Austin a Finalist in Smart City Challenge

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced Austin, TX as one of seven finalists in the Smart City Challenge, where the winning city can secure up to $40 million in

Environmental Mapping Site Launched

NCTCOG recently launched an interactive mapping web site which allows users to access over 40 GIS based spatial layers containing ecological and environmental information. This Regional Ecosystem Framework (REF) is

Austin Makes Top Ten List

I-35 between East Riverside Drive and E. Dean Keeton Street in Austin was ranked the 10th worst traffic bottleneck in America (and worst in Texas) in a recent highway users’

I-35W Expansion to Alliance Proposed

As reported in today’s Fort Worth Star Telegram, North Tarrant Express Mobility Partners has submitted an offer to TxDOT to extend the I-35W expansion it is currently constructing to Alliance

Cassco to be Honored by FW Chamber

On September 3rd, the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce will honor Cassco Development Company with the 4th Annual Vandergriff Award, presented annually to a legacy individual or organization whose contributions

TxDOT Takes Part in National Work Zone Awareness Week Campaign

Every year in March/April, TxDOT collaborates with the Federal Highway Administration (FHA) and other transportation partners to observe National Work Zone Awareness Week. The FHA says on average 85% of

Fort Worth Pothole Blitz

The City of Fort Worth’s Transportation and Public Works Department has launched a “pothole blitz” and is asking for the public’s help in reporting problem locations. Recent winter weather has

COFW TPW Earns Accreditation

The City of Fort Worth’s Transportation & Public Works Department has been awarded the prestigious American Public Works Association accreditation. Fort Worth began the process in October 2011, and becomes

FW Applies For Traffic Light Synchronization Grant

The City of Fort Worth has applied for a North Central Texas Council of Governments grant that would result in retiming 140 additional intersections in nine corridors. Proper synchronization of

Fort Worth’s New Thoroughfare Plan Aims for More Variety in Street Design

Fort Worth is launching a review of its master thoroughfare plan, aiming to broaden the kinds of streets in its arsenal, accommodate more multi-mode transportation like buses, trains, and bike