TxDOT's Planned Use Of Toll Lanes For Highway Expansion Attracts Criticism, Raises QuestionsControversy erupted after critics complained that the Texas Department of Transportation planned to continue using toll lanes even after voters passed a statewide referendum to avoid that.
Texas Scraps Some Toll Roads While Other States Add MoreTexas officials have recently moved to scrap tolls on several highways for the first time in 40 years, bucking a national trend toward more tolls on mostly urban roadways to shift the costs of transportation to those who use the roads.
Texas Agency Apologizes For Out-Of-State Toll Billing ErrorsThe Texas Department of Transportation has apologized to drivers who received incorrect toll tag bills or violation notifications for travel in some other states.
Wrong-Way Driver Crashes Into Fort Worth ISD School BusPolice say a driver traveling the wrong way crashed into a Fort Worth Independent School District school bus Friday morning.
DPS Urges Drivers To Be Careful Around MotorcyclistsBased on the fact that riders are more exposed and can easily be overlooked due to their size, motorcyclists are inherently more vulnerable while on the road.
TxDOT Urging Drivers To "Look Twice For Motorcycles"A rise in the number of motorcycle deaths in Texas last year inspired the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to kick off the new “Share the Road: Look Twice for Motorcycles” awareness campaign.
New Money Approved For LBJ East Expansion, Timing Still IssueThe Texas Transportation Commission recently approved about $438 million in sales tax money approved by statewide voters to go toward widening LBJ from Miller Road south to I-30.
Shifting Lanes On Highway 183 Causing Confusion For DriversDrivers along Highway 183 near the Irving Mall are taking a closer look during their daily commute to avoid nerve-wracking confusion.
Lights Out! Drivers Call I-35E In Lewisville DangerousThe interstate is under construction in Lewisville, part of the I-35E Express Project. The overhead highway lights are out throughout a stretch of the highway running through Dallas County.
Permanent Relief In Sight For Drivers Of Dallas MixmasterEven the Texas Department of Transportation agrees the old configuration was confusing and did not allow for traffic to move smoothly.
Texas To Be Testing Ground For Automated VehiclesThe Texas Department of Transportation says self-driving vehicles be the solution to North Texas' traffic problems.
Crews Treating Roadways In Preparation For Winter WeatherWinter weather isn’t expected to start moving into North Texas until Friday, but road crews have been busy for the last day or so preparing highways and byways to keep drivers as safe as possible.
TxDOT Launches Safe Phone Zones At Rest Areas, Travel CentersThe Safe Phone Zones offer various benefits for drivers such as free Wi-Fi.
TxDOT Urging Drivers To 'End The Streak' Of Roadway FatalitiesToday marks a grim anniversary for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and drivers in the Lone Star State.
North Texas Well-Represented On List Of 100 Most Congested Roads In StateDallas County has six of the top 20 most congested spots. Denton has one at number 18.