Gov. Rick Perry has called the Legislature back for a third special session to approve more money for roads, but the main sticking point centers on what is the most conservative way to fund them without raising taxes.
Texas lawmakers are considering diverting nearly $1 billion a year from the state’s cash reserves into a fund dedicated to building and maintaining roads.
In the heart of the Cultural District in Fort Worth sits Arlington Heights, an older neighborhood tucked away near the museums.
Three DFW roads are now on Texas’ top 10 “transit challenges” list. Two are on the Dallas side, and one is in Fort Worth.
In just a short while North Texas will start getting the first of what is expected to be drenching rain. That means drivers will need to be extra cautious when getting behind the wheel.
Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.
The oil, gas and wind industries have been huge for the Texas economy. One result of that boom has also meant that the oversized tractor-trailers and other heavy equipment used in energy production are taking a terrible toll on Texas roads.
A nonprofit highway industry group says its study found decaying Texas roads are costing motorists more than $23 billion a year.
When it comes to Texas roads, a new report suggests their poor quality costs drivers thousands a year.
With its new campaign, TxDOT is updating its longstanding motto ‘Drive Friendly’ to remind drivers that driving friendly is all about driving safely on the roads as well.
Fort Worth’s mayor says she’ll ask the city council to build a “back to basics” budget to put the city on a firmer financial path and help restore better, basic city services like roads, infrastructure, and public safety.
According to a study by CNBC, Texas’ overall transportation infrastructure is ranked as the best in the country.