Texas

The Texas city is the largest municipality so far to sign onto the Blue Zones Project, an initiative for improving longevity. In a nutshell, Blue Zones wants to make healthy choices the easy ones.
14 hours ago   Next City
The average median price for home in Houston's Near Northside jumped from $49,500 in 2010 to $80,000 last year. Can these predominantly Latino neighborhoods retain their character as they change?
Apr 30, 2015   Houston Chronicle
A long time coming—the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers now supports a comprehensive plan to transform the Trinity River in Dallas.
Apr 29, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
The Oklahoma State Legislature is well on its way to passing Senate Bill 809, which would limit local power to regulate oil and gas drilling. In Texas, Senate Bill 343 would end "home rule" on many issues, fracking included.
Apr 28, 2015   NewsOK
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is currently planning a significant realignment of 1-45, which runs downtown. The plan could remove an elevated portion of the highway known as Pierce Elevated.
Apr 24, 2015   Houston Public Media
Big questions remain about how Dallas will address preservation controversies in the future. Meanwhile the past hangs in the balance.
Apr 24, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
It seems like the political winds are moving against the Dallas Trinity Toll Road proposal—but the debate isn't over yet.
Apr 18, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
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.
Apr 16, 2015   Mass Transit
Construction is expected to begin in 2016 on a new 16-acre park in San Antonio designed to embody all of the public amenities that make the city unique.
Apr 15, 2015   The Architect's Newspaper
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.
Apr 13, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
150 years ago yesterday Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to Ulysses S. Grant and the Army of the Potomac, ending the Civil War. The ancestors of the Confederacy not live in a country protected by the First Amendment.
Apr 10, 2015   The Washington Post