Gary Fickes named chair of Regional Transportation Council








Fickes will lead the RTC during the Texas Legislature’s 86th session, which begins in January.

Fickes has been a primary member of the RTC since 2010, according to a news release from the North Central Texas Council of Governments, a voluntary group of municipal governments in North Central Texas that coordinates to advance the priorities of the region.

The RTC also approved June 14 its long-range transportation plan, titled Mobility 2045. The plan highlights key future transportation projects, including transit projects like Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s east-west running Cotton Belt Line and Tarrant County’s TEX Rail, as well as major roadway and freeway recommendations.



By Gavin Pugh
Gavin has reported for Community Impact Newspaper since June 2017. His beat has included Dallas Area Rapid Transit, public and higher education, school and municipal governments and more. He now serves as the editor of the Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake edition.


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