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Proposed 2018 water and sewer rates announced

The city's growth and maintenance of aging water and wastewater facilities are factors for proposed budget increases.
Aug. 16, 2017

Construction closing nine street segments for extended period of time

Construction is a sign of Fort Worth's growing population and economy, and sometimes street closures are necessary. View various streets to take note of extended closure times.
Aug. 16, 2017

Rosedale Street reduced to one lane

Rosedale Street was reduced to one lane in each direction beginning Aug. 15, from Miller Avenue to I-820, for construction. The reconstruction project is projected to be completed in 2019.
Aug. 16, 2017

North Main bridge detour begins this weekend

The Texas Department of Transportation will detour northbound and southbound North Main Street to North Commerce Street starting at 3 p.m. Aug.19. The detour will be completed by 6 a.m. Aug. 21, weather permitting.
Aug. 16, 2017

Fort Worth recognized for preserving Texas history

Fort Worth has been recognized for its dedication to preserving Texas history; the Texas Historical Commission honored the city for its efforts in recognizing and protecting historic resources.
Aug. 16, 2017

Work progressing on Panther Island bridges

Residents and motorists will notice a lot of activity over the next year as concrete V-piers are prepared north of downtown. In the coming weeks, traffic will be rerouted.
Aug. 14, 2017

Public artwork installation underway at Meacham International Airport

Commissioned by the City of Fort Worth, the artwork consists of stainless steel planes painted to look like folded paper. The installation is expected to be completed later this month, and a dedication ceremony will follow this fall.
Aug. 14, 2017

New fares in effect for local transit

The new rates were approved this summer and went into effect this week.
Aug. 14, 2017

Targeted spraying for West Nile Virus in north and south Fort Worth

The City of Fort Worth is constantly trapping and testing mosquitoes for West Nile Virus, and number of mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile Virus in the areas near Creekwood Lane, Rushmore Court and Park Vista Boulevard.
Aug. 11, 2017

Safe Routes to School initiative receives $3.2 million to increase safety for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers

City of Fort Worth, Fort Worth ISD and Blue Zones Project partnered to apply for funds to install infrastructure improvements in and around seven Fort Worth elementary schools, identified as some of the most in need of safety upgrades.
Aug. 11, 2017

Do your due diligence before signing on with a service line warranty program

The Fort Worth Water Department is aware of at least four companies that offer service line warranty programs. Some companies are contacting Fort Worth water customers to offer warranty programs for purchase.
Aug. 10, 2017

Provide your feedback to new long-range transportation plan

The North Central Texas Council of Governments has begun developing Mobility 2045, the next long-range transportation plan for the Dallas-Fort Worth region. Take a brief five-question survey to provide your input today.
Aug. 10, 2017

Lancaster and West Vickery extension getting started

Residents on the city's Southside have a new connection to the central business district on the horizon. Construction is scheduled to begin this month on the Hemphill-Lamar connector project.
Aug. 10, 2017

Cotton Belt rail update to be presented at public meeting

Residents are encouraged to provide input on the Cotton Belt passenger rail project, which will extend from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport to Plano. The meeting will be at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 17.
Aug. 9, 2017

City crews work to ensure traffic safety around school campuses

The mission of the school zone safety program is to provide a safe environment for all students traveling to and from school. Safety upgrades and maintenance have been undertaken at numerous campuses.
Aug. 9, 2017

On weekdays, enter Botanic Garden from University Drive

Beginning Aug. 14, all visitors should enter the Fort Worth Botanic Garden through the main entry identified by the floral clock. During a six-week test, other gates will be closed.
Aug. 7, 2017

Chisholm Trail Parkway's Roadside Safety Services are unsung heroes

The service dispatches team members 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Just call the number listed on your TollTag.
Aug. 4, 2017

Artwork being installed on traffic signal control cabinets along East Lancaster

The City of Fort Worth Public Art Program began installation of original artworks on a series of 14 traffic signal control cabinets on August 4. Weather permitting, the installation is expected to be completed within a few days.
Aug. 4, 2017

