Contracts Signed, Funding Still TBD: Texas Central High-Speed Rail Moves Forward
Texas Central has its construction contracts and a court decision in its favor, but significant obstacles remain for the high-speed rail project connecting Houston and Dallas to get underway.
Dallas City Council Approves Urban Forest Master Plan
The plan seeks to mitigate the effects of urban heat islands by preserving and growing the city's tree canopy.
Dallas' Margaret McDermott Bridge Finally Open to Pedestrians and Cyclists
Overdue and over budget, infrastructure for pedestrian and people on bikes is finally available on the Margaret McDermott Bridge in Dallas.
TxDOT Promises to Reverse Some of the Damage Caused by Urban Freeways in Dallas
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is in the early stages of planning for two projects that could leverage plans to rebuild two freeways in the city with plan to reconnect the neighborhoods they severed.
2020 Population Growth Rates for the 50 Biggest U.S. Cities
The Census Bureau released new data on May 27 that includes the first four months of the pandemic. Seattle tops the growth rate at 2.2% from July 1, 2019, to July 1, 2020, while Baltimore and San Francisco land at the bottom with -1.4%.
How Planners Can Help the Dallas Food Scene Flourish
Dallas is amidst a process for electing a new City Council, and one local writer sees the transition as an opportunity to present an ambitious agenda for also overhauling the city's local dining scene.
Urban Planning in a Time of COVID
In Dallas, Dr. Eric Anthony Johnson is not letting last year's crises go to waste.
Dallas Subway Project Gets a Key Green Light
The Dallas City Council kept the d2 subway plan on track with a vote this week.
Fixing Decades-Old Parking Regulations in Dallas
Dallas has launched an effort to reform its "burdensome" parking policies, which have been left largely in the hands of local development districts.
Lessons to Guide Future Equitable Development Planning
How did recent projects in Baton Rouge, Dallas, and South Florida fare?
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