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Lyft is ceasing operations of its electric scooter business in six U.S. cities, citing the lack of population density as a reason business struggled in those markets.
TechCrunch
October 21, 2019, 10am PDT
The first of four new parks opening in Dallas in the next few years opened earlier this month—Pacific Plaza park.
The Dallas Morning News
October 8, 2019, 11am PDT
In addition to Uber announcing a major expansion to the Deep Ellum neighborhood in Dallas, other projects are popping up all over the East Side of Dallas, including an entirely new community of 40 homes.
The Dallas Morning News
September 17, 2019, 11am PDT
Italian construction giant Salini Impregilo will build the high-speed rail route connecting Houston and Dallas.
Houston Chronicle
September 3, 2019, 2pm PDT
The Dallas Morning New details Dallas' cool roof program, one of the ways the city tries to cool down its heat island effect.
The Dallas Morning News
August 21, 2019, 9am PDT
The new Uber office in Dallas will be the company's largest employment hub outside of its San Francisco headquarters.
The Dallas Morning News
August 19, 2019, 12pm PDT
More than 40 percent of Dallas residents live within a half-mile of a park, but the school district and the city are working together with nonprofits to improve that figure.
The Dallas Morning News
July 15, 2019, 10am PDT
Formerly playing host to almost double the homeless population of Dallas, Houston has addressed the problem with some success over the past decade. Meanwhile, rising costs have fueled a growing crisis in Dallas.
The Texas Tribune
June 27, 2019, 2pm PDT
Walkable areas are more prosperous in cities all around the country, a report from Foot Traffic Ahead concludes.
Curbed
June 21, 2019, 1pm PDT
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is accusing Dallas of mismanagement of funds, and wants its money back.
The Dallas Morning News
June 10, 2019, 2pm PDT
The Dallas-area transit agency is partnering with other agencies to study driverless buses and their role in the future of transit systems.
Dallas News
May 19, 2019, 9am PDT
Apartments are abundant in the development pipeline of the Dallas-Forth Worth region—not just in the urban core, but in suburbs like Frisco, Carrollton, and Farmers Branch.
The Dallas Morning News
May 7, 2019, 7am PDT
The rapid economic growth of North Texas might not translate to economic mobility for many residents if the region can't better connect land use and transportation planning, according to this opinion piece.
The Dallas Morning News
March 20, 2019, 12pm PDT
The agency’s director wants to change the city’s transportation priorities and provide more mobility options to residents.
Next City
March 18, 2019, 2pm PDT
An explosion of upscale multifamily development in Texas cities reflects trends in the national housing market.
Curbed
March 5, 2019, 2pm PST
Carlos Aguilar, Texas Central president and CEO, comments on the changes to the San Francisco-to-Anaheim project announced last month by California Gov. Gavin Newsom, and why his project linking Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth will progress.
Texas Central
March 4, 2019, 7am PST
Dallas' street car lines were extensive before the age of the private car.
D Magazine
March 3, 2019, 7am PST
Dallas provides the setting for a deep exploration of shotgun houses. The city keeps knocking them down, but according to this architecture critic, they could play a key role in solving the city's affordable housing crisis.
The Dallas Morning News
January 30, 2019, 1pm PST
A plan to widen the Interstate 30 in Dallas is pitting state transportation officials, with ostensible goals to serve regional transportation needs, against local officials, who are more concerned with "neighborhood-centric ideals."
The Dallas Morning News
January 9, 2019, 10am PST
Trinity Metro ended up delaying the opening of the new TexRail line for five days—from Saturday, January 5, until Thursday, January 10.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram