The T

Changes, More Oversight Coming To Fort Worth Transportation Authority

A billion dollars worth of your tax money is on the line, and the agency overseeing that money is now under fire for missed deadlines, questionable spending and not enough oversight.

CBS 11–01/25/2013

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A Chance for Millions of Dollars in State Funding Comes with a Hitch: How Will it be Spent?

Public transportation officials in Fort Worth are hoping to get millions of additional dollars in state funding to build a commuter rail line in Tarrant County.

12/11/2012

The T Articulated Bus

Rider Fare Ups & Downs On The T, TRE

Today is the first business day that riders on Fort Worth “T” buses are digging deeper for their trips, while TRE riders are catching a break.

CBSDFW.COM–12/03/2012

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Free Public Transport On Election Day

DART in Dallas and The T in Fort Worth are offering riders free fares on Election Day for those carrying a valid voter registration card.

11/06/2012

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Mass Transit Leaders Defend Travel Expenses

CBS 11 News caught up with several executive members of the Fort Worth Transportation Authority after reports about their tens of thousands of dollars in travel expenses.

10/04/2012

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

“Were You There To Have A Good Time?”

CBS 11 News obtained records showing that Fort Worth mass transit agency executive staff spent more than $50,000 in trips from May 2011 to July 2012.

CBS 11–09/26/2012

Passengers board and exit the DART public transportation system at the St. Paul Station in Dallas. (credit: DART)

Swap A Gas Receipt For A Free Local Transit Pass

North Texans are being encouraged to ‘Dump the Pump’ and use public transportation. Starting today, DART, the T in Fort Worth, and the DCTA are all swapping gas receipts for free transit passes.

06/08/2012

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Neighbors Not On Board With Cotton Belt Plan

DART is moving forward with plans for a commuter rail line that will run from Wiley to the Fort Worth Stockyards.

02/13/2012

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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.

09/28/2011

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.

08/04/2011

The T Bus

The T Articulating Plan For Express Buses Along Lancaster

It runs on the road, not the tracks. And it has a driver, not a conductor. But the Fort Worth Transportation Authority doesn’t want you to think of its new bus, like it’s a bus.

06/09/2011

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.

06/01/2011

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