79.1 F
Fort Worth
Saturday, September 19, 2020
- Advertisements -
Government Input sought on transportation projects and programs

Input sought on transportation projects and programs

Other News

Exxon’s oil slick

Exxon Mobil is slashing its capital spending budget for 2020 by 30% due to weak demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and a market...

Folk music’s Mark Twain: 7 Essential tracks from John Prine,

NEW YORK (AP) — Some people, the songs just come out of them. For nearly half a century, they tumbled out of John Prine...

Tarrant County records another COVID-19 death

Tarrant County Public Health (TCPH) on Wednesday, April 8 reported that a resident of Euless has died as the result of the COVID-19 virus....

Tradition stymied: A year unlike any since WWII for Augusta

The Masters is so intertwined with Augusta, they added an extra day to spring break.You see, the first full week of April isn't just...

During July and August, the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) will conduct an online public input opportunity to allow residents to comment on transportation projects and programs affecting the region.

As a recipient of federal transportation funds, NCTCOG is required to establish and periodically update Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation goals to encourage contracting opportunities for minority and historically underutilized businesses. The draft update of the DBE participation goals for fiscal years 2020-22 will be posted for review and comment.

The Texas Department of Transportation, working through the Texas Transportation Commission, develops a 10-year listing of major transportation projects in Texas. Staff will provide a status report on projects in the Dallas-Fort Worth region.

Efforts are underway to develop a new program aimed at preventing the impacts of stormwater in flood-prone areas of the region. Federal, state and regional organizations are working together to make the Dallas-Fort Worth area a national leader in reducing loss of life and financial impacts of major flooding events. Details of this proposed project will be posted.

Finally, information on the Regional Smoking Vehicle Program and funding from the Volkswagen settlement will be available.

Anyone with questions or comments is encouraged to provide input online from July 15 through Aug. 28.

To provide input, click here. 

- Advertisements -
- Advertisements -

Latest News

Supreme Court justices remember Ginsburg

'I loved her to pieces,' retired Justice Souter says of RBGWASHINGTON (AP) — The remaining eight Supreme Court justices, and two former...

No vote on RBG successor until after election, Collins says

By DAVID SHARP Associated PressRepublican Sen. Susan Collins said Saturday there should be no vote on a successor to the late Supreme...

Ginsburg death could have impact on several cases, including Affordable Care laws

By Abby Livingston and Juan Pablo Garnham, The Texas Tribune Sept. 18, 2020 "Ruth...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dies at 87

By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s...