Thankful for Better Air Quality

Make way for food and family gatherings, because Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Even with the holidays coming around, it is still important to be conscious of the environment, especially the atmosphere. Spending the weekend with family and shopping for groceries or gifts means that a lot of time will be spent on the road. The more emissions are released into the atmosphere, the greater our air quality is reduced. Here are some ways to have a more air-conscious Thanksgiving: Be smart on the road. Thanksgiving not only means being thankful for friends and family, but we can also be grateful for our air! To show thanks this year, make sure your car is properly maintained to ensure the

Transportation Public Meeting

NCTCOG is seeking public input at 6:00 pm on Monday, November 11 in Arlington. Staff will present information related to hyperloop technology and air quality initiatives as well as showcase our new Trail of the Month video series. The meeting will be livestreamed, and a video recording will be available for review online at www.nctcog.org/input.

National Drive Electric Week 2019

On Saturday, September 21, NCTCOG hosted the annual National Drive Electric Week event, in Irving, TX, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 186 electric vehicles (EVs) showed up to the event, making it yet another record-breaking year. Both EV owners and enthusiasts alike had the opportunity to learn more about EVs and be part of the rEVolution! Oncor Electric coordinated an EV road rally during the event with a cash prize and trophy! For more Drive Electric Week details, visit @nctcogtrans, as well as our website, www.driveelectricdfw.org. As part of National Drive Electric Week, NCTCOG co-hosted an EV Workshop with Texas Public Interest Research Group (TxPIRG) at the University of Texas at Arlington th

Electric Vehicle Showcases Across the Region

On Saturday, October 5, DFW Clean Cities made their way to Granbury to help Hood County Clean Air Coalition facilitate an electric vehicle (EV) display at Lake Fest. Two plug-in hybrids, the Toyota Prius and the Chrysler Pacifica, were on display for all Lake Fest visitors to get hands on experience with an EV. The Tesla Owners Club of North Texas took to the State Fair of Texas on October 13 to show off their electric vehicles (EVs) and share their EV knowledge with interested fair attendees! An estimated two thousand people made their way through the “Classic Corral”, to hear from passionate EV owners about the benefits of driving electric. DFW Clean Cities joined in with informational pos

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