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TCU Waits 4 U!
Don your purple and white caps folks, we're goin' to Texas Christian University, a place where leaders are born. A cowboy hat might come in handy, since TCU is located a mere five miles from Fort Worth, a historical Wild West city. But Texas ain't all about gun-totin' and cow-wranglin'. No sir, here at Texas Christian University they're all about communication and community. Community service and volunteering are big parts of TCU student's lives; you'll find yourself frequenting the Center for Community Involvement & Service-Learning as much as you do the school cafeteria (well, almost). There's also no lack of community on campus, with 40% of the student body involved in Greek life.
Where the Horned Frogs Get Hoppin'
Now that you're a horned frog you'll need a home. Lucky for you there are lots of ponds (a.k.a spiffy apartment complexes) to choose from. Several are within hollerin' distance of TCU, and are likely to include things like internet cafes, gaming rooms, and swimming pools. Although some listings farther off—a short drive away—they often offer extra amenities, or lower rents, to make up for it. For getting to downtown Fort Worth, take the Trinity Railway Express. The T bus can also get you to pretty much anywhere you wanna go. Buses even have handy-dandy racks on the front, so you can take your bike along. Also, when you’re coming back late from a nice on the town, cabs are always available.
Not Too Big, Not Too Small
Fort Worth is like Goldilocks' chair—not too big, nor too small, but juuust right. You avoid the vulgarity of urban living (i.e. homeless men peeing on street corners) as well an the banality of small town living (i.e. bars that close by 10 p.m.). It is also the 5th largest city in Texas and the 17th in the country. Take in some culture at Kimbell Art Museum or Bass Performance Hall. If you're into the city nitty-gritty, plan a trip to nearby Dallas and check out some music at the Galaxy Club. Before that, swing by City Tavern and grab a beer. On Tuesdays, pints are $3!
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Is Fort Worth a town where I'll need a car to get to work?
It is possible, although probably not ideal to get around Fort Worth without a car. Public transit consists of the T bus system, and the Trinity Railway Express, or the TRE. The T network is decent and passengers can conveniently carry on their bikes, but some stops are far apart and the system mostly services the downtown area. The TRE is a good option for passengers traveling from Fort Worth to Dallas and all mid-cities in between. TRE boasts clean, modern, fast, and reliable trains, with free wifi connections.
Average Price per square foot for an apartment in Fort Worth, Texas
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Where in Fort Worth should I live if I'd like to walk or bike to work and to restaurants and bars from my apartment?
With a variety of housing options, Arlington Heights is a friendly, well-kept urban neighborhood, close to downtown Fort Worth. This diverse, highly walkable neighborhood boasts an assortment of shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Magnolia and Montgomery Plaza are other pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods in Fort Worth, both with an array of convenient amenities nearby.
Is Fort Worth a town where I'll need a car to get around?
Probably. Car is the main method of transportation in Fort Worth. The city, however, does maintain bus and train services. The Trinity Railway Express is a commuter train service that runs between downtown Fort Worth, DFW airport, and downtown Dallas. In addition, Molly the Trolley provides local bus service in some areas of Forth Worth.
Why should I move to Fort Worth?
With a population of over 740,000, Forth Worth is a city in, and the county seat of, Tarrant County, Texas. Compared to the rest of the country, the cost of living in Fort Worth is 17 percent lower than the US average. That means Fort Worth is 14 percent cheaper than nearby Dallas. Located just 40 minutes west of Dallas, Fort Worth is a place to consider for those who work in Dallas and still want to live in a city but are seeking a lower cost of living. With very hot summers and mild winters, Fort Worth is also ideal for the cold-averse. In addition, the area surrounding Fort Worth is rife with fishing and hunting opportunities, attracting those that enjoy such sports.
Where are the best apartments for young professionals
For young professionals, Downtown is an ideal place to find an apartment in Fort Worth, especially, apartments near University Park and Burnett Park are suitable. It’s fun and there are a lot of places to go and things to see including bars, restaurants, museums and shopping malls. Also,the traffic jam is severe problem in Fort Worth in rush hour. So, it’s more convenient to commute if you live near the downtown.