updates March 11

NCTCOG to provide information on AirCheckTexas deadline

Financial Assistance for Vehicle Repair or Replacement Winding Down

Last day to apply for repair or replacement support through the AirCheckTexas Program is April 8

Public to Receive Transit, Volkswagen Settlement Updates

NCTCOG to provide information on high-speed rail, other projects  

NCTCOG Seeks Public Input on Work Program Modifications

Online comment period begins Jan. 14