North Central Texas Council of Governments
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is in its first full week of online signups for the Metro Safe Room Rebate Program wait list.
Heavy vehicles left idling waiting to work, waiting to be weighed or just waiting for their drivers in the cab to wake up to get back on the road, emit tons of carbon dioxide and other pollutants each year.
TX-DOT, along with the other agencies, nationwide are urging Congress to give them more freedom to seek alternative means of funding, including adding more toll roads.
A limited amount of funds has become available for the 2012 AirCheckTexas Drive a Clean Machine Program. The program offers financial assistance to help the owners of older Texas vehicles comply with emissions standards.
There’s talk of creating passenger train service to Alliance Airport in Fort Worth and then possibly on to other points north of the city.
Construction can start on two of the three Trinity Uptown bridges near downtown Fort Worth.