Texas

1 hour ago
In medium-sized cities and suburban areas, it's simply easier to drive your own car in most cases. But shared rides might still have a chance to catch on.
Mobility Lab
Yesterday
The Texas Senate has approved Senate Bill 2, which would require a vote to raise property taxes beyond 5 percent—lowered from the current threshold of 8 percent.
Dallas News
2 days ago
A seemingly innocuous idea for water recreation has turned into a legal headache for the city of Dallas. Still, the Army Corps of Engineers isn't budging on its declaration of the river as navigable.
The Dallas Morning News
3 days ago
What happens when SXSW stops being polite, and starts getting real?
Next City
March 17, 2017, 6am PDT
One of the nuggets of significance in the Trump Administration's budget draft indicates the president's seriousness about building a wall on the border between the United States and Mexico.
The Wall Street Journal
March 15, 2017, 12pm PDT
Stormwater and cities don't mix. Stormwater and nature, however, are well suited for each other.
Houston Chronicle
March 14, 2017, 7am PDT
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is treading a fine line between supporting the economy of oil-sands dependent western Canada and fighting climate change, as impossible as that might sound. His efforts were rewarded by the energy industry.
CBC News
March 14, 2017, 6am PDT
Transportation network companies cannot duplicate transit service in outlying communities, argues Ryan Young.
The Daily Texan
March 10, 2017, 12pm PST
In an attempt to remove homeless people from underpasses, Houston Mayor proposes legislation to make it a misdemeanor to put up such structures.
Next City
March 9, 2017, 10am PST
Houston bike advocates were hoping the City Council would act on the city's first new bike plan since 1993. Instead, the plan will have to wait while councilmembers decide about how to approach funding for the plan's proposed projects.
Houston Public Media
March 4, 2017, 5am PST
After a long survey process, Austin looking to update its transit system focusing on frequency on its busiest routes.
Capital Metro Blog
March 3, 2017, 9am PST
Texas cities are home to many half pipes and grind rails, but Dallas lags behind other cities in the region.
Dallas Morning News
March 2, 2017, 1pm PST
Demolitions in residential neighborhoods have increased quickly in Austin, as property owners upgrade their homes to contemporary layouts. Community Impact newspaper investigates the trend.
Community Impact Newspaper
February 28, 2017, 9am PST
Unlike the nation's more well-known high-speed rail project in California, the 205 miles-per-hour, Dallas-to-Houston bullet train will be almost entirely privately financed. How is that possible?
Dallas News
February 27, 2017, 2pm PST
The California high-speed rail project is not alone in confronting legal and political obstacles. The main issue in Texas that has aroused opposition to the privately financed, 240-mile Dallas to Houston bullet train is the use of eminent domain.
The Texas Tribune
February 27, 2017, 12pm PST
Denver and Austin were finalists in the competition. Since then, they've found ways to implement their ideas.
Governing
February 27, 2017, 10am PST
Diverting billions of dollars of sales tax revenue from the state's general fund to the Texas Department of Transportation is taking a toll on other programs that lawmakers must fund.
The Texas Tribune
February 22, 2017, 7am PST
A Dallas non-profit has sued Texas Governor Greg Abbott over what it calls a blatantly racist law that allows landlords to refuse payment in federal housing vouchers.
The Dallas Morning News
February 20, 2017, 1pm PST
The city of Austin is looking for ways to keep all eyes on the state capitol building.
Austin Monitor
February 10, 2017, 2pm PST
City officials in Houston have shown little regard for the safety of its people when they're walking outside, argues an op-ed in the Houston Chronicle.
The Houston Chronicle