NTX Magazine Volume 4 - Page 6

Contents Vol.4 A PROFILE OF THE DALLAS/FORT WORTH REGION President’s Letter …….. 2 North Texas Fast Facts …… 29 North Texas Map ….. 78 FEATURE STORIES 8 20 The Air is Our Sea North Texas moves goods through airports rather than sea ports 16 34 Aviation DFW Airport Creates Alliance with OMA A unique agreement with Mexican airports and DFW Airport FTZ Stands for Flexibility in DFW North Texas is home to several large FTZs Transportation Oh! How we Move! High-speed rail to connect North Texas and Houston 40 42 Healthcare Moving at the Speed of Medical Emergencies MedStar stays one step ahead of the emergency Timely Decisions for Life Logistics moves precious cargo – a heart Big Wheels Keep North Texas Turning Multiple major highways make North Texas the center of trucking crossroads Moving the World North Texas intermodals critical to logistics infrastructure 68 Genius of an Intelligent Supply Chain Smarter supply chains with University of North Texas, The University of Texas at Arlington and Texas Christian University 62 Hire Learning Region’s universities and high schools keep the pipeline of logistics jobs flowing Railroads BNSF Railway Laying tracks to the future of transportation Logistics 58 Aviation INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHTS 14 52 57 74 Education Manufacturing Reengineering for the Future Dallas Aeronautical Services keeps major aircraft operators flying Come and You Will Build It Collaboration and innovation come together at Tarrant Makers and Dallas Makerspace REGIONAL SPOTLIGHTS Tower 55 …… 6 Children’s Health Trains …. 28 Resistol Hats …. 30 Solar Powered Distribution Center …. 32 KCS Intermodal …. 48 American Red Cross Warehouse …. 66 DART Orange Line to DFW ….. 72 LISTINGS Municipal Listings …. 80 Index of Advertisers, Photo and Art Credits …. 84 North Texas Commission Investors …. 85 Economic Development Contacts …. 86 On the cover: 4 www.ntc-dfw.org Winter/Spring 2015 Carl Ice, President and CEO of BNSF as photographed by Dennis Murphy