Register now, then celebrate Fort Worth's night out against crime on Oct. 3

The Fort Worth Police Department invites all residents to participate in the citywide event to strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships. Groups should register by Sept. 25.
Aug. 3, 2017

Task force will make recommendations on race, culture

The 23-member panel will listen to conversations with the community, determine if city services are provided equally, and suggest appropriate leadership training.
Aug. 2, 2017

Summer rains lead to high grass growth in some city parks

Late-summer rains have led to high grass and weeds in some parks throughout Fort Worth. Park & Recreation staff will be monitoring and adjusting schedules throughout the remainder of the mowing season.
Aug. 1, 2017

Design of infrastructure improvements for the Overton Woods area moving forward

The city's Transportation and Public Works Department is hosting a community meeting at 6 p.m. Aug. 17 to update residents on the Overton Woods sewer, drainage and street improvements planned for the area.
July 31, 2017

Sidewalk, bike lane construction coming soon on 10th Street

The improvements will create better connectivity between downtown Fort Worth and the Trinity Trails.
July 28, 2017

Water line improvements scheduled for Southside, Riverside and Oakhurst areas

The city's Water Department will meet with residents at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 17 to discuss water service line improvements on various streets.
July 26, 2017

Cooling stations offer respite from summer heat

Fort Worth's community centers serve as cooling stations for residents who need shelter from the heat. Libraries are another place to keep cool while you enjoy a magazine, find a summer beach read or surf the web.
July 25, 2017

First TEXpress Lanes open on I-35W

A section of the Interstate-35W project is now open; TEXpress lanes are toll lanes that are built within an existing highway. The lanes, from Northeast Loop 820 to US 287, are designed to add additional capacity to the highway and to relieve congestion.
July 25, 2017

Learn the basics of conserving water through smart landscaping

Don't miss the upcoming YardSmart seminar on Aug. 26 at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden's Lecture Hall. Doors open at 8 a.m.; the program begins at 8:30 a.m.
July 20, 2017

Gain an in-depth look at firefighting in Fort Worth

The Citizens' Fire Academy is accepting applications for a class that will be held Sept. 19-Nov. 14 in weekly three-hour classes. Deadline for applying is Sept. 5.
July 19, 2017

PD: Protect children from heat

We’re entering the warmest part of the year in North Texas, so heed these safety tips to avoid heat-related tragedies.
July 18, 2017

Fort Worth still growing, continues to be 16th largest city

New U.S. Census estimates put Fort Worth’s population at 854,113. Fort Worth's ranking has remained consistent at 16th since 2010, except for one year when Fort Worth ranked 17th.
July 17, 2017

Construction begins July 24 on 10th Street sidewalks and bike lanes

Sidewalks will be installed along the north side of 10th Street from Fournier Street to Forest Park Boulevard. Construction is expected to last approximately four months.
July 14, 2017

Public meetings seek feedback on fair housing

Learn about the ongoing Fair Housing Assessment and provide your comments at one of numerous meetings scheduled this summer. Meetings run through Aug. 29.
July 11, 2017

Weatherford and Belknap bridge improvements start July 17

Beginning July 17, bridge panels and concrete will be replaced on Weatherford and Belknap streets. Improvements are expected to be complete by the end of August.
July 7, 2017

Fort Worth partnering with businesses for greener practices, greater water efficiency

The Smartwater program can help save water at your business. It all starts with a free assessment.
July 6, 2017

Give up an unwanted gun, get a free shopping card

Fort Worth Police continue their gun buyback initiative. The next event is Saturday in south Fort Worth.
July 6, 2017

Water use is up this year

Even though our lakes are almost full, remember to follow your assigned watering days.
July 5, 2017

Learn how North Texas mobilized for the Great War

A century later, the Fort Worth Library examines World War I with an exhibit, films and lectures.
July 5, 2017

