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.More Information
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:
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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