North Central Texas Council of Governments plans Cotton Belt Trail extension in Grapevine

An extension to the Cotton Belt Trail is planned in the city of Grapevine. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
An extension to the Cotton Belt Trail is planned in the city of Grapevine. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

An extension to the Cotton Belt Trail is planned in the city of Grapevine. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The North Central Texas Council of Governments is currently accepting public input on a planned bicycle and pedestrian extension to the Cotton Belt Trail in the city of Grapevine and Northeast Tarrant County.

The planned 26-mile trail would run in conjunction with the new Dallas Area Rapid Transit Silver Line, which will connect seven North Texas cities, including Grapevine.


In September, NCTCOG approved $245,000 for design of the new trail as well as for sound barriers near schools. North Texas residents can voice input on the Cotton Belt Trail extension and other area projects at www.nctcog.org/trans.
By Ian Pribanic
Ian Pribanic covers city government, transportation, business and education news for Community Impact Newspaper in the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth areas. A Washington D.C. native and University of North Texas graduate, Ian was previously an editor for papers in Oklahoma, West Texas and for Community Impact in New Braunfels.


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