March 3, 2016, 9am PST
Three major American cities this week—San Francisco, Dallas, and Los Angeles—responded to the growing number of homeless living on the streets with sweeps, arrests, and seizures, respectively.
February 27, 2016, 5am PST
Despite its insistence that the technology would only target criminals, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) should reconsider using facial recognition software to address crime. The potential for abuse may be too high.
February 26, 2016, 8am PST
Dallas is a subject in a visual experiment titled "A City is a Poem."
February 14, 2016, 1pm PST
The city of Dallas recently approved a new Parks and Recreation Comprehensive Plan and the city's first Recreation Master Plan. The comp plan updated the previous Renaissance Plan.
January 25, 2016, 6am PST
Pitched as a necessary addition to reduce congestion on interstates 30 and 35E as they pass Downtown Dallas, the Trinity Parkway is likely to induce one million additional vehicle miles traveled a day.
January 18, 2016, 1pm PST
A Dallas area writer finds parallels between the city’s planning processes and the New Years’ resolution practices of most human beings.
January 5, 2016, 8am PST
Developers and policy makers alike are looking for more certainty when it comes to affordable housing in the city of Dallas.
December 21, 2015, 10am PST
With sidewalks in disrepair and shabby looking trees, Dallas has turned to planning and design firm NBBJ to create a new master plan for its Arts District.
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.
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.
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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.