Jan 14 2019

Trinity Metro: Ride TEXRail Free - FW to DFW Airport

Jan 10 2019 - 3:30am to Feb 1 2019 - 11:45pm

According to the city of Fort Worth, Trinity Metro has received word from the Federal Railroad Administration that the entire 27-mile TEXRail route has been approved for passenger service. Full service is expected to begin from the T&P Station in Fort Worth to DFW Airport’s Terminal B on Jan. 10.

Passengers on Trinity Metro’s new 27-mile TEXRail commuter rail line can try out the train for free until Feb. 1.

TEXRail runs from downtown Fort Worth to Dallas Fort Worth International’s Terminal B, providing a daily commuting option for regional employees and travelers.

On Feb. 1, customers will pay $2.50 for a one-way ticket. A $5 day pass is good for all rail and buses in Tarrant County.

TEXRail service begins at the Texas & Pacific Station in Fort Worth and travels through north Fort Worth, North Richland Hills and Grapevine before its final stop at Terminal B. The first train departs Fort Worth at 3:25 a.m. and arrives at the airport at 4:17 a.m.

View a complete schedule.

Trinity Metro expect to have 8,000 riders a day by the end of the first year of service.

 

Downwinders at Risk: Let Joppa Breath Alliance - Dallas

Jan 14 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
GoodWork
1808 S. Good Latimer
Dallas , TX

MISSION 

Help Joppa residents reverse decades of environmental racism by building an “environmental protection district” that can serve as a model for other distressed neighborhoods, fighting off new threats, and establishing a Dallas environmental justice policy that stops putting polluters in the same neighborhoods.

PARTICIPANTS 

Joppa Freedman's Township Association, Inclusive Communities Project, Paul Quinn College, South Central Civic League, NAACP, Downwinders at Risk, Texas Campaign for the Environment, Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas, Sierra Club/Beyond Coal and others.

AGENDA

Batch Plants

Lane Plating Superfund Site

Blue Star Recycling

Air Monitoring

City Economic Development Policy 

Interested in working on systematic solutions to environmental racism in Dallas? Please join us and help win city-wide policy changes. Monthly meetings. All are welcome. To sign up the "Let Joppa Breathe" Alliance mailing list, email downwidersatrisk@gmail.com

Native Prairies Association of Texas, Fort Worth Chapter: Year in Review - Fort Worth

Jan 14 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Tarrant County College - NW campus
4801 Marine Creek Pkwy Rm WACB 1123
Ft Worth , TX

NPAT accomplishments in 2018