SAVE THE DATE - Alliance Mobility Innovation Zone Update
October 15, 2019 @ 5:00 PM
SAVE THE DATE! Join the Real Estate Council of Greater Fort Worth and the Tarrant Transit Alliance for an update on the newly announced Alliance Mobility Innovation Zone.
Events Around Town:
NCTCOG 2019 North Texas Parking Management Symposium -
Finding the Balance in Parking
August 15, 2019 @ 8:00 AM
How does North Texas plan and manage parking in a way that balances the needs and goals of a community while acknowledge economic forces that drive parking demand and future mobility? Join local transportation, city planning, real estate development, and other local professionals in a highly informative and timely discussion of this critical issue affecting North Texas growth and transportation.
Upcoming Webinars & Conferences
In the News & Online:
Via, Trinity Metro launch on-demand shared transit service
Metro-Magazine – Via announced a new public transportation deployment in partnership with Fort Worth, Texas’ Trinity Metro. The service, called Mercantile ZIPZONE, is a new on-demand shared transit network bringing TEXRail and bus commuters first- and last-mile connections to the Mercantile Center Station. Read More
News From Around the Country & Globe:
Mayors tell the Senate that transit, biking, and walking are climate change solutions
Transportation for America – Testimonies from mayors at a recent Senate hearing showed that cities understand that reducing driving and expanding other transportation options is key to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and boosting local economies at the same time. Read More
Pedestrian deaths keep rising – can Congress reverse the trend?
Curbed – A new federal bill would require states to set aside highway funds for safer streets. Read More
L.A. is hemorrhaging bus riders – worsening traffic and hurting climate goals
LA Times – California needs to stop a transit ridership slump to meet its clean-air and traffic-reduction goals. Meanwhile, riders are ditching buses as soon as they can. To reverse the slump, Metro is preparing to redesign its network of 165 lines and 14,000 stops for the first time in a generation. Read More
Interesting Articles Worth The Read:
See why the world’s best subway lines are destinations unto themselves
National Geographics – These subterranean train rides are packed with striking architecture, historic sites, and surprising views. Read More
City planners eye self-driving vehicles to correct mistakes of the 20th-century auto
Washington Post – Autonomous cars could cut traffic and pollution - or make them worse, planners say. Read More
Was the Automotive Era a Terrible Mistake?
New Yorker – For a century, we’ve loved our cars. They haven’t loved us back. Read More
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