Service schedule for New Year’s Day

(FORT WORTH, TX – Dec. 29, 2019) – On New Year’s Day, Trinity Metro TEXRail, The Dash and Molly the Trolley will operate on the regular schedule. Trinity Metro bus and ACCESS paratransit services will operate on a Sunday schedule. Trinity Railway Express will run on a special schedule Jan. 1.

Customer Care locations will be closed on New Year’s Day, but representatives will be available at 817-215-8600 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  

On New Year’s Eve, The Dash will provide late night service, with the last bus dropping off passengers at Fort Worth Central Station at 12:44 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 1. All other services will operate on a regular schedule on New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31.

About Trinity Metro

Trinity Metro is a regional transportation system that provides public transportation to meet the mobility needs in Tarrant County. The agency offers connections throughout the North Central Texas region, annually providing 8 million passenger trips on buses, TEXRail, vanpools and the Trinity Railway Express (TRE), a 34-mile commuter rail line jointly owned and operated with Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART). Trinity Metro is the sole owner and operator of TEXRail, a 27-mile commuter rail line that runs between downtown Fort Worth and Dallas Fort Worth International Airport’s Terminal B.

 

Holiday schedules for customers

(FORT WORTH, TX – Dec. 17, 2019) – With the holidays quickly approaching, Trinity Metro has a plan for helping customers reach their destinations.

On Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, Trinity Metro TEXRail, The Dash and Molly the Trolley will operate on the regular schedule. Trinity Metro bus and ACCESS paratransit services will operate on a Sunday schedule. Trinity Railway Express will not run on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

Customer Care locations will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, but representatives will be available at 817-215-8600 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

On New Year’s Eve, The Dash will provide late night service, with the last bus dropping off passengers at Fort Worth Central Station at 12:44 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 1. All other services will operate on a regular schedule on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, and New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31.

About Trinity Metro

Trinity Metro is a regional transportation system that provides public transportation to meet the mobility needs in Tarrant County. The agency offers connections throughout the North Central Texas region, annually providing 8 million passenger trips on buses, TEXRail, vanpools and the Trinity Railway Express (TRE), a 34-mile commuter rail line jointly owned and operated with Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART). Trinity Metro is the sole owner and operator of TEXRail, a 27-mile commuter rail line that runs between downtown Fort Worth and Dallas Fort Worth International Airport’s Terminal B.

 

 

Board names chair, two new members

(FORT WORTH, TX – Dec. 5, 2019) – The Trinity Metro Board of Directors has named Jeff Davis as the new chairman. Tito Rodriguez was elected vice chair and Ray Taylor was elected secretary for the 2020 fiscal year.

Davis, who serves as chairman of the Fort Worth Division of Republic Title, joined the Trinity Metro Board in 2013. He was appointed to the board by former Fort Worth City Council Member Joel Burns and then reappointed in 2014 by Council Member Ann Zadeh. Prior to Republic Title, he was president of Safeco Title for 16 years. Davis fills the role vacated by Scott Mahaffey, who served as board chair from 2013 to 2019.

Rodriguez was appointed to the Trinity Metro Board in 2015 by Tarrant County Commissioner Gary Fickes. Rodriguez also serves on North Richland Hills City Council, where he was mayor pro tem 2013-2014.

Taylor was appointed to the Trinity Metro Board in 2017 by Fort Worth Council Member Kelly Allen Gray. 

Two new members joined the board. Sylvia Alcala, who replaces Mahaffey, was appointed by Council Member Brian Byrd. Alcala is president and founder of J Anthony Group, a consulting and professional services firm specializing in government subcontracting and supply chain operations in the Aerospace and Defense industry. 

Stephen Baldwin, who replaces Jeff King, was appointed by Council Member Jungus Jordan. Baldwin, who retired from Oncor Electric after 43 years of service, volunteers in the community and has operated a small food truck and catering business since 2005.

The Trinity Metro Board has 11 members, with eight appointed by the Fort Worth City Council and three appointed by the Tarrant County Commissioners Court.

About Trinity Metro

Trinity Metro is a regional transportation system that provides public transportation to meet the mobility needs in Tarrant County. The agency offers connections throughout the North Central Texas region, annually providing 8 million passenger trips on buses, TEXRail, vanpools and the Trinity Railway Express (TRE), a 34-mile commuter rail line jointly owned and operated with Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART). Trinity Metro is the sole owner and operator of TEXRail, a 27-mile commuter rail line that runs between downtown Fort Worth and Dallas Fort Worth International Airport’s Terminal B.

 

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Bus bridge for TEXRail service

Rider Alert

(FORT WORTH, TX – Dec. 4, 2019) – To prepare for the implementation of positive train control on TEXRail, a limited number of service interruptions will occur between midnight and 4 a.m. Monday through Friday, Dec. 9-13, while testing is conducted, as required by the Federal Railroad Administration.

For TEXRail #275, which departs the airport at 11:40 p.m., a bus bridge will be in effect between Mercantile Center Station and Fort Worth T&P Station. TEXRail will operate from DFW Airport Terminal B Station and terminate at Mercantile Center Station at 12:14 a.m.

TEXRail #278, which departs Fort Worth T&P Station at 11:43 p.m., will terminate at North Side Station at 11:55 p.m. and will not continue to the airport.

TEXRail #212 will start at 4:01 a.m. from Mercantile Center Station during the testing period.

The remaining trains (277, 280, 179, 182, 181, 111 and 110) will not offer passenger service during the testing.