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TRTC Home 2018-09-18T00:01:33+00:00
Transportation is a declining share of the Texas budget. In 1980, it commanded 15 percent. By 2009 it was just 4.8 percent.
Within the next 15 years, only 21 percent of roads will remain in good or better condition, unless maintenance funding is increased.
More than $50 billion in needed projects have been cut from the regional transportation plan.
In 2035, the average commuter in Dallas-Fort Worth will spend 140 hours stuck in traffic, compared to 45 hours today.
Local congestion costs $924 per rush-hour driver annually (11th nationally).
In 2035, Texans will burn almost 7 million gallons of extra fuel because of traffic delays.
Unless we take action, a commute that takes 20 minutes today will take 52 minutes in 2025.
If current transportation funding trends continue, traffic delays will cost every Texas driver an average of $3,300 per person by 2035.
Road bottlenecks account for 40 percent of traffic congestion and delays.
Delay costs per household will increase from $1,509 to $5,400 in 2035.

Upcoming Events

TRTC Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 | 8:30 a.m.
2nd Floor Community Meeting Room
Fort Worth ITC, 1001 Jones Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Focus Topic
Jimmy Perdue, Director of Public Safety/Police Chief, City of North Richland Hills, will discuss how drones are being used by police departments in a variety of different ways.

35W Annual Meeting
Friday, October 5, 2018 | 9:30 a.m.
The Speedway Club, Dallas B
Texas Motor Speedway, 3545 Lone Star Circle, Fort Worth, TX 76177

Focus Topic
This year’s 35W Coalition Annual Meeting features a panel discussion that takes a look at the future of transportation and the next generation of innovative transportation modes. It includes some of the best and brightest industry experts of well-known revolutionary companies including: Steven Duong with AECOM/Hyperloop; Don Lepard with Drive.ai (autonomous driving program); and Travis Considine with Uber Elevate (air taxi program).

TRTC Annual Meeting
Friday, November 9, 2018 | 11 a.m.
Omni Fort Worth
1300 Houston Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Focus Topic
This event will feature a discussion moderated by Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price. Senator Cornyn will address a variety of topics regarding the political climate post-mid-term elections and the current state of the American political sphere.

More traffic congestion. Longer drive times. Skyrocketing transportation costs. Increasing emissions and air quality challenges.

Mobility in the North Texas region is approaching crisis level, and TRTC is leading the effort to protect the quality of life and economic vitality of our region by advocating for solutions to our transportation challenges. We need your help to keep building momentum.

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