Posts Tagged ‘traffic’

Fort Worth’s Transit Future

Will The T’s master plan and TEX Rail move us forward?
Eric Griffey
On an oven-hot Sunday in July, the No. 25 bus pulled up to its stop at the intersection of Hulen Street and Camp Bowie Boulevard. The five of us waiting there stirred. We had been huddled beneath what little shade was cast by t...

Zipcar, one of several new ridesharing arrangements, caters to TCU students and faculty. Brian Hutson

Ticket to Ride

Phone apps and start-ups are bringing new options for getting around Fort Worth without a car.
When Texas Christian University sophomore Kirina Awamoto moved to Fort Worth two years ago, she made the tough choice to leave her car in California. With insurance, parking, maintenance, and gas, the costs would have been too ...

def leggend

35 Closed, or How Hard Up Are You to See Def Leggend at Hat Tricks?

Between 9 p.m. tonight (Friday) and 6 a.m. Monday, all lanes –– northbound and southbound –– of I-35W between North Fort Worth and Denton will be closed for crews to demolish a bridge as part of a future expansion proje...

Schaumburg: “There are very few places in Fort Worth where you can actually live on the water. It has to be high end to support the cost.” Jeff Prince

High-Rise = High Traffic?

Oakhurst neighbors are wary of more development along the Trinity.
The Near East Side’s Oakhurst neighborhood sprang up in the 1920s as an early Fort Worth suburb — I-35 hadn’t been built yet, and the Trinity River served as a natural buffer from bustling downtown. Residents still enjoy ...

A New Curve

Traffic roundabouts are here, but they have some residents going in circles.
Story and Photos by Jeff PRINCE
One of my early newspaper assignments was to stand on a median on McCart Avenue in south Fort Worth and note the number of motorists who wore seatbelts. Cars whizzed by, whipping wind into my face. I hunkered down and counted s...

Chaos Curtailed In Cultural District

Jeff Prince
That busy intersection near the Cultural District looked like a Chinese fire drill this morning from about 10 to 10:30. The traffic lights went out at the intersection of Camp Bowie, University, Seventh, and Bailey streets, lea...

A Hole for Riverside Park

They want to dig up the park and haul it away.
Robert J. Gieb
A cruise down Scenic Drive in Riverside, just northeast of downtown Fort Worth, is a lesson in failed government. The road itself is actually part of Riverside Park along the Trinity River, its right of way conveyed to the city...

Are You Wolf Or Sheep?

Jeff Prince
Driving into Fort Worth from the west on I-30 has presented motorists with a quandary this week. A construction project means traffic is being funneled into one lane. A sign tells motorists to merge left one mile ahead. Some dr...