October 11, 2019

Virgin’s Hyperloop One is eyeing North Texas as a site for a certification facility, according to the Regional Transportation Council.

The electromagnetic tube technology which boasts speeds of 670 miles an hour would take passengers from DFW to Laredo in about 45 minutes.

T...

October 7, 2019

The Brazos Transit District unveiled three brand new buses worth about $1.2 million.

The buses were funded through a combination of federal and state grants ultimately worth $7 million. The transit district will eventually have a total of 15 new buses.

The buses have a lot of new...

September 30, 2019

City of Teague Board of Aldermen issued a Resolution opposing the Texas Central High-Speed Railway proposed rail line as it would bisect Freestone County.
It is stated in the Resolution that Texas Central does not have eminent domain authority under current law and eminent doma...

September 30, 2019

North Texas is a pretty dangerous place to speed on the freeways.

A new study from Value Penguin finds Texas highways had almost 7,000 speeding-related traffic deaths between 2012 and 2017. The city of Dallas saw the most in the state with 377 fatalities.

The study says Dallas dr...

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and local dignitaries broke ground during six ceremonies on Thursday, September 19, on the new 26-mile Silver Line regional rail service from Plano to DFW International Airport.


DART and local dignitaries break ground for the Silver Line on the...

September 23, 2019

San Antonian and Texas Transportation Commission Chairman J. Bruce Bugg, Jr. frequently makes the drive down Interstate 35 between San Antonio and Austin – but it’s not a pleasant route.

“I use that all the time,” he said. “It’s a parking lot.”

Bugg included the recent Texas Depa...

September 20, 2019

The future of transportation just might be taking shape in Frisco. 

At Frisco Station, a helipad was just built to serve as the first test site for Uber Elevate. The helipad sits right next to The Star and along the Dallas North Tollway. It is larger than most helipads because i...

September 16, 2019

The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) renamed its Mockingbird Station to SMU/Mockingbird station after the DART Board approved a naming rights agreement with the Southern Methodist University (SMU) to make it easier for visitors to find the campus and solidify the rail station’s...

September 16, 2019

The Texas Transportation Commission recently approved a 10-year, $77 billion Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) plan for highway construction projects throughout the state.

The 2020 Unified Transportation Program earmarks a lot of money for projects in North Texas, all o...

September 16, 2019

Nueces County commissioners have voted unanimously to issue more than $40 million in new debt to help address a number of infrastructure needs, but what those projects will be is still unknown.

County leaders have identified nearly 300 different items that need to be addressed,...

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