Air Quality

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. 
Air Quality Action Statements

Implement the regional vehicle idling policies local government vehicle fleets established
by the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG).

Evaluate and implement new technology such as idling detection for city vehicles to assist
with reducing air pollutants. 

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.

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.


Supporting Resources and Materials
Idling Policy
Air North Texas
Plano Ozone Video