Downtown Dallas could have an embarrassment of riches on its hands, if it figures out how to make plans for a Downtown streetcar coordinate well with a new Downtown light rail route.
July 25, 2016, 9am PDT
Food desert-busting is one of the cross-over opportunities between planning and public health, but it's unclear how effective bringing healthy foods to underserved neighborhoods has been.
July 24, 2016, 9am PDT
The market for office space has more and more companies looking to lease, according to an industry report.
July 17, 2016, 7am PDT
Hoping to attract investments in grocery stores in the food desert of southern Dallas, the City Council recently approved a $3 million enticement.
June 14, 2016, 9am PDT
A bikeshare program in Downtown Dallas is a non-starter unless it's entirely funded by private money.
June 10, 2016, 1pm PDT
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has envisioned a future for Downtown Dallas that includes more downtown and fewer freeways.
June 1, 2016, 1pm PDT
The state of Texas is expected to double its population between 2010 and 2050. Just how, though, is worthy of more scrutiny.
May 27, 2016, 1pm PDT
As the Southern Gateway project moves forward in the state approval process, a component proposal for a cap park over Interstate 35E hangs in the balance.
May 23, 2016, 1pm PDT
Architecture critic Mark Lamster finally sees a proposal worth cheering for in Dallas' plans for a new park along the Trinity River.
May 17, 2016, 9am PDT
The changes to DART's fare system will target improvements in the user experience for residents without bank accounts or enough cash to buy monthly passes—i.e., some of the people who need transit most.
May 10, 2016, 11am PDT
In 2006, Dallas voters approved a bond package that promised $42 million for new libraries. Ten years later, and after $11.75 million in spending, none of the projects are close to completion.
April 18, 2016, 9am PDT
An experiment in Irving on SH 161 is defying the rules of induced demand, but not by building new lanes.
March 25, 2016, 11am PDT
Mark Lamster has eviscerated the city of Dallas for its plans to build the Trinity Toll Road before—and he'll probably do it again.
March 22, 2016, 11am PDT
Dallas reached another milestone in its years-long battle over a proposal to build a toll road through a park along the Trinity River on the edge of downtown. The latest version of the proposal so far hasn't cleared any controversies.
March 9, 2016, 8am PST
If the city of Dallas bans smoking its parks, it would catch up on a trail blazed (not blazed, rather) by Houston and Frisco.
March 6, 2016, 7am PST
Intercity buses might seem "Old World," but ridership is growing on intercity bus systems, and Greyhound is making big investments to stay ahead of the quickly moving transportation curve.
February 27, 2016, 5am PST
Despite its insistence that the technology would only target criminals, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) should reconsider using facial recognition software to address crime. The potential for abuse may be too high.
February 26, 2016, 8am PST
Dallas is a subject in a visual experiment titled "A City is a Poem."
January 31, 2016, 1pm PST
January marked an unprecedented contraction for Walmart, which closed 269 stores, including all 105 of its small format Walmart Express stores.
January 25, 2016, 6am PST
Pitched as a necessary addition to reduce congestion on interstates 30 and 35E as they pass Downtown Dallas, the Trinity Parkway is likely to induce one million additional vehicle miles traveled a day.