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October 15, 2013

Fort Worth's COO to serve as interim president

Anthony (“Tony”) Johnson, executive VP and COO of The T, will serve as interim president and executive director during board’s search to replace Dick Ruddell who retired on October 4.


September 17, 2013

Fort Worth's Ruddell to retire in October

During his close to 11-year tenure, he expanded and modernized bus service in Fort Worth and led planning and development for the regional rail line TEX Rail.


June 28, 2013

Port Authority narrows top post picks to 3

Finalists include Richard Ruddell, president and executive director of the Fort Worth Transportation Authority in Texas; Frank T. Martin, an executive with a transportation services company in Orlando, Fla.; and Charles Monheim, formerly with New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority.


May 9, 2013

Texas' The T develops bike share program

The program is the first of its kind in North Texas and was launched to the public on Earth Day.


April 26, 2013

Fort Worth opens bus transit center

The Sierra Vista Transit Plaza will serve four routes that together have an annual ridership of nearly 800,000. Its unique urban village-style features include four large bus shelters with colorful glass panels, roofs and benches.


February 6, 2013

Texas city seeks experienced rail exec

Fort Worth city leaders, in an effort to prevent more delays in building the proposed TEX Rail project, are looking to hire an executive with railroad experience to help run the Fort Worth Transportation Authority. The move could either mean an early departure or a reduction in responsibilities for agency President Dick Ruddell.


December 19, 2012

TEX Rail to use DMUs

The T had previously planned to start with TRE vehicles due to their significantly lower purchase price and less lead time to procure to meet its 2016 schedule, with a long-range plan to move to DMUs in the future.


September 21, 2012

TEX Rail projected ridership numbers up

Opening year average daily ridership jumped to 9,890, more than 1,000 above the Trinity Railway Express average daily ridership.


November 18, 2010

Fort Worth's The T endorses long-range strategic plan

Plan would expand "transportation," improve "timeliness" and upgrade "technology." These three themes reflect public feedback to add more transit that goes to more places, more frequently, faster, on time and with improved customer amenities, especially the technology to check schedules and status of buses or trains online and from mobile devices.


May 20, 2010

Fort Worth system to hold meeting on second round of cuts

The first phase occurred in October 2009. The second part would increase the regional day pass from $7.50 to $10 in October of this year.


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