• City of Belton Awarded TASA Funding for Shared-Use Path

    City of Belton Awarded TASA Funding for Shared-Use Path

    The Texas Transportation Commission approved more than $44 million for 46 bicycle and pedestrian projects for rural/nonurban and small urban population areas across the state. The funding from the federal Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside (TASA) Program supports population areas of 200,000 or less. State-selected TASA projects are intended to enhance safety for people of all ages

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  • TxDOT My35 Portal – your place for traffic, work zones, and alerts

    My35 is your connection to the latest news, project and road condition updates, traffic camera views and community meetings along the I-35 corridor – all 588 miles! The interstate known as “Main Street, Texas” is broken into five sections on the My35 website – North, South, Central, Capital, and Alamo. The KTMPO region is located

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  • 2017 School Bus Replacement and Retrofit Rebates

    The Environmental Protection Agency announced a new round of funding for replacing or retrofitting old diesel-powered school buses. The 2017 School Bus Rebate Program will provide over $7 million to public and private fleet owners for the replacement or retrofit of older school buses. Up to $1 million of the funding total will be available

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  • Grant Opportunity-Alternative Fueling Facilities Program

    The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is accepting applications for the Alternative Fueling Facilities Program. Eligible projects include new station construction or the expansion of an existing facility that will provide a new fueling service or capacity. Alternative fuel projects that are eligible for funding are natural gas, biodiesel, hydrogen, methanol, propane and electric charging stations.

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  • Central Texas on the Move – Fall 2017

    Central Texas on the Move – Fall 2017

    We’ve just published the Fall 2017 edition of the KTMPO newsletter “Central Texas on the Move”. This edition features the City of Nolanville and the work they are doing to make the city safer, more accessible, and more attractive as the region grows. Other topics include the new texting-while-driving law, regional air quality, and new

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  • Technical Advisory Committee Meeting

    The next Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at the CTCOG offices in Belton. The meeting will start at 9:30 a.m. To view the meeting agenda and meeting packet, please click on the following links. Download the meeting agenda (PDF, 275 KB) Download the meeting packet (PDF, 8195 KB) The Killeen-Temple Metropolitan Planning

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  • New segment of the Pepper Creek Trail in Temple is now open

    There is a new trail open, and the weather is just about right to get out and explore! The Pepper Creek Trail in Temple has been a popular destination for runners, walkers, cyclists, and families for several years. Brian Chandler, Director of Planning for the City of Temple, had this to say about the new

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  • I-35 Weekly Closures

    Starting August 2, Interstate 35 in Temple is set to close four nights in a row as the contractor sets bridge beams in Temple. Please obey all traffic warning devices and be prepared for long delays. Alternate routes are highly encouraged. For more information, please click on the following link. TxDOT Traffic Alert

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  • Speed is a Factor in Accidents

    The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released a report analyzing common factors in accidents. They looked at motor vehicle crashes as well as accidents involving a pedestrian or bicyclist. The laws of physics don’t bend- as speed increases, the likelihood of injuries goes up, and the injuries become more severe – often fatal. The results are

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  • August Meetings cancelled

    August Meetings cancelled

    Please note that KTMPO will not be holding Technical Advisory or Policy Board meetings during the month of August. Regularly scheduled meetings will resume in September: Technical Advisory Committee meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 6th at 9:30am, and Transportation Planning Policy Board meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 20th at 9:30am. We

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