Updated: Mar 23, 2021
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is hosting a virtual public meeting for Bachman Lake & Love Field Area Planning on Thursday, March 25 at 6 pm. Remember the Airport North Entrance? Well, it has not gone away. It’s part of this overall planning effort being coordinated by NCTCOG. They are spending over $1M to address transportation issues for those of us in Northwest Dallas. Please make sure to join in and hear about the following:
• Results of the online community transportation needs survey
• Updates on ongoing transportation plans and projects in the area
• Opportunities and next steps for continued input and feedback on area improvements
Registration is required to attend. Register here: https://nctcog.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZckcuCpqzMoGN3NsbVxk-QOT4ls9zQpUwrX
Please share this meeting invite with family, friends, and colleagues you feel would be interested in participating and providing feedback.
For more information, visit: www.NCTCOG.org/BachmanArea.
If you have any questions, please call 817-695-9240 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Why is the Bachman Plan Study such a big deal?
We've been advocating for various improvements to our community since we established Friends of Bachman Lake two years ago. The Northwest area of Dallas had been long-neglected and we not only needed to protect Bachman Lake and Park by giving it a voice, but also to make sure that it became a hub for recreation and a safe place for the community to gather. Improving the surrounding community is key to that and that's why the Bachman Area Study is a major step toward achieving this.
To give some context to some of the moving parts in government, the community and business, we've posted some perspectives on our site ranging from connecting our trails to nature spots, both known and unknown, to challenging the public reasoning behind the airport's plans for an alternate entrance which could pose an existential threat to Bachman Lake Park as we know it today.
Feel free to revisit a few pieces we've written over the last 24 months and see how it all plays into the larger need to ensure the Bachman Plan is truly the way forward for our area.