Since the completion of the Transit Master Plan in 2015, Fort Worth Transportation Authority has made great strides in achieving our goals to continually improve service for the surrounding community.

 

(updated 02/14/19)

2016

  • February 2016 – FWTA Board of Directors accepts Master Plan
  • May 22, 2016 – New Route Schedules and System Map designs printed
  • December 2016 – NextBus system installed for customer use
  • September 26, 2016 – North Texas Xpress Route 64 service between Fort Worth, Alliance and Denton implemented via partnership with DCTA
  • September 26, 2016 – Implemented New Route 28 serving Wichita Street and Mansfield Highway from Walmart Renaissance Square to Loop 820
  • October 24, 2016 – Trinity Railway Express increases daytime frequency from hourly to 30 minutes with later evening trips and earlier Saturday trips

2017

  • March 6, 2017 – North Texas Xpress receives new Park and Ride location in Denton
  • April 9, 2017 – Expansion into the North Quadrant completed, creating routes
    • Route 11 – Services from N of Loop 820 along Beach Street to Walmart at North Tarrant Parkway
    • Route 12 – Covers portions of the former routes 1C, 1D and 11
    • Route 15 – Service from Intermodal Transportation Center (ITC) to the Fort Worth Stockyards – Main Street only
    • Route 44 to TCC Northwest – NEW route covers portions of former route 17 and 1B
    • Route 45 – NEW route to TCC Northwest – NE 28th Street, Angle Avenue and Marine Creek Parkway
    • Route 46 – Operates later in the evening with additional weekend service
    • Route 90 – NEW route provides crosstown connections and covers portions of former route 1A, 1B, 1C and 1D
    • Route 91 – NEW service for the City of River Oaks – provides crosstown connection from Ridgmar Mall to the Stockyards
    • Weekends service in the North Quadrant now features same schedule on both Saturday and Sunday
  • April 27, 2017 ADA Accessibility – Contract issued for accessibility improvements at 27 bus stops citywide
  • May 2017 – New Website redesign complete
  • May 2017 – New fare boxes installed on all buses
  • July 14, 2017 – Contract issued for adding 110 passenger shelters through September 2018
  • August 2017– Physical information signage updated
  • September 2017 – Established the FWTA Adopt-A-Stop Program

2018

  • Forest Hill Fixed Route Bus Service began November 5, 2018
  • Adopt-A-Stop Program continues to grow – 60 stops adopted
  • Began fixed route service to Tarrant County College Northeast and Southeast August 2018
    • Route 23-TCC Northeast Campus/TRE
    • Route 67X – TCC Southeast Campus Xpress
  • A total of 51 passengers shelters have been added in 2018 making a total of 250 locations
  • Phases 1-5, completed 150 sites totaling 9,024 linear feet of sidewalk for our ADA Accessibility Program

2019

  • TEXRail Commuter Rail service from downtown Fort Worth to DFW Airport began service January 10, 2019
  • Trinity Metro Zip Zone service started February 1st