Public invited to suggest future transit ideas

By April 14, 2015Uncategorized

The future of Fort Worth transit underscores six public meetings held to seek public input as the Fort Worth Transportation Authority evaluates its priorities. The first meeting is set for Tuesday April 14 as The T solicits public perspective as it reviews current services and identifies ways to expand transit service to meet regional needs as part of The T’s Master Plan. Each of the six meetings will feature exhibits showing current trends and future needs related to transportation. Discussions are expected regarding how transit can best serve Tarrant County and beyond in the near-term and in the future. “Input from the public is key to determining how transit is used and what could be done to encourage transit ridership,” read part of a The T news release.

The meeting schedule is:

* Tuesday April 14, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., Tarrant County College, Alliance Corporate Training Center, 13600 Heritage Parkway Suite 100, Fort Worth 76177

* Tuesday April 14, 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m., Heritage Church of Christ, Family Center-Auditorium, 4201 Heritage Trace Parkway, Fort Worth 76244

* Wednesday April 15, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. – 7 p.m., Intermodal Transportation Center, 1001 Jones St., Fort Worth 76102

* Thursday April 16, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., MLK Community Center, 5565 Truman Drive, Fort Worth 76112

* Thursday April 16, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Southwest Regional Library, 4001 Library Lane, Fort Worth 76109

The displays and presentation at each forum will be the same. Attendance is open to the public, and each facility is wheelchair accessible. Information on hearing, sight or language interpretive services at the meetings is available by contacting The T at 817-215-8621, 48 hours in advance of the meetings. More information about The T Master Plan is available at

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