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Fort Worth's top CEOs honored at FWBP event

The Fort Worth Business Press announced its Top CEOs last night at its Top 100 event held at the Fort Worth Club.

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North Tarrant Express completion date moved up to October

Fort Worth-area commuters can expect the 13.3-mile North Tarrant Express to open in full operation in October, eight months ahead of the original schedule.

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Left Bank project hits roadblocks on access, traffic

Questions about fire access and traffic are bogging down talks on an economic incentive agreement for the planned, $300 million Left Bank development on the Trinity River at West Seventh Street, Fort Worth officials and the developer acknowledge.

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TCU's Neeley School receives $30M donation as part of planned expansion

A $30 million foundation gift to Texas Christian University will help guide a $100 million facility expansion for the Neeley School of Business.

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UPS adding Alliance, McKinney locations and 500 area jobs

UPS said Aug. 21 it will add two new package distribution facilities in the Dallas-Fort Worth area

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BNSF honors Montana Rail, Bighorn Divide at annual awards
 
 
A. Lee Graham
Reporter
 
BNSF Railway Co. of Fort Worth has selected Montana Rail Link Inc. as 2013 Shortline of the Year for its significant growth and continued emphasis on a strong safety record.
 
Meanwhile, Bighorn Divide & Wyoming Railroad won special recognition honors, with both awards given as part of the annual Oct. 21 BNSF Shortline Conference in Irving.
 
Montana Rail Link connects with BNSF main lines at Huntley, Mont., and Sandpoint, Idaho.
 
“MRL is an important BNSF business partner committed to enhance service to customers by focusing on network and terminal velocity initiatives, responding to changes in traffic volume, and investing in infrastructure while always emphasizing the safety of employees,” said Dean Wise, vice president of network strategy for BNSF, commenting in a news release.
 
BNSF selected Bighorn Divide & Wyoming Railroad for special recognition because of its commitment to growth, customer service and efficiency. The company interchanges with BNSF at Bonneville and Bishop, Wyo.
 
BNSF created the awards to honor shortlines that exceed the railway’s expectations for innovation, determination, vision and entrepreneurial spirit.
 
BNSF Railway operates on 32,500 route miles of track in 28 states and two Canadian provinces. More information is available at www.bnsf.com.
 
lgraham@bizpress.net
 

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