Traffic-calming devices to be installed at River Trails Elementary School

New signs will be in place by the start of the new school year in an effort to reduce vehicle speeds and make the area safer for pedestrians.
July 3, 2017

City Council releases meeting schedule for summer

Council taking its traditional summer break in July, followed by budget work sessions in August.
June 30, 2017

Keep kids safe from the dangers of hot cars

If you see a child alone in a vehicle, remove them as quickly as you can. Temperatures can reach 125 degrees in minutes
June 29, 2017

Mayor and City Council appoint new task force for race and culture

At the City Council Special Called Meeting this afternoon, City Council approved the formation of a Race & Culture Task Force.
June 27, 2017

Tips to keep the heat from beating you down

As temperatures in Fort Worth approach triple digits, the numbers of heat-related emergency medical calls are expected to increase. Learn to recognize the symptoms of heat exhaustion and heatstroke.
June 21, 2017

Mayor's Message: Building a stronger community at home and abroad

Mayor Price provides an update on issues that have been type of mind for many residents, as well as provides information about her recent Canadian trip.
June 19, 2017

Two month closure expected for parts of Northside Drive, Yucca Avenue

Beginning June 5, the area 400 feet west of I-35 on Northside Drive and 400 feet east of I-35 on Yucca Avenue will be closed while crews make infrastructure improvements to the interstate.
June 2, 2017

Safari Shuttle service continues this summer with new fare rates

The Fort Worth Transportation Authority's Safari Shuttle will operate between the Intermodal Transportation Center and the Fort Worth Zoo on Saturdays this summer, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.
May 24, 2017

Pools set to open May 27

Everybody in the water! Two Fort Worth swimming pools and a spray ground will soon open for their summer seasons. Opening weekend is May 27-29. After that, the pools will be open June 3-Aug. 20, then weekends until Labor Day.
May 23, 2017

Take a musical journey during Fort Worth Library's jazz series

Grammy-nominated René Marie begins the summer-long series with her Sound of Red on May 18. All shows start at 6:30 p.m. Parking is free on the streets and in the Third Street garage after 6 p.m.
May 9, 2017

Featured School Green Team: Brewer Middle School

With roughly 60 students involved each quarter, Mrs. Child, Mr. Miller and Ms. Sunday have made Brewer Middle School's Eco Club a success during their first year.
May 5, 2017

City sales tax collections up by more than 10 percent in January

Year-to-date collections are 7.8 percent above last year.
March 24, 2017

Homelessness decreasing slightly in Fort Worth area

The number of families experiencing homelessness was up 4 percent, but the number of homeless veterans has decreased
March 24, 2017

Look for changes in the city's mowing program this year

Mowing season is underway in Fort Worth. The mowing season will extend into November, and service levels have been improved to include a 14-day mowing cycle.
March 23, 2017

Mayor's Message: Compassion is the best part of Fort Worth, its people

During the second annual Mayor's Week of Compassionate Service, individual families, businesses both small and large, non-profits, faith institutions, neighborhoods and schools across Tarrant County created, organized and initiated 105 different activities designed to show compassion across our city.
March 16, 2017

Ray White Road, Wyndrook Street intersection closed until September 2017

The intersection of Ray White Road and Wyndrook Street is closed until Sept. 1 to construct a new drainage structure, lower large transmission water lines and new improved intersection improvements.
Feb. 3, 2017

Featured School Green Team: Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences

At the Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences (TABS), students in the Green Stuff Club are ambitious when it comes to keeping Fort Worth beautiful.
Dec. 29, 2016

What you need to know about placing signs in the roadway

There is a way to get your message across without being a traffic hazard, causing problems in mowing right of ways or creating the kind of clutter that hurts a neighborhood.
Sept. 8, 2016

Siren system provides warnings when you're outdoors

The Fort Worth outdoor warning system consists of 149 sirens strategically located throughout the city. The outdoor warning system may be activated for any kind of emergency, not just severe weather.
March 25, 2016