December 11, 2015, 10am PST
The average water main in Dallas is 42 years old, and the costs of updating the city's water mains are estimated at $55 million a year. The problem: Dallas doesn’t even know where to start.
December 7, 2015, 10am PST
At critical points, Dallas' streetcar system runs without overhead cables. Two batteries underneath the car store enough power to propel the train across a mile-long bridge.
November 25, 2015, 8am PST
Four major cities in Texas are either considering or constructing convention center upgrades.
Community Impact Newspaper
November 22, 2015, 9am PST
The age-old competition between cities to attract convention business is getting its latest public debate in Dallas, where stakeholders are preparing a proposal to bring the city's convention center into the modern era.
November 19, 2015, 9am PST
The city of Dallas got the memo about the benefits of converting one-way streets to two-ways. Two streets in the Victory Park neighborhood will be reconfigured this weekend.
November 11, 2015, 1pm PST
The big, contentious question of contemporary downtowns is under consideration in Dallas: Is there too much parking or not enough parking?
October 30, 2015, 11am PDT
Transit Oriented Development projects around the country are still facing suburban-style parking requirements.
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.
October 20, 2015, 7am PDT
As Houston, Dallas and other sun belt cities build out their light-rail systems, some are asking if the investment is worth it.
October 19, 2015, 7am PDT
Dallas and Houston's expanding light rail systems are helping boost economic development as new commercial and residential development sprouts up around transit stations.
October 17, 2015, 11am PDT
A report commissioned by Texas Central Partners is the first to calculate the potential economic benefit of a proposed privately developed high-speed rail connection between Houston and Dallas.
October 13, 2015, 10am PDT
Local officials, planners, and other civic leaders have joined together to look at how the city can bring neighborhoods split by freeways back together again.
October 7, 2015, 6am PDT
In what is described as a "Penn Station moment," Dallas has approved a demolition delay ordinance for historic buildings downtown. This is an uncharacteristic victory for preservation.
October 6, 2015, 5am PDT
According to one Dallas suburbanite, the American lawn is a "decadent and unsustainable totem[s] of middle-class prosperity."
October 5, 2015, 12pm PDT
A hearing on pedestrian infrastructure in Dallas—which is proving exceptionally deadly this year—reveals the sharp political divide on how to make streets safe for walking.
September 28, 2015, 9am PDT
The Dallas Morning News argues for a full and complete visioning process for a park along the Trinity River in Dallas.
September 26, 2015, 11am PDT
Not all bicycle infrastructure is created equal. Dallas planners are working to find new ways to build protected bike lanes instead of sharrows and other half-measures.
September 16, 2015, 7am PDT
Cities traditionally thought of as car-centric are putting ambitious light rail plans at the center of ambitious plans for transit.
September 11, 2015, 6am PDT
The Dallas City Council has given preliminary approval to a proposed light rail line, currently called D2, which would add service capacity to the downtown core.
September 7, 2015, 5am PDT
The Dallas Morning News thinks it's safe to say that no city in the United States compares to the ambition of Dallas when it comes to planning for rail transportation.