It was standing room only as the DART board members voted 12-3 to fund both the Cotton Belt rail line and the subway version of a second downtown light rail, known as the D2 subway, as part of their 2017 20-year financial plan. DART officials expect to complete the projects in the next six years. Each project would cost more than $1 billion.
Trinity Railway Express is expanding its commuter routes between Fort Worth and Dallas in an effort to provide more regular service during peak periods and also to offer riders more late-night options.
Officials decide they have plenty of time to decide on a name before the new stretch of highway is completed late next year. They said the name would honor the law enforcement unit, not the baseball team seeking a new stadium in Arlington.
Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams says there are no plans to use tax money for public transportation in Arlington, regardless of what happens with the Nov. 8 ballpark vote. So what else could the city spend its tax dollars on if the stadium plan is rejected?
Amsterdam flights return to DFW Airport. A high-speed rail project encounters shaky ground in Texas. The popular Sully movie draws controversy. Those are among the hot transportation topics we talk about this month in the Air, Land & Sea Podcast.
Tens of thousands of Alabama and University of Southern California football fans are swarming North Texas this weekend for Saturday’s Cowboys Classic game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. For newcomers, parking can be a tricky issue.
Missouri Highway Patrol Trooper Jim Thuss is being heralded a life-saver after he pulled 60-year-old Rebecca Crawford of Belton from her burning car following a crash last week. (video by: Robert Cronkleton / Kansas City Star)
Video: Trooper rescues woman from burning car
Video: Swerving Big Rig nearly hits Lufkin Police Officers during traffic stop