Cotton Belt rail update to be presented at public meeting

City of Fort Worth TexasResidents 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 at 616 Six Flags Drive in Arlington.

The North Central Texas Council of Government’s Transportation Department will present background information and a financial overview of the Cotton Belt project. Commuter rail service between southwest Fort Worth and Plano was included as a transit recommendation in the Mobility 2035 transportation plan for the North Central Texas region.

The Cotton Belt will connect with the Fort Worth Transportation Authority’s TEXRail line, which is under construction, at DFW Airport.

Watch the meeting in real time or view a recording afterward.

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