NCTCOG Programs

This list shows all items that are programs of the North Central Texas Council of Governments regarding water, energy, and transportation.
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A regional public awareness campaign and partnership that seeks to improve air quality in North Texas.
Basic
To outline goals and provides workable, cost-effective solutions to reduce emissions from local fleets and support regional efforts to attain federal air quality standards in the North Central Texas Region.
Intermediate
Seeking to lead the region in petroleum and emissions reduction measures to improve air quality and increase energy security, primarily in the transportation sector.
Basic
Electric Vehicles North Texas (EVNT) is the electric vehicles (EV) subcommittee of the Dallas-Fort Worth Clean Cities Coalition.
Basic
A regional initiative dedicated to reducing the impacts associated with the idling of vehicles.
Basic
Fleets for the Future (F4F) coordinates regional and national scale procurement initiatives designed to consolidate bulk orders of alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs).
Advanced
Go Solar Texas compiles key resources for Texans interested in learning more about going solar, and has Texas-specific resources on best management practices for local governments to increase access to solar.
Basic
The iSWM Program for Construction and Development is a cooperative initiative that assists cities and counties to achieve their goals of water quality protection, streambank protection, and flood mitigation, while also helping communities meet their construction and post-construction obligations under state stormwater permits.
Basic
Mobility 2040 is the long-term transportation plan for North Texas, outlining improvements for road, transit, bicycle and pedestrian transportation.
Intermediate
The RCCC develops regional code recommendations and promotes the standardization of model construction codes for the North Central Texas Region.
Basic
The Regional Ecosystem Framework, or REF, is a tool that identifies areas of relative ecological importance in the Dallas/Fort Worth region. Transportation partners and local governments that are developing infrastructure projects can use the REF as a preliminary screening tool to identify environmental impacts their projects may have and identify mitigation areas to offset any impacts.
Intermediate
The Regional Stormwater Management Program implements a cooperative and comprehensive program to manage stormwater quality issues affecting the region.
Basic
The Save Money and Reduce Truck Emissions (SMARTE) program aims to improve industry awareness of freight traffic effects on air quality, promote the use of SmartWay® verified technologies, and encourage industry specific best practices.
Advanced
SmartWay® is a voluntary, public-private program by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that helps the freight industry reduce fleet emissions, improve fuel economy, and increase energy efficiency. The SmartWay program includes four major elements: SmartWay Transport Partnership, SmartWay Technology Program, SmartWay Vehicles, and SmartWay International Interests.
Advanced
To increase sustainable development across the North Central Texas region through a variety of program areas, campaigns, and funding opportunities.
Basic
The Texas SmartScape program educates citizens on the ecological, economic and aesthetic benefits of using landscaping plants, shrubs, grasses and trees that are native or adapted to our regional climate and local conditions. The program also promotes education on pollution prevention through efficient and effective water use for citizens' benefit.
Basic
Provides links to various current and recurring grant opportunities and incentives for clean technology and infrastructure. Funding programs that address air quality, such as clean vehicle projects, are available from a number of Federal, State, local, and non-profit entities.
Basic
A ride-match and trip-logging program available for commuters in North Central Texas.
Basic
Vision North Texas is a public-private partnership with the goal of increasing public awareness about important regional land use issues that affect mobility, air quality, water supply and other economic and environmental resources.
Basic
The Wastewater and Treatment Education Roundtable (WATER)'s goal is to help reduce potential damage to the region's household plumbing systems and wastewater treatment systems as well as to decrease hazards to water quality through educational efforts related to the proper disposal of items such as wipes; paper towels; feminine hygiene and personal care products; medicines; household hazardous waste; and fats, oils, and grease (FOG).
Basic