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A Dallas Area Rapid Transit bus sits at a bus station in downtown Dallas. (credit: Dallas Area Rapid Transit)

DART To Field Questions About Bus Changes On Twitter

Last month, Dallas Area Rapid Transit officials announced a set of proposals that will expand, eliminate or modify certain bus lines in July and December of 2012. On Tuesday, they’ll use Twitter to field questions about them.


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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.


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How To Make The Most (Fun) Of DFW Public Transportation

By Jill Krause A gallon of gas these days costs more than a drink at Happy Hour. So why spend the cash filling your car’s tank when you can take advantage of free and cheap […]


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The T Unveils New Hi-Tech, High-Dollar Spur* Buses

Some hi-tech, high-dollar buses are about to hit the streets of Fort Worth. They’re called Spur* buses – short for signal, priority, urban, route.


Texas drivers use the shoulder of an Interstate during a traffic jam. (credit: Lawrence Jenkins/Getty Images)

Study: North Texans Spending More Time Stuck In Traffic

A new study, by the Texas Transportation Institute at Texas A&M University, suggests there isn’t enough being done to ensure the nation’s transportation system will be able to keep up with job growth, when the economy gets better.


Texas drivers use the shoulder of an Interstate during a traffic jam. (credit: Lawrence Jenkins/Getty Images)

Fort Worth Mayor Focused On City Traffic Congestion

The mayor of Fort Worth is launching a push to tackle traffic congestion in the city, especially along Interstate-35W.


A train runs on a high-speed rail line. (credit: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images)

High-Speed Rail Focus Of North Texas Summit

Backers of a plan for high-speed rail in Texas say budget cuts in Congress won’t affect their plans. One group says they’re not looking for federal or state money, they considering working with the Japanese.


Customers board a Fort Worth city bus. (credit: Fort Worth Transportation Authority)

Arlington Drops Buses To Downtown Fort Worth

The City of Arlington has decided to end its commuter bus service to downtown Fort Worth amid financial concerns and low ridership.


A youngster wears his pants with underwear showing. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Saggy Pants Banned From Fort Worth Buses

Bus riders in Fort Worth who wear sagging pants have the choice of pulling them up before boarding or finding another way to get around the city.


Drivers wait in traffic during the afternoon commute. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Hospital Execs: Traffic A Major North Texas Health Issue

The chief executive officers of two hospitals say one of the biggest health issues in North Texas is traffic congestion. The executives say traffic delays are keeping people from getting to the doctor on time.


A Texas state trooper makes photographs at a bus accident scene on U.S. 75 North bound that killed more than a dozen people on Friday, Aug. 8, 2008, in Sherman. ((AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Fatal Bus Accidents Renew Interest In Safety Bill

Deadly bus crashes over the past decade have claimed dozens of lives, including Vietnamese Catholics in North Texas. The accidents have rekindled interest in bipartisan legislation requiring regulators to act on bus safety recommendations.


A modern streetcar sits on exhibit at in Fort Worth. The city was pondering adopting a rail system. (credit: Joel Thomas/KTVT/KTXA)

Fort Worth Drops Streetcar System Proposal

Fort Worth has put the brakes on a proposed $88 million streetcar line.