Fort Worth Transportation Authority

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The Fort Worth Transportation Authority or Trinity Metro is the transit operator in Fort Worth, Texas.

History

  • August 1972: Began as City Transit Service of Ft Worth (CITRAN); the contractor was McDonald Transit.
  • 1978: City of Fort Worth took over ownership and direct operation of the transit system.
  • 1983: Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) was established as a regional replacement.
  • March 23, 2018: Branding changed to Trinity Metro; still legally known as Fort Worth Transportation Authority.
  • July 2019: TEXRail service initiated between Downtown Fort Worth and DFW International Airport via North Richland Hills and Grapevine.
  • September 5, 2021: Bus routes restructured as part of "A Better Connection" program.

Routes

Routes and Schedules

New Routes (As of 5 September 2021)

Trinity Metro restructured their bus route network on 5 September 2021 as part of their "A Better Connection" program, with fewer routes serving Downtown Fort Worth and new crosstown routes consisting of segments of former Downtown routes.

Routes serving Fort Worth Central Station in bold

Regular Bus Routes (Daily service unless otherwise noted)

  • 1 Hemphill
  • 2 Camp Bowie
  • 4 East Rosedale
  • 5 Evans Avenue/Sierra Vista
  • 6 8th Avenue/McCart
  • 11 North Beach/Mercantile Center
  • 12 Samuels/Mercantile Center
  • 15 Stockyards/North Main
  • 16 Alliance Town Center/Mercantile Center Station
  • 21 Boca Raton
  • 22 Meadowbrook
  • 23 TCC Northeast Campus/TRE (Mon-Fri only)
  • 24 Berry Street
  • 25 Miller/East Seminary
  • 28 Mansfield Highway/Sierra Vista (Mon-Fri only)
  • 29 West Seminary/Hulen Mall
  • 33 Felix/Oak Grove
  • 45 TCC Northwest/Angle Avenue/Azle Avenue
  • 46 Jacksboro Highway
  • 51 Bryant Irvin
  • 52 Hulen
  • 53 University
  • 54 Riverside/Sylvania
  • 55 Handley
  • 72 Hemphill/Sycamore School Road
  • 89 SPUR/East Lancaster
  • 91 Normandale/North Side Station

Xpress/Limited Bus Routes (Mon-Fri only unless otherwise noted)

  • 30 CentrePort Circulator (East/West/Amon Carter Loops)
  • 31 TRE Link (CentrePort TRE Station to DFW Airport Rental Car Center) (Mon-Sat only)
  • 61X Normandale Xpress
  • 63X North Park & Ride Xpress
  • 65X South Park & Ride Xpress
  • 66X Candleridge/Altamesa Xpress
  • 67 TCC Southeast Campus Xpress

Trolleys and Specialty Services

  • 111 Bell TRE Shuttle
  • 991 Juror Shuttle (Mon-Fri only)
  • LL Burnett Plaza Lunch Line (Mon-Fri Mid-day Only)
  • Molly The Trolley (Service restored 10 Oct 2021)
  • The DASH

ZIPZone Microtransit

  • Alliance (including Far North Fort Worth along I-35W Corridor, Alliance Town Center and North Park & Ride; roughly bounded by Litsley Drive on Northeast, US 377 on East, North Tarrant Parkway on South, Harmon Road/Golden Triangle Blvd on West; also serves Fort Worth Alliance Airport campus and adjacent industrial parks, Tanger Outlets, and Texas Motor Speedway)
  • Mercantile (includes North Side and Mercantile Center TEXRail Stations; roughly bounded by North Tarrant Pkwy on North, North Beach Street on East, Long Avenue on South and I-35W/Meacham Airport on West)
  • Southside (includes T&P Station and Sierra Vista Transit Center; roughly bounded by West Lancaster Avenue/Henderson Street/I-30/East Vickery Avenue on North, Riverside Drive on East, Berry Street/Granbury Avenue on South and TCU Campus/University Drive on West)
  • South Tarrant (includes Walmart at Sycamore School/McCart, Tarrant County College South Campus and South Park & Ride; serves cities of Crowley and Everman, and far southern portions of Fort Worth)

Rail Services

  • TEXRail (T&P Station to DFW Airport)
  • Trinity Railway Express (T&P Station to Dallas Union Station; jointly operated with Dallas Area Rapid Transit

Fares

Fares (Effective 10 Jan 2021)

Local

  • Local (Single Trip): $2.00
  • Local Reduced (Single Trip): $1.00
  • Local Day Pass: $5.00
  • Local Reduced Day Pass: $2.50
  • Local 7 Day Pass: $25.00
  • Local Reduced 7 Day Pass: $12.50
  • Local Monthly: $80.00
  • Local Reduced Monthly: $40.00
  • Local Annual: $800.00
  • Local Reduced Annual: $400.00

Xpress

  • Xpress - $2.50
  • Xpress Reduced - $1.25

TEXRail/TRE "Local"

TRE "Local" fare valid for travel between Fort Worth T&P Station and Centreport/DFW Stations inclusive

