Texas

3 days ago
Here's a controversial assertion: expensive, desirable cities are doing everyone else a favor by forcing people to move.
Bloomberg View
3 days ago
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.
The Dallas Morning News
August 20, 2016, 7am PDT
The Dallas News reviews a proposal that would extend the reach of one of the most successful public spaces in Dallas.
Dallas News
August 18, 2016, 7am PDT
Townhouses have been growing like kudzu in Houston over the past few years as the uber-sprawling city has finally started to fill in and become more dense. Locals hate them, but there's beauty to be found in efficient land use.
Rice Kinder Institute for Urban Research: The Urban Edge
August 17, 2016, 11am PDT
Funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, a recently announced series of tactical urbanism workshops will take place in six U.S. cities.
The Architect's Newspaper
August 13, 2016, 5am PDT
The Houston Chronicle investigates the Houston-Area real estate market, finding signs of the oil slump's effect on a formerly hot market.
Houston Chronicle
August 5, 2016, 1pm PDT
Texas transportation officials will spend the month considering the state's Unified Transportation Program, which could greenlight construction on some $70.2 billion in highway construction between 2017 and 2026.
Houston Chronicle
August 1, 2016, 10am PDT
Sixteen people enjoying a hot-air balloon ride in Central Texas early Saturday morning lost their lives in a fiery death after the balloon came into contact with high-tension power lines, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.
WFAA
August 1, 2016, 6am PDT
Officials would like to speed up the arrival of the Cotton Belt—a planned rail line connecting Dallas to Plano—but that might require sacrificing service.
Dallas News
July 29, 2016, 1pm PDT
The University of Texas Arlington's Institute of Urban Studies is doing to legwork for an update of the Downtown Dallas 360 master plan.
Dallas News
July 29, 2016, 11am PDT
The idea behind the "Racial Equity Here" initiative: dismantle systematic racial inequality.
Next City
July 29, 2016, 10am PDT
A New York City micro-unit developer had hoped to sell 550 micro-condos to millennials and empty nesters. The project is being redesigned to reduce the number of micro-condos and add a hotel.
Houston Business Journal
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.
The Dallas Morning News
July 24, 2016, 9am PDT
The market for office space has more and more companies looking to lease, according to an industry report.
The Dallas Morning News
July 21, 2016, 7am PDT
The new board chair of Houston's Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County recently shared her ideas for the future of the transit agency.
The Urban Edge
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.
The Dallas Morning News
July 15, 2016, 1pm PDT
A state with many natural advantages for solar power is having a hard time making the business pencil out.
Houston Chronicle
July 13, 2016, 1pm PDT
The White Oak Bayou in Houston joins a growing list of urban watersheds that could be freed from its concrete shackles.
Houston Chronicle
July 12, 2016, 9am PDT
The city of Baytown, located just east of Houston, is the location of several bright spots for the regional economy.
Houston Chronicle
July 8, 2016, 12pm PDT
Fort Worth residents will soon have a direct rail connection to the airport, similar to the one currently enjoyed by Dallas residents.
Railway Gazette