Transportation

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Supreme Court: Amtrak Like Gov’t Agency In Helping Set Rules

A unanimous Supreme Court says Amtrak is more like a part of the government than a private corporation when it helps federal agencies craft rules to keep trains running on schedule.

03/09/2015

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Texas Senate Passes First Bill Of Session, Road Funding Plan

The Texas Senate approved the first bill of the legislative session on Wednesday, with speedy passage of a plan to shift billions of dollars generated by vehicle sales taxes to building and maintaining roads strained by the state’s booming population.

03/04/2015

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Details Released On Major Oil Shipments By Rail Through Texas

As many as 10 trains weekly have been coming into Texas carrying a million gallons or more of Northern Plains crude oil that’s been involved in fiery derailments in the U.S. and Canada.

02/27/2015

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

The T Makes Changes To Improve Routes

The Fort Worth Transportation Authority announces changes to 10 bus routes.

CBS 11–01/27/2015

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Transportation Official: Gridlock, Growth Overwhelming Texas Highways

While Texas has bragging rights to a network that includes the most highway lanes in the nation, everything is not rosy.

01/15/2015

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Texas Lawmakers Talk Tax Cuts, Education, & Transportation

Texas lawmakers are feeling upbeat as they convened the 84th legislative session.

CBS 11–01/13/2015

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Crash Tests Set To Gauge Safety Of Highway Guardrails

The Federal Highway Administration said Wednesday that crash tests involving guardrails made by Trinity Industries Inc. will be done by mid-January at an independent lab in San Antonio.

11/12/2014

In this photo illustration a man refuels his car at a gas station. (credit: Getty Images/Miguel Villagran)

Texas Retail Gas Prices Down By 8 Cents

Retail gasoline prices have dropped by nearly a dime across Texas this week, settling at $3.09 a gallon.

10/09/2014

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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

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