Dallas Moves Forward With New Subway and Streetcar Line
Expressing unanimous support for the proposals, Dallas' City Council agreed to build a subway under Commerce Street, and "tentatively approved" an addition to existing streetcar routes downtown.
"The estimated $1.3 billion subway will serve as a reliever line since all four existing DART light rail lines run on the same downtown tracks," Liz Farmer writes for The Dallas Morning News.
While the subway will serve commuters coming in from surrounding areas, the streetcar will cater to visitors and downtown residents. "The streetcar is projected to be completed by 2023 and the subway is expected to be finished the following year," Farmer reports.