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Dallas ISD Changes Private Transportation Service For Special Program Kids

A cost-saving measure has been scrapped at Dallas County Schools after big concerns about student safety.

08/13/2014

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Graco Recalling Nearly 2 Million Infant Car Seats

Graco Children’s Products is recalling nearly two million infant car seats, agreeing to government demands in what is now the largest seat recall in American history.

07/01/2014

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No Resolution In Dallas On-Demand, Taxi Transportation Fight

Dallas City Hall tried once again to broker middle ground between traditional taxi service and app-on-demand private transport companies like Uber and LYFT. But a hoped-for resolution will have to wait for another day.

04/25/2014

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DART Doing Away With Paid Parking At 3 Stations

Paid parking was put in place a couple of years ago but the DART Board recently voted to get rid of the Fair Share Parking program, because it was not making enough money to sustain itself.

04/02/2014

(Source: CBSDFW.COM)

City Wants Your Feedback On Transportation Needs

Officials in the City of Fort Worth are looking into a new way to get people around town. The city is considering adding a private bus or trolley that would serve the most popular spots in Fort Worth.

CBSDFW.COM–03/24/2014

The Burling Northern Santa Fe Railway corporate headquarters  in Fort Worth, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Fort Worth Based BNSF To Invest $5 Billion In Its Railroad

BNSF plans to invest $5 billion in its railroad this year, including $900 million to expand capacity in the Northern Plains where crude oil shipments are surging.

02/05/2014

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

Mayor Price: Fort Worth Turning Ship Around, Financially

After years of navigating rough financial waters, Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price says this year,’I think we’ve turned the ship around.’

01/07/2014

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Suspicious Device Causes Delays At Richland Hills TRE Station

A suspicious bag was reported to authorities Monday afternoon at the Richland Hills Tinity Railways Express station.

10/21/2013

Bacon Street in Fort Worth is one of 355 streets that have long been the subject of a lawsuit over premature street failure. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Residents Along Bacon Street In Fort Worth Fed Up

They call it Lake Bacon. Even if it hasn’t rained, residents on Bacon Drive in North Fort Worth know that every day, every week, every month, if they go out their cars are going to get wet.

09/07/2013

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DISD Makes Changes To Controversial Student Transportation Plan

New signs brought sighs of relief from some Dallas Independent School District parents today, as changes were made to car services that transport more than two thousand students to school.

CBS 11–09/03/2013

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DISD Transportation Plan Reconsidered?

The plan that uses contracted van and taxi drivers to take Dallas Independent School District students to class instead of picking them up in school buses is apparently now being reconsidered.

CBS 11–08/30/2013

A sign sits on top of a taxi. (credit: AP Photo)

Parents Voice Concerns Over DISD Transportation Problems

Furious parents met with Dallas Independent School District leaders in two schools Thursday evening to vent concerns about the use of private taxis, vans, and limos to transport students to school.

CBS 11–08/29/2013

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