Mobility issues affect the quality of life of our residents, our visitors, our businesses and their employees, all of whom are spending increasingly more time in traffic.

Photo of Bill Meadows addressing the media

Bill Meadows – Chairman, Texas High-Speed Rail Commission, addresses the media

Helpful Links

There are numerous organizations and groups committed to improving mobility in our region.

For more information on these organizations, please follow the links to their websites.

 

North Tarrant Express (NTE): the NTE project consists of a series of major highway improvements to the critical I-820 and SH-121/183 (Airport Freeway) corridor between I-35 West and Industrial Boulevard in Northeast Tarrant County. In 2014, construction began on the two north-south segments of the North Tarrant Express: I-35W from downtown to IH 820, and from IH 820 to US 287/81. The NTE website contains project updates, maps, videos, lane closure and alternate route information, and news, so that drivers experience a reliable and safe trip in the corridor.

www.northtarrantexpress.com

 

Texas Department of Transportation: in cooperation with local and regional officials, the Texas Department of Transportation (or TxDOT) is responsible for planning, designing, building, operating and maintaining the state's transportation system.

www.txdot.gov

 

North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG): a voluntary association NCTCOG was established to assist local governments in planning for common needs, cooperating for mutual benefit, and coordinating for sound regional development.  NCTCOG serves a 16-county region of North Central Texas, which is centered around the two urban centers of Dallas and Fort Worth.

www.nctcog.org

 

Regional Transportation Council (RTC): the RTC is the independent transportation policy body of the Metropolitan Planning Organization. The Council meets the second Thursday of each month and is comprised of 40 members: 33 local elected or appointed officials representing cities and counties, and seven transportation provider representatives. The RTC is responsible for overseeing the metropolitan transportation planning process.

www.nctcog.org/trans/committees/rtc/index.asp

 

Transportation Advocates of Texas (TAoT): a non-profit group made up of local governments, mobility coalitions, port authorities, economic development organizations, regional alliances, state associations and employers dedicated to helping find solutions to the mobility challenges facing Texas. We are committed to providing leadership in development of robust, predictable and sustainable transportation financing solutions to fund new highway construction. We also support providing additional funding for Texas transportation needs.

www.transportationadvocatesoftexas.org

 

Tarrant Regional Transportation Coalition (TRTC): this private nonprofit membership organization advocates for transportation improvements and enhanced quality of life for the western half of the Metroplex.

www.trtcmobility.org

 

The Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T): The T is responsible for meeting public transportation and mobility needs in Tarrant County and coordinating with other transit entities across the region.  The T annually serves more than 8 million passengers on buses, vanpools and the Trinity Railway Express (TRE) commuter rail.  A regional authority of the State of Texas, The T is governed by a nine-member board of directors appointed by the Fort Worth City Council and Tarrant County Commissioners Court.

www.The-T.com

 

City of Fort Worth/Transportation & Public Works Department: the Transportation and Public Works Department (TPW) is responsible for the Fort Worth’s street, transportation, storm water and traffic systems and municipal buildings.  TPW’s mission is to protect and preserve the health, safety, and well being of the residents of Fort Worth through effective and efficient maintenance and operation of the City’s transportation infrastructure.

www.fortworthtexas.gov

 

Photo of Interstate 35W construction aerial

Northbound view of Interstate 35W

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