Fort Worth Hires Team to Consider Mass Transit Options
- Park and ride/public use area for rail line nearly complete. SIPOS, ERIC // Fort Worth Business Press;01/07/2000, Vol. 12 Issue 37, p8
Updates on the status of the Trinity Railway Express project, a commuter line that will link Fort Worth and Dallas, Texas, with stops at cities along the route. Near completion of the park and ride/public use project in Fort Worth; Project of the Fort Worth Transportation Authority.
- TEX Rail orders Flirts. // Railway Gazette International;Jul2015, Vol. 171 Issue 7, p11
The article reports on contract signed by the Fort Worth Transportation Authority in Texas with rail company Stadler Bussnang for a supply of Flirt 3 diesel multiple units (DMU) for the TEX Rail commuter line after the U.S. Federal Transit Administration approved the project's engineering phase.
- Challenges suit transit director to a tee. Dillard, Betty // Fort Worth Business Press;6/30/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 25, p22
The article features Curvie Hawkins Jr., director of planning for the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) in Texas. He says it is ironic that he is operating the buses because there was a time when he was thrown off a public bus for goofing around. His wife, Laneshia Hawkins, works with...
- RIDING HIGH. Davidson, Staci // U.S. Business Review;Oct/Nov2008, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p24
The article focuses on the multiple transit options in the Dallas/Fort Worth region of Texas provided by the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T). It cites that DART established Trinity Railway Express, the first commuter rail line in the...
- The bus that thinks it's a train. Robertson, Rob // Fort Worth Business Press;10/18/2010, Vol. 22 Issue 42, p7
This article focuses on the new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) program of Fort Worth Transportation Authority which intends to make commuting by bus more like a train.
- Transit systems on alert after London bombings. McClellan-Brandt, Sarah // Fort Worth Business Press;7/11/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 28, p31
Reports on the decision of U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff to raise the terror-alert level for the country's mass transit system following transit system bombings in London, England on July 7, 2005. Information on a warning given by the Forth Worth Transportation...
- The T may land $4 million with locomotive lease. Willis, Belinda // Business Press;12/19/97, Vol. 10 Issue 34, p1
Focuses on the plan of Fort Worth Transportation Authority to lease four locomotives slated for the Trinity Railway Express commuter line. Information about its negotiation with an unidentified company; Rationale behind leasing out the locomotives; Information about the Trinity Railway Express...
- Fort Worth Bans Bus Ads About Religion. // Church & State;Feb2011, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p22
The article reports on the new formal policy adopted by the board of directors for the Fort Worth, Texas Transportation Authority which prohibits advertisements with religious, non-theistic or faith-based content and all political advertisements.
- The T upgrades bus stops, offers free rides to promote improvements. Russell, Denell // Fort Worth Business Press;10/5/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 24, p6
Reports on Fort Worth Transportation Authority's implementation of an upgraded system of signs for buses. Increased size of signs; Information they contain; Strategic placing of signs; Upgraded stops; Offer of free rides to promote the upgrade.