Drivers complain the five different speed limits along the 27.6 mile Chisholm Trail Parkway are confusing, and may be the reason for a lot of traffic tickets. They also complain of inadequate signs to warn of speed limit changes.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott over the weekend posted on Twitter that he thinks it’s time to do away with red light cameras in Texas. Some cities have banned the devices and the state Legislature could act next year.
A simple post on Twitter reminding Texas drivers that it’s illegal to hang out in the left lane has gone viral. The Texas Department of Transportation tweet garnered more than 3,600 likes in just over one day.
A tunnel connecting downtown Fort Worth to the South Side, going under Interstate 30 and the Union Pacific Railroad tracks, is scheduled to be complete in 2020. Tunnel traffic would use Hemphill and Lamar streets.
North Texas planners are pursing creation of a Hyperloop test track that would whisk riders from Dallas to Fort Worth in just six minutes. But they also support high-speed rail in the same corridor — possibly setting the stage for a metro area with dual transit systems.
Nearly 2,000 trucks, buses and other commercial vehicles were taken off the road after spot inspections found safety violations. The Texas Department of Public Safety checked nearly 8,000 trucks statewide, as part of its Roadcheck 2018 campaign.
Trinity Metro has opened a maintenance yard for the planned TEX Rail line in north Fort Worth, and officials say they're on track to open the commuter line Dec. 31. The Equipment Maintenance Facility will be where the Stadler rail cars are washed, maintained and repaired.
Officials at Texas Central Railway, a proposed high-speed rail line that could connect Dallas and Houston by 2023, have agreed to share reservations and ticketing with Amtrak. But Amtrak is under attack by those in Washington looking to cut costs.
Weatherford officials recently got word that the city will receive $11.5 million from the North Central Council of Governments and the Texas Department of Transportation to help construct a northern bypass around downtown.
Multiple train cars became derailed early Wednesday morning on North Main Street in Fort Worth, closing the road and downing power lines. A minor hazardous materials situation was also reported by the fire department.
Expanding I-35W from Alliance Airport in far north Fort Worth to the I-35E merge in Denton is expected to cost at least $1.1 billion. The first phase, which includes building frontage roads, could begin in 2023.
Huge windows mean that parts of DFW Airport can get really hot. But by installing so-called smart glass at two locations, the airport helps travelers keep cooler — and spend more money at a burger joint's bar.