Strategies for increasing affordability often involved trade-offs between various goals and impacts. It is important to consider all of these factors when evaluating potential solutions to unaffordability.
Regional planners and Dallas officials aren't confident that the area's highway-centric worldview (and budget) will change anytime soon. The city's competitiveness in the national job market may be on the line.
Cobb County has been enabled by the state to raise taxes to fund transit expansions. Early planning efforts are expected to face political headwinds in a region known for opposing both taxes and transit.