• 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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  • USDOT Requests Applications for FASTLANE Grants

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau is now soliciting applications for up to $850 million in Fostering Advancements in Shipping and Transportation for the Long-term Achievement of National Efficiencies (FASTLANE) grants. Eligible applicants, like states, tribes, and local governments, can apply again for FASTLANE grants

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  • KTMPO in the news

    Yesterday, members of KTMPO staff held two public hearings to solicit input on two proposed projects. These projects, having been scored and ranked by our Technical Advisory Committee, then approved by the Transportation Planning Policy Board, were opened for public comment on March 19th. We were afforded the opportunity to have one of the hearings

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  • Public Comment Period opens

    KTMPO announces a Public Comment Period to be open from March 19 through April 3, 2016 in order to allow citizens to review and comment on proposed amendments to our TIP and MTP. Please review the amendment packet and submit your comments in person at one of two public hearings or online using our comment

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  • Technical Advisory Committee Meeting

    The next Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) meeting will be held on March 2, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. at the CTCOG building in Belton, TX. To view the meeting agenda and meeting packet, click on the links provided below. TAC Meeting Agenda TAC Meeting Packet

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  • FHWA Fact Sheets

    FHWA recently published several fact sheets explaining the challenges and opportunities available under the new Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, also known as the “FAST Act”. We’ve added links to them on our MPO 101 page. You can also visit the FHWA Fast Act page to download presentations or obtain a copy of the legislation. Contained in

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  • Heights plans to expand sidewalks

    Heights plans to expand sidewalks

    City Manager David Mitchell said grant funding offered through the Federal Highway Administration’s Transportation Alternatives Program and approved by the Killeen-Temple Metropolitan Organization could expand the project. “We felt like this would be a great opportunity to potentially expand the scope of that work,” Mitchell said. Read more at the Killeen Daily Herald

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  • Falling Oil Prices Leading to Drop in Texas Road Funding

    “For the 2016 budget year, which started in September, Texas is pouring $1.1 billion in oil and gas severance taxes into the State Highway Fund. That was based on collections from the previous year. But with oil prices plummeting, those transfers are expected to tumble to a total of $594 million in fiscal 2017 before

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  • KTMPO Announces Call for Projects

    Federal Highway Administration –  Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21)   Surface Transportation Program Metropolitan Mobility—Category 7   KTMPO is issuing a Call for Projects (CFP) to utilize federal funding available through  the Surface Transportation Program Metropolitan Mobility—Category 7 (STPMM). A proposers’ conference will be held 10:00 a.m., October 7th in the CTCOG

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  • TAC Meeting cancelled

    We will not have an August TAC meeting.  In lieu of the TAC meeting, the Category 7 working group will meet to discuss scoring criteria.  As opposed to our regularly-scheduled meeting, this is a members-only working discussion, and will not be open to the public.

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