The North Central Texas Council of Governments is hosting a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at 604 E. Hickory St. to discuss public transit needs.

At the meeting, people who live, work and go to school in Denton County will have a chance to provide input on how public transportation can meet their future needs, according to an NCTCOG news release. The meeting will take place in Denton County Transportation Authority’s Downtown Denton Transit Center.

NCTCOG also launched a virtual survey Sept. 1, providing county residents with another avenue to share their thoughts on public transportation. The survey closes Sept. 23, according to the news release.

The request for public input comes after NCTCOG initiated a Denton County Transit study in March 2022 to develop a comprehensive public transportation plan that specifically focuses on areas of the county not already members of the Denton County Transportation Authority, which serves Denton, Lewisville and Highland Village. Denton County Transportation Authority offers public transportation options including a commuter rail line and several bus routes.

The transit study will identify transportation options, implementation strategies, governance structure and institutional delivery approach of recommended services or projects, according to the NCTCOG website.

People can call or text 469-626-8502 to request accommodations for the meeting at least 48 hours prior.