NCTCOG launches safety campaign to reduce freight-related accidents

NCTCOG launches safety campaign to reduce freight-related accidents

Follow simple tips on the roads make the region safer for freight movement August 25, 2021 (Arlington, Texas) – With a population of nearly 8 million in North Texas and no access to a seaport, the surface transportation system is a crucial link to deliver goods to market. The importance of commercial motor vehicles was […]

Rockwall County Judge David Sweet Elected New President of the North Central Texas Council of Governments for 2021-2022

Rockwall County Judge David Sweet Elected New President of the North Central Texas Council of Governments for 2021-2022

ROCKWALL, TX, June 12, 2021 — Rockwall County Judge, David Sweet, was elected President of the North Central Texas Council of Governments’ (NCTCOG) Executive Board at NCTCOG’s 55th annual General Assembly, which was held virtually on Friday, June 4.  The Executive Board is the policy-making body of the Council of Governments which serves the 16 North […]

North Texans encouraged to comment online about regional transportation initiatives

North Texans encouraged to comment online about regional transportation initiatives

Innovative technologies being considered that could link region to other parts of Texas February 8, 2021 — The North Central Texas Council of Governments welcomes public input on transportation planning initiatives, during an online input opportunity beginning Feb. 8. Comments can be made by visiting www.nctcog.org/input. NCTCOG staff will provide information regarding the DFW High-Speed […]

North Central Texas Council of Governments seeks public input on changes to Transportation Improvement Program

North Central Texas Council of Governments seeks public input on changes to Transportation Improvement Program

ROCKWALL, TX – Jan. 11, 2021 — The North Central Texas Council of Governments is conducting an online input opportunity beginning Jan. 11 to give residents the chance to comment on changes to the Transportation Improvement Program and Statewide Transportation Improvement Program. Staff will provide the public with changes made to the 2021-2024 TIP and […]

Free virtual workshop promoting safe use of drones Dec. 5th

Free virtual workshop promoting safe use of drones Dec. 5th

ARLINGTON, TEXAS – December 3, 2020 — Drones are becoming more popular throughout Dallas-Fort Worth, whether flown for business purposes, to improve public safety or just for fun. With the holiday season approaching, many North Texans may soon have the opportunity to fly a drone for the first time. If you are hoping to get […]

Rockwall County Judge David Sweet elected Secretary/Treasurer of NCTCOG Executive Board

Rockwall County Judge David Sweet elected Secretary/Treasurer of NCTCOG Executive Board

ROCKWALL, TX (September 10, 2020) The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) Executive Board recently welcomed four newly elected officers and 13 directors during the NCTCOG’s 54th annual General Assembly, which was held virtually. Rockwall County Judge David Sweet was elected Secretary/Treasurer of the 17-member NCTCOG Executive Board – the policy-making body of the […]

NCTCOG Regional Transportation Council Sept. 10 videoconference available via livestream

NCTCOG Regional Transportation Council Sept. 10 videoconference available via livestream

ROCKWALL, TX – September 8, 2020 — The next business meeting of the Regional Transportation Council (RTC) will convene at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 10, 2020, and will be conducted as a videoconference meeting.  You may view a livestream of the RTC meeting at www.nctcog.org/video under the “live” tab.  As a reminder, please do […]

Rowlett Mayor Tammy Dana-Bashian appointed to Executive Board of North Central Texas Council of Governments

Rowlett Mayor Tammy Dana-Bashian appointed to Executive Board of North Central Texas Council of Governments

ROWLETT, TX (August 14, 2020) Congratulations to Rowlett Mayor Tammy Dana-Bashian and the entire Rowlett community. Today the mayor was appointed to serve on the Executive Board of the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG). NCTCOG’s Executive Board, composed of 17 locally elected officials, and one ex-officio non-voting member of the legislature, is the […]

Public Hearing Seeks Input on Truck Restrictions

Public Hearing Seeks Input on Truck Restrictions

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 16, 2019) The North Central Texas Council of Governments and the Texas Department of Transportation will conduct a public hearing to receive comments on the proposed expansion of lane use restrictions on highway corridors throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The hearing will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 23 at […]

NCTCOG seeks online input for list of funded projects

Input opportunity begins Dec. 10 Dec. 10, 2018 (Arlington, Texas) — The North Central Texas Council of Governments will have an online public input opportunity addressing proposed modifications to the list of funded projects beginning Monday, Dec.10. Comments will be accepted through Jan. 8. Staff will post proposed modifications to the list of funded transportation […]