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Competition yields visionary proposals for future bus stops

Posted May 31, 2017

In an effort to improve the bus stop experience for Fort Worth transit users, Leadership Fort Worth sought ideas for sustainable, functional and creative bus shelters for locations with limited space available.

Winning designers submitted innovative and compelling bus shelters to help improve the bus stop experience for transit riders.

Professional class

Functional category: Huitt-Zollars Inc.

The R Stop combines the simple elegance of traditional steel members with a minimalistic style provided by its few structural components.

Artistic category: Firm 817

The Cumulus Bus Stop features luminous structures created by the artist are striking during the day but more so at night. During the day the forms are a memorable marker. At night the luminous quality of the forms create space with light.

Student class

Functional bus stop: Xavier Khan, Paschal High School

This stop includes amenities such as solar panels, digital display, information display for timetables and route maps and power outlets for rider convenience.

Artistic bus stop: Xavier Khan, Paschal High School

This stop includes timetables and route maps and power outlets for rider convenience.

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Canceled City Council Work Session: 3 p.m. June 27, 2017; City Council Conference Room 290, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.

Special Called City Council Meeting: 3 p.m. June 27, 2017; City Hall, 2nd floor, City Council Conference Room 290, 200 Texas Street.
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Bluebonnet Circle Infrastructure Improvements Project Meeting: 6:30 p.m. June 27, 2017; Trinity Episcopal Church, 3401 Bellaire Drive South.

Canceled City Council Meeting: 7 p.m. June 27, 2017; CIty Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.

City Plan Commission - Work Session: noon June 28, 2017; City Council Conference Room 290, CIty Hall, 200 Texas Street.
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City Plan Commission - Public Hearing: 1:30 p.m. June 28, 2017; City Council Chamber, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
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Park and Recreation Advisory Board : 4 p.m. June 28, 2017; Deborah Beggs Moncrief Garden Center, Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
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Alliance Community Park Master Plan Project Meeting: 6 p.m. June 28, 2017; Northwest High School - Student Union, 2301 Texan Drive, Justin.

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Foster Park Drainage & Erosion Control Project Meeting: 6 p.m. June 29, 2017; Southwest Regional Library, 4100 Library Lane.

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