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.
October 11, 2018, 2pm PDT
TEXRail, a commuter rail line connecting Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to downtown Fort Worth, is scheduled to begin service in several months. With it has come a surge of investment in transit-oriented development.
Fort Worth Business Press
August 1, 2018, 1pm PDT
Texas planners are eager for a six-minute trip between Fort Worth and Dallas. But the Dallas Morning News is wary of the hype.
May 20, 2018, 1pm PDT
Revisiting one day in 2012, a reporter finds that many of the Dallas-Fort Worth areas affected by the storms were barely inhabited 20 years ago.
April 9, 2018, 1pm PDT
Four miles of the 10-mile North Tarrant Express project opened to motorists on April 5. The $1.6 billion project, built by a public-private partnership working with TxDOT, includes rebuilding general purpose and frontage road lanes.
April 3, 2018, 1pm PDT
There are a lot of great places to celebrate in Texas, and the state chapter of the American Planning Association is in the second year of a program that calls attention to the role of planners in making them happen.
Great Places in Texas Announcement
January 5, 2018, 11am PST
Using the Urban Institute's Mapping America's Futures tool, the Kinder Institute overviews likely racial demographics in Texas and elsewhere by 2030.
September 11, 2017, 5am PDT
The happiness and quality of life or residents is often attached to their perception of the cleanliness of their city, according to this article.
August 6, 2017, 9am PDT
At the helm of a movement to think beyond concrete solutions to transportation challenges in North Texas are the mayors of Fort Worth, Grapevine, and Arlington.
April 25, 2017, 11am PDT
The Dallas-Fort Worth region is building multi-family housing a lot faster than anywhere else in the country, according to a recent report.
April 18, 2017, 9am PDT
Between 1990 and 2016, the Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area added more jobs than New York City. The overwhelming majority of the new jobs are located in the suburbs.
January 3, 2017, 6am PST
The Fort Worth Transportation Authority will get the federal funding assistance it needs to build the Tex Rail project.
July 8, 2016, 12pm PDT
Fort Worth residents will soon have a direct rail connection to the airport, similar to the one currently enjoyed by Dallas residents.
December 16, 2015, 7am PST
A public-private partnership could bring new development to some of the parking lots outside the home of the Texas Rangers. It's not the first grand plan to get floated for the ballpark's ancillary areas.
October 22, 2015, 6am PDT
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.
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.
August 18, 2014, 8am PDT
Called the "biggest accomplishment" in DART's 31-year history, city leaders are hoping the new airport connection brings more international cachet along with tourists, conventions, and investments in downtown.
June 20, 2014, 7am PDT
An article by Amy Crawford details the prospects of a plan to build a private rail connection between Houston and Dallas—the Texas Central Railway—that would be modeled on lines in Japan, and funded by Japanese interests.
March 28, 2014, 1pm PDT
The mayors of Dallas, Fort Worth, and Houston recently announced their support of a high-speed rail connection between the two metropolitan areas. The line would be privately funded.
August 19, 2013, 6am PDT
From the panhandle to the Gulf coast, cities across traditionally car-crazed Texas are building bike-share systems and expanding bike infrastructure to lure businesses, residents, and improve public health.