Home > News

PD accepts donation of eight off-road motorcycles

Posted April 18, 2017

Archived Content Information and links provided may no longer be accurate.
motorcycles in a row
The eight motorcycles are valued at more than $95,000.

Patrolling public recreation areas just got easier thanks to a donation of eight off-road motorcycles to the Fort Worth Police Department.

The Tarrant Regional Water District donated eight 2017 KTM 350-EXC-F street legal, off-road motorcycles to be used by officers while patrolling the 80-plus miles of trails along the Trinity River and parkland throughout the city where patrol officers in standard vehicles are unable to gain access. The motorcycles are expected to provide enhanced safety and security to residents and visitors who enjoy public recreational areas like Gateway Park, Cobb Park, Marine Creek Lake, Eagle Mountain Lake and Lake Worth.

The motorcycles are valued at $95,196.

The Tarrant Regional Water District supplies raw water for more than 1.7 million people in the western and southern Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and maintains 27 miles of floodway levees in Fort Worth.

Get articles like this in your inbox weekly. Subscribe to City News

City News

Calendar

City Council Meeting: 7 p.m. Sept. 19, 2017; City Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
View the agenda »

Commerical Board of Adjustment Work Session: 8:30 a.m. Sept. 20, 2017; City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
View the agenda »

Commercial Board of Adjustment Public Hearing: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 20, 2017; City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
View the agenda »

Funding Your Small Business: 11 a.m. Sept. 20, 2017; James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway.

Residential Board of Adjustment Work Session: 12:30 p.m. Sept. 20, 2017; City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
View the agenda »

Residential Board of Adjustment Public Hearing: 2 p.m. Sept. 20, 2017; City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
View the agenda »

Urban Drive & Northeast Parkway Street Construction Meeting: 6 p.m. Sept. 20, 2017; Diamond Hill Community Center, 1701 N.E. 36th St.

Quarterly Vendor Workshop: 8:30 a.m. Sept. 21, 2017; James E. Guinn Entrepreneurial Campus, Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway.

Senior Health Fair: 10 a.m. Sept. 21, 2017; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox Ave.

Community Action Partners Council: 1:30 p.m. Sept. 21, 2017; Fort Worth City Credit Union First Floor Board Room, 2309 Montgomery Street.
View the agenda »

Stakeholder Update Meeting Floodplain Management Plan Stakeholder Group: 1:30 p.m. Sept. 21, 2017; Hazel Harvey Peace Center for Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Avenue.
View the agenda »

Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County Leadership Committee Meeting : 2 p.m. Sept. 21, 2017; Board Offices, Large Conference Room, 1320 S. University Dr Suite 600.
View the agenda »

Aviation Advisory Board: 4 p.m. Sept. 21, 2017; Fort Worth Meacham International Airport, 201 American Concourse.
View the agenda »

Trinity River Public Facility Corporation Special Meeting: 5 p.m. Sept. 21, 2017; FWHA Administrative Office Board Room, 1201 East 13th Street.
View the agenda »

Board of Commissioners Meeting: 5 p.m. Sept. 21, 2017; FWHS Administrative Office Board Room, 1201 East 13th Street.
View the agenda »

FWHS Public Hearing on Agency Plan: 6 p.m. Sept. 21, 2017; Fort Worth Housing Solutions Administration Office, 1201 East 13th Street.
View the agenda »

Master Composter Class: 6 p.m. Sept. 21, 2017; Tarrant Area Food Bank Learning Garden at Ridglea Christian Church, 6720 W. Elizabeth Lane.
Register for this event »

Board of Commissioners Public Hearing: 6 p.m. Sept. 21, 2017; FWHS Administrative Office Board Room, 1201 East 13th Street.
View the agenda »

East Fort Worth Infrastructure Improvements Project Meeting: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 21, 2017; Handley United Methodist Church, 2929 Forest Ave.

Last day to register for Adult Volleyball: 8 a.m. Sept. 22, 2017; Haws Athletic Center, 600 Congress St.

Special Called City Council Meeting, Public Hearing on Tax Rate and Budget: 3 p.m. Sept. 22, 2017; City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
View the agenda »

Master Composter Class: 6 p.m. Sept. 22, 2017; Tarrant Area Food Bank Learning Garden at Ridglea Christian Church, 6720 W. Elizabeth Lane.
Register for this event »

Master Composter Class: 8:30 a.m. Sept. 23, 2017; Tarrant Area Food Bank Learning Garden at Ridglea Christian Church, 6720 W. Elizabeth Lane.
Register for this event »

Crud Cruiser Mobile Waste Collection: 9 a.m. Sept. 23, 2017; MET Church, 11301 Old Denton Road.

2018 Bond Election Public Meeting District 7: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 23, 2017; University of North Texas Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard.

Registration opens for Adult Basketball: 8 a.m. Sept. 25, 2017; Haws Athletic Center, 600 Congress St.

Building Standards Commission Pre-Meeting: 9 a.m. Sept. 25, 2017; City Council Conference Room 290, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
View the agenda »

Building Standards Commission Meeting: 9:30 a.m. Sept. 25, 2017; City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
View the agenda »

Board of Commissioners Special Meeting: 2 p.m. Sept. 25, 2017; FWHS Administrative Office Board Room, 1201 East 13th Street.
View the agenda »

View the full city calendar.