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Arlington transportation program for elderly, disabled seeks alternative money after losing federal funds

| |Saturday, Mar. 29, 2014

Grand Prairie and Mesquite are also seeking new financial support after federal grant disappears.

High-speed rail gaining momentum in Texas

| |Friday, Mar. 28, 2014

The mayors of Fort Worth, Dallas and Houston show unified support for bullet trains — on the same day members of a high-speed rail commission are picked.

Survey seeks reaction to proposed bus/trolley system in Fort Worth

| |Monday, Mar. 24, 2014

To gauge how the public feels about the idea of a expanded trolley system, residents and visitors are being asked to complete an online survey about public transit.

Stretch of Trinity Boulevard will be closed for 90 days

| |Wednesday, Mar. 19, 2014

Finishing a project to raise the road and increase the storm drainage capacity under it takes priority over commuters’ convenience.

Man dies in single-vehicle wreck on Texas 360 in Arlington, police say

| |Tuesday, Mar. 18, 2014

Police believe the man lost control of a pickup and crashed into a couple of light poles on the median of Texas 360, a police spokeswoman said.

Fort Worth bus driver accuses employer of allowing sexual harassment

| |Tuesday, Mar. 18, 2014

Twynette Solomon, who works for McDonald Transit, the company that provides drivers, dispatchers and other employees for the authority.

Fort Worth’s Trinity Blvd. closed, but for how long?

| |Tuesday, Mar. 18, 2014

A section next to the $3.3 million bridge project being built to replace it fell prey to weekend storms, which have caused problems in the areas of east Fort Worth for years.

Trinity Boulevard in east Fort Worth closed

| |Monday, Mar. 17, 2014

Weekend rains washed away part of Trinity Boulevard that was under construction near Bell Helicopter, fire officials said.

Vroom! Higher speed limits approved for North Texas

| |Friday, Mar. 14, 2014

Higher speed limits on Metroplex freeways will likely be rolled out over several weeks, or perhaps a few months, officials said Thursday.

Speed up: Limits could soon increase on DFW freeways

| |Wednesday, Mar. 12, 2014

Speed limits on freeways across the Metroplex could go up 5 mph, if the Regional Transportation Council on Thursday reverses a 13-year-old policy of keeping limits low to reduce pollution.

Fort Worth Zoo ready for spring break stampede

| |Tuesday, Mar. 11, 2014

A stampede is often associated with rhinos, elephants and other wild animals, but it’s the humans who practically crush each other during spring break trying to get to the Fort Worth Zoo.

Overlay district to dress up North Richland Hills freeways

| |Monday, Mar. 10, 2014

City rules call for trees, decorative features and a ban on some businesses.

Country no more: Farm Road 1171 grows up

| |Sunday, Mar. 09, 2014

The expansion could trigger extensive development in Flower Mound, Northlake and other Denton county cities in a few years, officials say.

TEX Rail gets $50 million in federal funds

| |Thursday, Mar. 06, 2014

A proposed commuter line from downtown Fort Worth to Grapevine, which supporters still hope will open by 2017, got a boost from grant money.

Grapevine freeways closing to fix markings damaged in ice storm

| |Friday, Feb. 28, 2014

The markings lost their adhesion to the road during early December along the DFW Connector’s Texas 114/121 corridor.

Texas 114 transformed into road of prosperity

| |Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014

Once a thin country road, Texas 114 now connects several economic power-pockets in the Metroplex — at a cost of nearly $1.43 billion in public money.

Join us for a Facebook chat on transportation

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014

Star-Telegram transportation writer Gordon Dickson will take over the Star-Telegram’s Facebook feed to discuss the hot topics that involve your commute.

Offramp closure hard on businesses near Beach Street

| |Friday, Feb. 21, 2014

The North Tarrant Express project will be better for businesses farther east.

North Tarrant Express to be finished by end of year

| |Friday, Feb. 21, 2014

The massive construction project along Loop 820 and Texas 121/183 in Northeast Tarrant County is expected to be finished six months ahead of schedule, officials said Friday.

Tollway authority approves its part in financing extension of Texas 360 through Mansfield

| |Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014

The Texas Department of Transportation, which would put up the $300 million for the 10-mile project, is to consider giving its blessing and completing the three-way agreement at a meeting next week.