Texas Votes to Move Forward

Voters in Texas sent a clear message that road improvements are very important for economic development, safety and quality of life. Taxes from the oil and gas industry will be a

Custom-Built Equipment Used on LBJ Express Project in Dallas

An innovative piece of structural engineering equipment was introduced to the LBJ Express project in Dallas County: a beam placement system – or  beam truss – tailored specifically for the

Almost 11″ of Rain Overnight

Some areas north of the DFW metroplex picked up close to 11 inches of rain since late last night due to a slow-moving disturbance tracking across north Texas. While this

MPO 40th Anniversary

The North Central Texas Council of Governments is celebrating its 40th anniversary as the region’s metropolitan planning organization. What was life like in 1974? The price of gas was 55

Well done, Fort Worth!

Key Indicators: 2.6% decrease in retail vacancy between 2012 and 2013 3.3% average income growth 6.6% unemployment 92% downtown area central business occupancy rate Quick Facts: Population: 777,898 Median Age:

“It’s About Safety, Not Revenue”

The Keller Police Department may be starting a trend in North Texas – they are actually posting the daily (Mon-Fri) location of traffic enforcement officers on social media. Last year

Interactive Mapping Tool Released

The U.S. Census Bureau released Census Explorer, a new interactive mapping tool that gives users easier access to neighborhood level statistics. The mapping tool uses updated statistics from the 2008-2012 American Community Survey (ACS).

No Grass Clippings Allowed – Only Rain Down the Drain

Everything in our storm drain flows downstream, ultimately polluting creeks, rivers and lakes. The City of Fort Worth’s Stormwater Management program placed inlet markers throughout the city to remind residents

New Alliance Office Building

From Fort Worth Business Press (Robert Francis) Hillwood Development Co. announced it has selected BOKA Powell to design the new 157,000-square-foot Class A office building in Alliance Town Center, just

Your TEXpress Primer

TollTags will soon become more common on vehicles in the western part of North Texas when new permanent managed lanes open this fall on the DFW Connector (SH  114/SH 121),