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The University of Texas Arlington's Institute of Urban Studies is doing to legwork for an update of the Downtown Dallas 360 master plan.
January 21, 2016, 12pm PST
Over the past decade, Texas has led on wind but lagged on solar power. That may soon change. Texas solar companies are now offering "all-solar" plans to take advantage of an improved market.
August 25, 2014, 10am PDT
North Texans aren't happy with a planned network of toll roads, claiming that they're taxed and tolled enough already. A series of public hearings is intended to spread more information about the growing network of toll roads.
August 7, 2014, 1pm PDT
Planners and residents are concerned about the lack of green space requirements in the booming area of Uptown in Dallas. Instead of delivering amenities, some say, developers are often engaged in battles over density.
August 6, 2014, 1pm PDT
An article in the Dallas News find the devil is in the details: namely, the difficulty in maintaining the little things that make a multi-modal street work—like the little push buttons (some call them "beg buttons") at crosswalks.
July 14, 2014, 9am PDT
An editorial calls for a comprehensive plan to address Dallas' growing need to overhaul its streetlights—80 percent of which are now older than their recommended 25-year life span.
July 7, 2014, 12pm PDT
Michael E. Young reports that residents are upset about notification regarding the approval of two subsidized housing projects in the city of McKinney, located on the edge of the Dallas metropolitan area.
June 29, 2014, 7am PDT
Jacquielynn Floyd writes an op-ed for the Dallas News in which she defends the suburbs from the "demonization" of "new urbanism."
June 10, 2014, 7am PDT
A Dallas News editorial supports the Dallas Integrated Trail Circuit—a plan to link existing trails in the city into a 250-mile continuous loop.
March 28, 2014, 1pm PDT
The mayors of Dallas, Fort Worth, and Houston recently announced their support of a high-speed rail connection between the two metropolitan areas. The line would be privately funded.
January 23, 2014, 8am PST
Supporters call a new Dallas ordinance banning protests near freeways a “pro-safety” measure rather than an “anti-protest” measure.
October 8, 2010, 11am PDT
Dallas is hoping to break the ring of concrete created by the surrounding Central Expressway and Interstates 30 and 35.
October 13, 2009, 12pm PDT
A new performing arts center in downtown Dallas is a sizeable addition to downtown. But is size actually the problem?
September 8, 2005, 1pm PDT
While much attention is being focused on rebuilding and repair, focus should also be placed on regaining the culture.
June 25, 2005, 1pm PDT
The FBI is now investigating allegations that Southwest Housing Development Co. bribed Dallas building officials.
July 25, 2004, 9am PDT
Trains and trucks are rolling again as the economy improves. But the recovery of the freight business brings challenges for infrastructure strained by increasing traffic. [Link corrected]
February 27, 2004, 7am PST
After World War II, black neigborhoods in Southern cities suffered overcrowding, and even those with money could not move up-- due to segregation.
April 18, 2003, 7am PDT
Rockwall County near Dallas boasts nation's highest population growth while almost half of the state's counties have lost population.
June 8, 2002, 6am PDT
A proposed 220,000 square feet Wal-Mart brings traffic and crime issues to the surface.
April 30, 2002, 9am PDT
Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, will create the first of its new generation of "urban" stores in Dallas.