October 7, 2015, 6am PDT
In what is described as a "Penn Station moment," Dallas has approved a demolition delay ordinance for historic buildings downtown. This is an uncharacteristic victory for preservation.
October 6, 2015, 5am PDT
According to one Dallas suburbanite, the American lawn is a "decadent and unsustainable totem[s] of middle-class prosperity."
October 5, 2015, 12pm PDT
A hearing on pedestrian infrastructure in Dallas—which is proving exceptionally deadly this year—reveals the sharp political divide on how to make streets safe for walking.
September 28, 2015, 9am PDT
The Dallas Morning News argues for a full and complete visioning process for a park along the Trinity River in Dallas.
September 26, 2015, 11am PDT
Not all bicycle infrastructure is created equal. Dallas planners are working to find new ways to build protected bike lanes instead of sharrows and other half-measures.
September 16, 2015, 7am PDT
Cities traditionally thought of as car-centric are putting ambitious light rail plans at the center of ambitious plans for transit.
September 11, 2015, 6am PDT
The Dallas City Council has given preliminary approval to a proposed light rail line, currently called D2, which would add service capacity to the downtown core.
September 7, 2015, 5am PDT
The Dallas Morning News thinks it's safe to say that no city in the United States compares to the ambition of Dallas when it comes to planning for rail transportation.
July 13, 2015, 10am PDT
Fast rates of growth in North Texas have produced the demand necessary to drive fast rates of construction for retail.
July 7, 2015, 1pm PDT
Researchers from the University of Texas identified the places in Dallas that suffer a lack of adequate transit service. Leading the list: Far North Dallas.
June 21, 2015, 9am PDT
The Dallas Arts District will make a selection of a planning firm in the coming weeks to update the seminal 193 Sasaki plan responsible for much of the area's transformation in recent years and decades.
June 10, 2015, 10am PDT
The Dallas City Council surprised everyone by reversing early indications of reticence and giving full support to the recommendations of the Historic Preservation Task Force.
June 4, 2015, 9am PDT
Everything you wanted to know about the Margaret McDermott Bridge, under construction in Downtown Dallas.
May 25, 2015, 11am PDT
Some planners and government officials in Dallas are concerned about the suburban boom occurring in counties north of Dallas. The reasons why are reminiscent of the Rust Belt in the 1960s.
May 22, 2015, 2pm PDT
Questions of how to regulate the sale of alcohol, how to enforce public intoxication, and whether or not alcohol leads to crime can quickly divide communities into factions. So what evidence exists to help cities answer these questions?
April 29, 2015, 8am PDT
A long time coming—the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers now supports a comprehensive plan to transform the Trinity River in Dallas.
April 24, 2015, 9am PDT
Big questions remain about how Dallas will address preservation controversies in the future. Meanwhile the past hangs in the balance.
April 18, 2015, 5am PDT
It seems like the political winds are moving against the Dallas Trinity Toll Road proposal—but the debate isn't over yet.
April 16, 2015, 6am PDT
Transit planners who see transportation network companies as a potential benefit to public transit will want to pay attention to Uber's new partnership in Dallas.
April 13, 2015, 10am PDT
A long-awaited streetcar line opens in Dallas today, with the possibility of future extensions of the system still on the table for local officials to approve.