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.
6 days ago   The Dallas Morning News
Refusing to raise the 20-cent gas tax, creative Texas legislators have devised another scheme to divert existing revenue streams to roads. Last year it was a portion of the Rainy Day Fund. This year, from general sales and motor vehicle sales taxes.
Sep 17, 2015   KCBD
The Philly Voice provides a primer on Houston's ascendance up the ranks of major U.S. cities as it evolves into a more urban version of itself.
Sep 16, 2015   Philly Voice
Cities traditionally thought of as car-centric are putting ambitious light rail plans at the center of ambitious plans for transit.
Sep 16, 2015   Houston Chronicle
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.
Sep 11, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
As the city of Houston is growing, car traffic and rail traffic are also growing. The conflict between the two will be very expensive to resolve.
Sep 10, 2015   The Houston Chronicle
Houston's famous lack of zoning codes might be more semantic than legal.
Sep 9, 2015   The Urban Edge
An outdoors enthusiast laments the explosive sprawl that is quickly sucking up places to hunt and fish in the state of Texas.
Sep 7, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
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.
Sep 7, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
An ambitious project Mayor Annise Parker calls "one of the most exciting things I've had the opportunity to work on as mayor" took a major step forward this week.
Sep 4, 2015   Houston Chronicle
It's still not bike-friendly, but it's getting better. The Capitol Limited from Chicago to Washington joins a small list of routes allowing for "roll-on, roll-off," though reservations and a $25 fee may apply.
Aug 29, 2015   Pittsburgh Post-Gazette