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The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) administers the Recreational Trails Grant program in Texas. This grant program provides 80 percent federal funding to construct new trails, improve existing trails, develop trailheads and trailside facilities. Funding can also be used to acquire trail corridors. The maximum award for nonmotorized trails projects is $200,000. No maximum award has been established for motorized trail projects. Applications are due February 1, 2014.

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The Parker County Transportation Bond Program's fourth Annual Report has been presented to the Parker County Commissioners Court. The 20-page publication, The Home Stretch, highlights the Bond Program's progress in 2013:

  • Four miles of the Ric Williamson Memorial Highway near Weatherford are now open, and the final phase — the interchange at Interstate 20 — is nearing completion.
  • Construction is more than halfway complete on the FM 1187 and Aledo Trail projects in fast-growing southeast Parker County
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Freese and Nichols welcomes Jessica Rodriguez, P.E., to our Central Texas transportation team. A professional engineer with 28 years of transportation engineering experience, Jessica will lead the transportation effort in our Austin office as a senior project manager.

Read the full announcement in our News section.

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We are pleased to announce the Division Street Master Plan has won the Project Planning Award from the Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association.

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Pictured: Clayton Husband, Gincy Thoppil and Lyndsay Mitchell of the City of Arlington Community Development and Planning Department, and Renae'...

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The Clearfork Main Street Bridge was spotlighted on Good Morning Texas on Wednesday, Sept. 18. WFAA/Channel 8 reporter Paige McCoy Smith bicycled along the pedestrian bridge and interviewed Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and Streams and Valleys...

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Streams and Valleys presents Opening Day at the Clearfork Main Street Pedestrian Bridge, Thursday, Sept. 19.

Ribbon-cutting and dedication of public artworks: 9:30 a.m. Trail party and evening stroll: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Bring your friends! Enjoy refreshments, music and special presentations by artists Devon Nowlin and Tommy Fitzpatrick. Then throw on your running shoes and do the "Oxbow Stroll," a casual, two-mile run/walk/bike to Heart of the Ranch and back.

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From the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD):

"The 83rd Texas Legislature has restored approximately half of the Texas Recreation Parks Account (TRPA) and Large County & Municipality Recreation and Parks Account funding for the 2014-2015 biennium. Funding will become available in 2014 for the Local Park Grant Program and for the Community Outdoor Outreach Program (CO-OP). As this is only a partial restoration, program rules such as award ceilings, scoring criteria and application deadlines need to be reviewed. To assess the needs and desires of our grant customers, we...

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On Wednesday, Nov. 13, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) are presenting a workshop on Performance-Based Planning and Programming and Transportation Performance Management at the Texas Department of Transportation Riverside Campus in Austin.

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis for up to 100 attendees. To register, send your name, organization, position, mailing address, phone number and email address to Kirk D. Fauver, kirk.fauver@dot.gov, by Nov. 1.

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