Texas

July 15, 2015, 1pm PDT
President Barack Obama once again called upon the Antiquities Act to further his legacy as a champion of public lands. A famous example of land art will gain protection under the action.
The Washington Post
July 13, 2015, 10am PDT
Fast rates of growth in North Texas have produced the demand necessary to drive fast rates of construction for retail.
The Dallas Morning News
July 10, 2015, 12pm PDT
A feature in the Houston Chronicle explores the economic segregation of Houston along the axis of Main Street—with low income neighborhoods like Independence Heights to the north and affluent neighborhoods like Old Braeswood to the south.
Houston Chronicle
July 8, 2015, 6am PDT
A clear, detailed explanation of community land trusts—a growing model for retaining affordable housing and neighborhood character in the face of gentrification pressures.
The Atlantic
July 7, 2015, 1pm PDT
Researchers from the University of Texas identified the places in Dallas that suffer a lack of adequate transit service. Leading the list: Far North Dallas.
The Dallas Morning News
July 7, 2015, 11am PDT
The San Antonio Missions—five frontier missions that include The Alamo—were named among a group of new World Heritage Sites.
UNESCO
July 6, 2015, 5am PDT
While a judge must approve the historic $18.7 billion settlement reached July 2, the United States and the five Gulf States of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas have agreed to the settlement, along with BP.
USA Today
June 30, 2015, 9am PDT
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.
Next City
June 26, 2015, 1pm PDT
If a controversial fee fails the scrutiny of the state's courts, roads around the city will suffer the consequences.
Houston Chronicle
June 24, 2015, 8am PDT
Houston's status as one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country has not gone unnoticed by the healthcare industry.
Houston Chronicle
June 23, 2015, 6am PDT
For decades, Houston has experienced car-oriented development, giving little attention to other forms of transportation. In recent years, however, rapid population growth and increase in traffic congestion has the city revisiting alternate options
Doggerel
June 21, 2015, 9am PDT
The Dallas Arts District will make a selection of a planning firm in the coming weeks to update the seminal 193 Sasaki plan responsible for much of the area's transformation in recent years and decades.
The Dallas Morning News
June 19, 2015, 1pm PDT
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is celebrating its 50th year. To help commemorate the occasion, the American Planning Association looks back on its partnership with HUD.
American Planning Association
June 19, 2015, 6am PDT
CityLab stages a humorous competition for the location of a likely-to-go-horribly-wrong tourist attraction.
CityLab
June 17, 2015, 2pm PDT
The question remains whether San Antonio can back up the population of young people moving to the city with desirable multi-family housing.
San Antonio Business Journal
June 13, 2015, 7am PDT
Though the number of residents in the state affected by drought dropped by the millions after recent heavy rains, areas of the state that rely on underground supplies of water could still run out of water within months.
The Houston Chronicle
June 10, 2015, 10am PDT
The Dallas City Council surprised everyone by reversing early indications of reticence and giving full support to the recommendations of the Historic Preservation Task Force.
The Dallas Morning News
June 9, 2015, 2pm PDT
Urbanism media noted the growing privatization of recreation facilities, such as pools, as one of the lessons to be taken from a controversial encounter between police and black teenagers in McKinney, Texas over the weekend.
The Atlantic
June 5, 2015, 7am PDT
After a $2.3 billion widening project, traffic once again chokes the Katy Freeway's 23 lanes. For road spending critics who are also taxpayers, this I-told-you-so moment is bittersweet.
Streetsblog Network
June 4, 2015, 9am PDT
Everything you wanted to know about the Margaret McDermott Bridge, under construction in Downtown Dallas.
The Dallas Morning News