North Central Texas Council of Governments

A worker drills holes into the cement pad to anchor a safe room shelter. (credit: Julie Denesha/Getty Images)

Online Signups For Storm Shelter Rebate Wait List Continue

The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is in its first full week of online signups for the Metro Safe Room Rebate Program wait list.

CBSDFW.COM–06/26/2013

Tractor-trailer rigs parked at a truck stop. (credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Fort Worth Edges Closer To Vehicle Idling Restrictions

Heavy vehicles left idling waiting to work, waiting to be weighed or just waiting for their drivers in the cab to wake up to get back on the road, emit tons of carbon dioxide and other pollutants each year.

09/17/2012

A road construction crew works on a widening project. (credit: Getty Images/Joe Raedle)

More Texas Toll Roads Likely With Help From Congress

TX-DOT, along with the other agencies, nationwide are urging Congress to give them more freedom to seek alternative means of funding, including adding more toll roads.

06/01/2012

Exhaust flows out of the tailpipe of a vehicle. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

State Program Offers Car Repair, Replacement Help

A limited amount of funds has become available for the 2012 AirCheckTexas Drive a Clean Machine Program. The program offers financial assistance to help the owners of older Texas vehicles comply with emissions standards.

04/25/2012

Trinity Railway Express

Push For Fort Worth Passenger Train Pilot Project

There’s talk of creating passenger train service to Alliance Airport in Fort Worth and then possibly on to other points north of the city.

11/02/2011

The Fort Worth skyline.  (Photo credit CBSDFW.COM)

Feds Kicking In Money For Fort Worth Trinity Uptown Bridges

Construction can start on two of the three Trinity Uptown bridges near downtown Fort Worth.

10/20/2011