Texas

On the heels of the #NoNewRoads campaign, new Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner gave a "rousing" speech calling for the state of Texas to change its thinking about highway widening projects.
3 days ago   Streetsblog USA
Large corporations are making huge investments in new office parks in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, reflecting a desire to attract young talent with Google- and Facebook-like workplaces.
Oct 22, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
Dallas and Houston's expanding light rail systems are helping boost economic development as new commercial and residential development sprouts up around transit stations.
Oct 19, 2015   PBS NewsHour
A report commissioned by Texas Central Partners is the first to calculate the potential economic benefit of a proposed privately developed high-speed rail connection between Houston and Dallas.
Oct 17, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
The suburban city of Plano, Texas, located outside of Dallas, approved this week a comprehensive plan that overcame vocal opposition to the idea of mixed-use, urban developments.
Oct 14, 2015   D Magazine
Local officials, planners, and other civic leaders have joined together to look at how the city can bring neighborhoods split by freeways back together again.
Oct 13, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
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.
Oct 7, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
According to one Dallas suburbanite, the American lawn is a "decadent and unsustainable totem[s] of middle-class prosperity."
Oct 6, 2015   Dallas Observer
A hearing on pedestrian infrastructure in Dallas—which is proving exceptionally deadly this year—reveals the sharp political divide on how to make streets safe for walking.
Oct 5, 2015   The Dallas Morning News
It's a case of the haves vs. the have-nots in transportation spending for a rapidly growing suburban area of Houston.
Sep 29, 2015   Houston Chronicle
The relative calm of the last decade may be luring hundreds of thousands of new coastal residents into a false sense of comfort.
Sep 29, 2015   Five Thirty Eight