  • TEXRail/TRE Local: $2.50
  • TEXRail/TRE Local Reduced: $1.25
  • TEXRail/TRE Local Day Pass: $5.00
  • TEXRail/TRE Local Monthly: $80.00

Regional (Also valid on DART/DCTA)

  • Regional Day Pass - $12.00
  • Regional Reduced Day Pass - $3.00
  • Regional Monthly - $192.00
  • Regional Reduced Monthly - $48.00
  • Regional Annual - $1,920.00
  • Regional Reduced Annual - $576.00

Facilities

Office

  • Address: 800 Cherry St., Fort Worth, TX 76102
  • Email: tmweb@ridetm.org
  • Phone: 817-215-8600

Garage

  • Address: 1600 E. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76102

Active Transfer Centers

Dr. Dennis Dunkins Transit Center

(Formerly East Fort Worth Transfer Center)

  • Address: 4104 East Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76103
  • Connecting Routes: 21, 22, 25, 89

Hulen Mall Transfer Center

  • Address: 4942 South Hulen St., Fort Worth, TX 76132
  • Connecting Routes: 29, 51, 52, 66x

La Gran Plaza Transfer Center

  • Address: 4200 South Fwy., Fort Worth, TX 76115
  • Connecting Routes: 1, 25, 33, 72

Sierra Vista Transfer Center

  • Address: 1500 East Berry St., Fort Worth, TX 76119
  • Connecting Routes: 5, 24, 28, 54, Southside ZIPZone

Former Transfer Centers (Closed as of 5 Sept 2021)

Ridgmar Mall Transfer Center

  • Address: 2600 Mall Circle, Fort Worth, TX 76116

Stockyards Transfer Center

  • Address: 2500 North Houston St., Fort Worth, TX 76164

TEXRail Stations

Texas & Pacific (T&P) Station

  • Address: 221 West Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76102
  • Connecting Routes: 1 (Lancaster/Jennings), 5 (Main/Vickery), 6 (Main/Vickery), Southside ZIPZone, TRE

Fort Worth Central Station

(Formerly Fort Worth Intermodal Transportation Center (ITC)

  • Address: 1001 Jones St., Fort Worth, TX 76102
  • Connecting Routes: 1, 2, 5, 6, 11, 12, 15, 46, 61x, 63x, 65x, 66x, 89, DASH, TRE

North Side Station

  • Address: 2829 Decatur Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76106
  • Connecting Routes: 12, 15, 54, 91, Mercantile ZIPZone

Mercantile Center Station

  • Address: 4233 N. Beach St., Fort Worth, TX 76137
  • Connecting Routes: 11, 12, 16, Mercantile ZIPZone

North Richland Hills/Iron Horse Station

  • Address: 6531 Iron Horse Blvd., North Richland Hills, TX 75180
  • Connecting Routes: NONE

North Richland Hills/Smithfield Station

  • Address: 6420 Smithfield Rd., North Richland Hills, TX 76182
  • Connecting Routes: NONE

Grapevine/Main Station

  • Address: 801 S. Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051
  • Connecting Routes: NONE

DFW Airport North Station

  • Address: 1867 Dallas Rd., Grapevine, TX 76051
  • Connecting Routes: NONE

DFW Airport Terminal B Station

  • Address: 2141 International Pkwy., DFW Airport, TX 75261
  • Connecting Routes: DART Orange Line at Terminal A, DFW Airport Shuttle

Park & Ride Lots

Altamesa Church of Christ

  • Address: 4600 Altamesa Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76133
  • Connecting Bus Routes: 52, 66x

North Park and Ride

  • Address: 10157 North Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 76177
  • Connecting Bus Routes: 63x, Denton County Transportation Authority North Texas Xpress service to Denton

St Bartholomew Catholic Church

  • Address: 3601 Altamesa Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76133
  • Connecting Bus Routes: 66x

South Park and Ride

  • Address: 351 E. Alsbury Blvd., Burleson, TX 76028
  • Connecting Bus Routes: 65x, South Tarrant ZIPZone

Western Hills Methodist Church

  • Address: 2820 Laredo Dr., Fort Worth, TX 76116
  • Connecting Bus Routes: 2, 61x

Bus Roster

Active

[1]

