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Dallas

Fast rates of growth in North Texas have produced the demand necessary to drive fast rates of construction for retail.
Jul 13, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
A report by New York University’s Furman Center found that renters made up the majority of households in nine of the 11 largest cities in the U.S. in 2013, up from five in 2006. The demand is straining the supply of rental housing.
Feb 10, 2015   The Wall Street Journal
The Dallas Business Journal provides in depth coverage on the current planning efforts behind two proposed high-speed rail station locations in Dallas.
Feb 9, 2015   Dallas Business Journal
A guest column in the Dallas Morning News takes the Dallas political machine to task for delaying a new tree ordinance.
Jan 28, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
The Texas Department of Transportation would implement tolls on two freeways as part of its "Southern Gateway Managed Lane Project." According to a recent article, the idea has not produced a positive response from locals.
Jan 21, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
The Trinity Toll Road project in Dallas is one of the most controversial ongoing infrastructure and highway projects in the country. A Dallas Morning News columnist suggests the project's opponents should act like adults.
Jan 12, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
After a high-profile demolitions claimed a 129-year-old building in Dallas, preservationists are getting a seat at the table in the form of a newly formed task force.
Jan 8, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
A Dallas economic development plan called "GrowSouth"—spearheaded by the office of Mayor Mike Rawlings—removed a record number of blighted and nuisance structures in 2014.
Jan 2, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
After its 2013 announcement of support for the first 33 of the 100 resilient cities, the Rockefeller Foundation has announced its next round of member cities: 35 cities, including six from the United States.
Dec 4, 2014   100 Resilient Cities
Architecture Critic Mark Lamster sets aside the complex issues of lane configurations and traffic calming to focus on a key aspect of walkability: proper lighting.
Nov 24, 2014   The Dallas Morning News
Parts of rural Texas sound a bit like the outspoken high speed rail opponents in California's Central Valley in their reaction to the Texas Central Railway's bullet train which maintains strong support at the terminal cities of Houston and Dallas.
Nov 24, 2014   The New York Times