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MedStar using medics on bicycles to better respond to weekend entertainment district calls
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MedStar using medics on bicycles to better respond to weekend entertainment district calls

MedStar using medics on bicycles to better respond to calls New data highlights an ongoing strategy that medics on bicycles are creating in Fort Worth’s entertainment district. FORT WORTH, Texas - New data highlights an ongoing strategy that medics on bicycles are creating in Fort Worth’s entertainment district. Every weekend, thousands of people enjoy an evening at Fort Worth’s West 7th Street District, but with that many people — and often alcohol involved — comes an increase in emergencies. "It is very difficult at 1, 2 o’clock in the morning to get an ambulance down here," explained Matt Zavadsky, with MedStar. "Really, to get even police cars, which is why you see the police department here on bicycles." Since 2018, MedStar has been working on a partnership with Fort Worth PD. It b...