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
561-572 Fort Worth Transportation Authority 563-a.jpg 2006 NFI C40LFR Cummins Westport C Gas Plus Allison B400R
  • 563, 565, 569 active.
573-575 Fort Worth Transportation Authority 575-a.jpg 2006 NFI C40LFR Cummins Westport C Gas Plus Allison B400R
581-595 Fort Worth Transportation Authority 583-a.jpg 2008 NABI 40-LFW CNG
(040.39)
Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R
601-610 Fort Worth Transportation Authority 609-a.jpg 2009 NFI C40LFR Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R
  • 603 is retired.
771-775 Fort Worth Transportation Authority 775-a.jpg 2008 NABI 40-LFW CNG
(040.39)
Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R
  • Suburban
1001-1008 Fort Worth Transportation Authority 1005-a.jpg 2010 NABI 60-BRT CNG
(60BRT.13)
Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B500R
  • Used on 89/East Lancaster line
1021-1024 Fort Worth Transportation Authority 1023-a.jpg 2015 Gillig Low Floor CNG 29'
(G27E102R2)
Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B300R
1051-1054 Fort Worth Transportation Authority 1051-a.jpg 2015 Gillig Low Floor CNG 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R
  • Suburban
  • Previously had Denton County Transportation Authority logos for use on former 64X service between Fort Worth and Denton
  • Currently used on 30/Centreport Circulator services
1101-1108 Fort Worth Transportation Authority 1105-a.jpg 2015 Gillig Low Floor CNG 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R
1109-1131 Fort Worth Transportation Authority 1115-a.jpg 2016 Gillig Low Floor CNG 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R
1132-1167 Fort Worth Transportation Authority 1147-a.jpg 2016 Gillig Low Floor CNG 40'
(G27D102N4)
Cummins Westport ISL G Allison B400R
1801-1810 2018 Gillig Low Floor CNG 40'
(G31D102N4)
Cummins Westport L9N
1861-1866 2018 NFI XN60 Cummins Westport L9N
1901-1904 2019 NFI XE35
  • Electric buses
  • Used exclusively on DASH route
1931-1940 2019 Gillig Low Floor CNG 40'
(G31D102N4)
Cummins Westport L9N
2001-2021 2020 Gillig Low Floor CNG 40'
(G31D102N4)
Cummins Westport L9N
2051-2054 2020 Gillig Low Floor Plus CNG 35'
(G31B102N4)
Cummins Westport L9N
  • 2051-2053 assigned to 31/TRE Link

Retired

[2][3]

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Build
Date
Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
101-165 1973 Flxible 45096-6-1 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
121-131 1993 Champion Cutaway
141-145 1996 ElDorado National Cutaway
151-170 1998 World Trans 3000 Series?
  • Suffered constant overheating issues
  • Retired in 2001.
201-215 (1st) 1973 Flxible 45096-6-1 Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
201 (2nd) 1999 OBI Orion II
(02.501)
Cummins B5.9G
  • Ex 900.
  • Converted to CNG
  • Possibly renumbered when converted to CNG?
202-220 (2nd) 2000 OBI Orion II
(02.501)
Cummins B5.9G
  • Ex 901-912, 914-920.
  • Converted to CNG
  • Possibly renumbered when converted to CNG?
301-320 (1st) 1975 Flxible 53102-8-1 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison
301-320 (2nd),
321-331
Fort Worth Transportation Authority 319-a.jpg 2001 NFI C35LF Detroit Diesel Series 50G Allison B400R
332-343 Fort Worth Transportation Authority 332-a.jpg 2002 NFI C35LF Detroit Diesel Series 50G Allison B400R
401-429 (1st) 1980 GMC RTS-04
(T8J-204)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730
401-432 (2nd) Fort Worth Transportation Authority 404-a.jpg 2002 NFI C30LF Detroit Diesel Series 50G Allison B300R
  • A few buses remodeled into “trolley replica” coaches; 427 still active as of 23 Oct 2021
501-512 (1st) 1968 GMC T6H-4521A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
501-513 (2nd) 1992 Flxible Metro "C" CNG
(35102-6C)
Cummins L10G ZF 4HP590
513-515 (1st) 1969 GMC T6H-4521A Detroit Diesel 6V71N Allison
520-532 1995 Flxible Metro "E" CNG
(40102-6C)
Cummins L10G Voith D863.2
551-558 Fort Worth Transportation Authority 557-a.jpg 2004 NFI C40LF Cummins Westport C Gas Plus Allison B400R
681-698 1982 GMC RTS-04
(T??-?04)
Detroit Diesel Allison V730
  • Ex-?; leased in 2001 for a few months.
701-705 1984 MCI MC-9
706-709 1996 MCI 102-DL3
  • Leased
  • 708 caught on fire.
710-714 (1st) 1974 GMC P8M-4108A Detroit Diesel 8V71N Manual
  • Ex-DART 1021, 1036, 1032, 1042 bought in 1985 & 1044 bought in 1986.
710-715 (2nd) 1999 MCI 102-DL3
751-769 1992 Flxible Metro "C" CNG
(35102-6C)
Cummins L10G ZF 4HP590
  • Suburban configuration without a rear door
801-835 1986 Flxible Metro "A"
(35096-6T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V730
840-872 1988 Flxible Metro "B"
(35102-6T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731
875-878 1990 Flxible Metro "B"
(35102-6T)
Detroit Diesel 6V92TA Allison V731
881-883 1990 Flxible Metro "B" CNG
(35102-6C)
Cummins L10G ZF 4HP590
884-892 1991 Flxible Metro "B" CNG
(35102-6C)
Cummins L10G ZF 4HP590
900 Renumbered 201.
901-912,
914-920
Renumbered 202-220.
921-930 2000 OBI Orion II
(02.501)
931-937 2003 OBI Orion II
(02.501)
950-952 1986 Skillcraft Transmaster

TEXRail Roster

Fleet
Number(s)
Thumbnail Year Manufacturer Model Engine Transmission Notes
101-108 2017 Stadler Rail FLIRT
  • For use on TEXRail
  • With 24 trains on option
  • Each articulated trainset consisting of four cars with no gangways

External Links

References