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.
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.
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.
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.
A North Texas congressman says the federal fund that pays for highway construction may be facing it’s own dead end.
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.
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.
A new study, by the Texas Transportation Institute at Texas A&M University, suggests there isn’t enough being done to ensure the nation’s transportation system will be able to keep up with job growth, when the economy gets better.
Deadly bus crashes over the past decade have claimed dozens of lives, including Vietnamese Catholics in North Texas. The accidents have rekindled interest in bipartisan legislation requiring regulators to act on bus safety recommendations.
One state lawmaker is taking a look at how the North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) operates. State Representative Rafael Anchia, D-Dallas, has filed a bill to bring the NTTA under Sunset Review.
Imagine having the power to flag down bad drivers or to write traffic tickets or just call people out for changing lanes without a signal.
There are homes and parking spaces for rent this week, and now some families are hoping to make a few hundred bucks by using their SUVs to shuttle around out of town guests.