Posts Tagged ‘The T’
Friese: “Most of the people I know who were homeless treated those bus passes as gold.”

No Pass/No Job

Advocates for the homeless are upset over a proposal to end free bus passes.
ERIC GRIFFEY
On weekday mornings Lou Friese takes an hour-long bus ride to work from his West Fort Worth apartment near Las Vegas Trail. Before he found a job at First Street Methodist Mission in June, Friese had been homeless for more thre...


(Flickr photo by Ed Yourdon)

Bicycles In Wheelchair Area Crowding Woman On TRE

Jeff Prince
A woman in a wheelchair came to the office recently and complained about bicycles being parked in the handicapped seating areas on the Trinity Railway Express trains that commute between Fort Worth and Dallas. She says that on ...



Saggy Journalism

Jeff Prince
Online news source Newsoxy wrote about The T’s decision to ban baggy pants from its buses, but it botched one tiny letter in its headline: “Saggy Pants Now Allowed On Buses In Fort Worth.” Methinks the “...


The T Ban On Baggy Pants Is Low Blow

Jeff Prince
Boxer shorts are not much different from some gym shorts. Both are made of cotton, about the same thickness, same length, similar colors. I can go out in public while wearing gym shorts and everything is fine. Yet if I stroll a...