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DART Board Votes On New Downtown Tourist Shuttle Service

DART could start a new shuttle bus service in downtown this summer. On Monday the Transportation and Environment Council Committee was briefed on the $1.2 million Downtown Dallas Shuttle Project.

CBSDFW.COM–05/14/2013

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American Hires First Flight Attendants Since 9/11

Twenty four thousand people applied to become the first flight attendants hired by American Airlines since 9/11.

05/04/2013

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Texas-Oklahoma Passenger Rail Discussed

Transportation officials are studying the feasibility of adding high speed passenger rail service to alleviate road congestion along an 850-mile corridor extending from Oklahoma City into South Texas.

03/31/2013

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Arlington’s Cooper Street To Get Overdue Makeover

A stretch of one of Arlington’s busiest streets is about to get a makeover – and commuters say it’s about time.

02/27/2013

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The Worst Roads For Traffic In North Texas Are….

Three DFW roads are now on Texas’ top 10 “transit challenges” list. Two are on the Dallas side, and one is in Fort Worth.

CBS 11–01/17/2013

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Group Looks At Texas Road Repair, Safety & Traffic Issues

Texas has 11 major bridges that need repair, 11 highly-traveled highway segments that need safety improvements and 38 road segments that suffer from unacceptable congestion, according to a national nonprofit group.

01/17/2013

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Higher Registration Fee Could Fund New Roads

The Texas Association of Business believes that, if the state raises registration fees by $50 per vehicle, and dedicates that money to road projects, it would create an additional $16 billion.

10/17/2012

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DART Rail Schedules Change Ahead Of Orange Line Opening

Next week, some Dallas commuters may find themselves running to catch the train or finding out it left five minutes before they arrived. Starting Monday, DART will begin running transition schedules in preparation for the new Orange Line rail service.

07/09/2012

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State Lawmakers Updated On Transportation Fund

Testimony will update legislators on the transportation budget and experts will offer ideas for fixing the funding shortfall and what changes in federal transportation laws mean for Texas.

07/09/2012

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Congressman: Highway Construction Fund In Danger

A North Texas congressman says the federal fund that pays for highway construction may be facing it’s own dead end.

11/28/2011

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Push For Fort Worth Passenger Train Pilot Project

There’s talk of creating passenger train service to Alliance Airport in Fort Worth and then possibly on to other points north of the city.

11/02/2011

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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

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