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4 Sep 2019 5:28 PM | Rachel Albright (Administrator)


News you need to know to move transit forward in Tarrant County

 ENews / September 2019


Upcoming Events:

Share your thoughts on City of Fort Worth proposed 2020 budget

September 10, 7:00 PM @ Fort Worth City Hall

Fort Worth residents have two opportunities to speak out on the proposed fiscal year 2020 budget and proposed tax rate. Hearings for both will be conducted during the regularly scheduled City Council meetings on Aug 27 and Sept. 10, 2019.

City Council will vote on the proposed budget during during their Sept. 17, 2019 meeting. All three City Council meetings are scheduled for 7pm. at City Hall, 200 Texas Street.

Residents can also email their feedback regarding the proposed budget and the proposed tax rate.

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Trinity Metro 1st Annual Bus Stop Clean Up Day

October 26, 2019 @ 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

You are invited to Trinity Metro's first annual Bus Stop Clean Up Day.

Support your community, help clean up a bus stop.

Trinity Metro will provide all team members with trash bags, safety vests,gloves and t-shirts.

Grab your friends and help us give back to our community.

Sign up your own Team

Sign up for the TTA Team

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.

Registration will open soon.


In the News & Online:

Local News:

Great Cities Have Great Transit

Accelerate Transit – Read the latest op-ed from TTA’s own Chairman - Jeff Davis! Read More

This Fort Worth transit official made sure TEXRail got built. Now he’s stepping down

Star-Telegram – As the city looks ahead to the next five to 10 years, much energy will be spent encouraging growth in the city's core. Read More

Fort Worth Is Growing Faster Than Dallas Is

D Magazine – So says the Census’ American Community Survey. Read More

Proximity to Light Rail a Hot Commodity for Offices in Dallas-Fort Worth

CoStar - CoStar Market Insights: Leasers, Tenants Both Win With Nearby Mass Transit. Read More

News From Around the Country & Globe:

Public transit plans for Milwaukee and cities nationwide at risk from Koch-funded activists

Milwaukee Independent – A political battle over transit plans in other cities by Koch-funded interests offers insight into methods used by critics of Milwaukee’s streetcar, and foreshadows the methods to hinder its planned expansions. Read More

Officials: Phoenix voters say‘yes’ to expanding light rail system

ABC News – Phoenix voters have embraced mass transit in the nation’s fifth largest city by soundly saying“no” to a referendum that would have killed any future expansion. Read More

LA Metro Has An Innovation‘SWAT Team’ And They’re Fighting For The Future

LAist – They don’t have a secret laboratory or jetpacks, but the small Metro squad is behind some of the transit agency’s most ambitious projects. Read More

Uber deepens ties in healthcare with American Logistics partnership

Fierce Healthcare – Uber Health is partnering with healthcare transportation management company American Logistics to expand access to on-demand rides for medical appointments.  As part of the collaboration, the companies will combine Uber's network of drivers and payer partners and American Logistics' transportation platform. By integrating the two technology solutions, healthcare plans and organizations will be able to provide patients more accurate and efficient scheduling, pickup and dropoff, real-time GPS tracking and messaging through one unified platform, the companies said in a press release. Read More

Interesting Articles Worth The Read:

Transit Can Save the Environment, Just Not How We Expected

Bloomberg – Your city might have a state-of-the-art public transportation system, but easier access is what will get drivers fed up with traffic to start using it. Read More

Micromobility : What does it mean for the future of transportation?

Dataconomy - How will micromobility change the way we travel from point“A” to“B”? How will micromobility co-exist with the traditional models of transportation? What is the importance of network effects in micro mobility? Read More

Mobility Data: How Your Travel Patterns Could Inform Policy

Planetizen – Data generated by travel modes can inform planners and regulators in improving the transportation system, but private mobility companies often restrict their access for concerns about privacy and competition. Read More

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CONTACT US

(682) 231-2036

PO Box 470474
Fort Worth, TX 76147

rachel@TarrantTransitAlliance.org

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