A consistently growing population means there are more cars and trucks on North Texas roadways that ever. The result means drivers are spending more time stuck in rush hour, and off hour, traffic.
One of the latest proposals by some Texas lawmakers to help alleviate traffic congestion is to legalize lane splitting. Lane splitting allows motorcyclists to pass vehicles by riding in-between lanes of traffic.
Henderson Avenue has become a victim of its own success. A row of restaurants, bars and businesses is bringing in tons of traffic. Now the Dallas hot spot is getting $1.3 million to update a 1.3-mile stretch of the street.
Interstate-35W, north of Fort Worth, will be shut down for the entire weekend. A spokesperson with the Texas Department of Transportation said it’s the first time the agency has closed the highway for such a long period of time.
More than 17,000 people already work in Plano’s Legacy Business Park. When Toyota and Fed Ex Office move their corporate headquarters to the location, another 5,000 workers will join them. Now Plano is expediting its review of traffic in the area.
Parking is considered prime real estate around Southlake’s Town Square. Some shoppers tell CBS 11 News that they worry, now with Trader Joe’s moving in, spaces will be harder to come by.
Dallas police blame inpatient drivers and acknowledge one of their own officers for causing a chaotic scene along I-635 in Dallas Tuesday.
All of the eastbound lanes of Interstate 635 were at a complete stop Tuesday afternoon as members of DPD and Dallas Fire Rescue worked a major accident near Audelia. But the end result was a frustrated driver frenzy, with cars going all directions.
The Keller Police Department started Tweeting and using Facebook to get out some unlikely information. The department is actually posting the daily location of its traffic officers on social media.
The sounds of construction echo along Heritage Trace Parkway in north Fort Worth. Shopping centers are sprouting up and quickly filling with businesses, and more are on the way. Along with all the growth and new businesses comes congestion.
What was once a rural, two-lane road has turned into a regular route for North Texas commuters. Now some people who live along Davis Boulevard, in Tarrant County, are pleading for help. They say they only want to be able to safely get in and out their homes.
A traffic nightmare continues near downtown Dallas. Chopper 11 flew over westbound Interstate-35E when an mid-afternoon accident involving a tractor-trailer and heavy equipment vehicle closed all of the southbound lanes.