Air Quality Policy
Plano will lead by example in the Dallas-Fort Worth area by developing policies that assist the region in reaching attainment for air quality.
Implement the regional vehicle idling policies for local government vehicle fleets established by the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG).
Evaluate and implement new technologies, such as idling detection for city vehicles, to assist with reducing air pollutants.
|AQ3||Improve timing and coordination of traffic signals with Plano, the state of Texas, the North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA), and neighboring cities to reduce emissions from idling vehicles and improve traffic flow.|
|AQ4||Initiate and participate in regional alternative energy projects to reduce dependence on fossil fuels.|
Develop a policy that limits roadway construction within Plano to non-peak hours to the maximum extent possible.
Work with area cities to develop a policy regarding High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) access and congestion pricing.