Category Archives: Parking Concerns

Grapevine’s parking garage delayed by weather, not to be ready for TEXRail’s premiere Jan. 10

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Graphic courtesy City of Grapevine

Although passengers may experience TEXRail’s commuter rail service for the first time beginning Thursday, Jan. 10, they will not find parking available at the unfinished parking garage adjacent to the train platform, according to a Jan. 4 news release from the city of Grapevine. Construction work was delayed due to weather.

TEXRail will service a 27-mile route between downtown Fort Worth and the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, and Grapevine plans to provide free parking for train commuters in the garage.

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Grapevine Council approves $49K for Dallas Road corridor parking study

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Finding parking on Main Street can be difficult. (Sherelle Black/Community Impact Newspaper)

On Sept. 18 the Grapevine City Council unanimously approved a contract of $49,700 to study the parking needs of the Dallas Road transit corridor in Grapevine.

This section encompasses Dallas Road from Ball Street/William D. Tate Avenue to Texan Trail.

“As we move through the planning process for the Dallas Road district, we’ve heard from Council and Planning and Zoning commissioners that there was a great concern for parking, especially due to the potential increase for development density,” Development Director Scott Williams said at the meeting. “For that reason, we have before you tonight a contract with WGI Parking Planners to take a look at what we have and what we will have.”

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