Transportation

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2017 Jul 27 - 5:03pm

Your gas-guzzling SUV is going to be obsolete within the next decade or so, driven by the introduction of self-driving vehicles that will drive costs of alternative transportation as a service far below what it costs you to own and maintain a vehicle, says Tony Seba, the futurist author and...

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2017 Jul 21 - 10:58am

It’s been a busy year for Brian Wiginton and Frank Montgomery, who bought their former employer, Silver West Limousines, from its founder in April 2016 after having worked at the company for several years. The first challenge Wiginton and Montgomery had to handle: having to move their...

Posted By Samantha Calimbahin on 2017 May 30 - 4:34pm

Local app-based delivery services PICKUP and Gozova move out of the startup phase and look toward growth.

Uber-style businesses are everywhere these days, reaching into industries like food and hospitality. The model is also making its way to delivery services through local companies like PICKUP and Gozova, both of which have launched and are looking to grow their Fort Worth footprints. PICKUP and...

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2017 May 19 - 4:27pm

How fast will Fort Worth development adjust to energy disruption and a future of fewer cars on the road?

It was a jarring statement, especially in Texas, whose denizens consider the ability to drive around one-per-Suburban nearly a birthright. “Any child born today will never drive, never, ever,” Tony Seba, the futurist who’s predicting the demise of fossil-fuel-powered vehicles and...

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2017 Jan 27 - 10:31am

The Near Southside planning director goes car-light, getting around on bike, foot, Uber and train. But how best to get to our offices?

It went without saying that Mike Brennan’s plan to get to an interview at the West Fort Worth offices of FW Inc. was going to be a challenge. Brennan, planning director for the economic development nonprofit, Near Southside, Inc., went “car-light” early in 2016 after he and...

Posted By Scott Nishimura on 2017 Jan 25 - 11:50am

A Fort Worth engineer and entrepreneur, transplanted to Cowtown after Hurricane Katrina, turns his passion for the environment into a startup producing chargers and charging stations for electric cars. Little more than a decade ago, Edward Morgan was working as an engineer for Bell South in New...

Posted By Anonymous on 2016 May 17 - 4:32pm

T transportation plan provides path to efficient mobility.

By Michael Bennett Have you driven in Austin traffic? What about Houston? Not just at rush hour, but anytime? It’s a challenge, negatively impacts quality of life and results in enormous productivity loss. And the younger generations, those who will soon be leading our community and creating...

Posted By Paul Harral on 2015 Mar 20 - 4:44pm

Tarrant County missed the train in 1980 and is still struggling to catch up with the expansive system run by Dallas Area Rapid Transit.

You can build only so many highways and so many traffic lanes on those highways. But the people who move in don’t pay any attention to the problems they and their automobiles bring to the area. And the people are coming fast. The U.S. Census Bureau ranked Fort Worth as fastest growing in the...

Posted By Paul Harral on 2015 Mar 20 - 3:35pm

Led by expansion at Meacham International Airport, Fort Worth’s city airports are strong and growing.

From the first airplane to land in Fort Worth to today’s modern city airports, we’ve embraced aviation — and that has been good for us. On a windy Jan. 12, 1911, French pilot Roland G. Garros landed his Bleriot XL at the Fort Worth Driving Park, a racetrack near present-day...

Posted By Anonymous on 2015 Mar 20 - 3:18pm

A Look Into Fort Worth Area Roads and Highway Projects

| by Sean Chaffin | The Metroplex’s population shows no signs of slowing down. Census figures show that 534,694 people called Cowtown home in 2000. But with a robust Texas economy and high job gains in the area, that number has climbed to more than 792,000. With more people come more...

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