Texas

Yesterday
Google is positioning itself to take advantage of the local talent residing in and around Austin.
Austin American-Statesman
3 days ago
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is accusing Dallas of mismanagement of funds, and wants its money back.
The Dallas Morning News
4 days ago
Local governments didn't want the Texas State Legislature to approved HB 2439, but now the bill is officially law. Some communities worry that they can no longer control the aesthetics of new development.
NBC DFW
June 15, 2019, 7am PDT
Several alternative routes are still under consideration for a planned light rail route included in Houston's METRONext long-range transit plan, in progress ahead of a vote by residents in November.
Houston Chronicle
June 10, 2019, 2pm PDT
The Dallas-area transit agency is partnering with other agencies to study driverless buses and their role in the future of transit systems.
Dallas News
June 7, 2019, 9am PDT
Much of the state political leadership in Texas has been slow to accept the existence of climate change, much less the role of the state's economy, land use, and infrastructure planning in exacerbating the crisis. Maybe this will help wake them up?
My San Antonio
June 6, 2019, 9am PDT
The environmental impact report for the North Houston Highway Improvement Project is still underway, after 15 years of planning, but it's not too early to imagine the consequences of this massive project.
Rice Kinder Institute for Urban Research: The Urban Edge
June 3, 2019, 10am PDT
The state of Texas decided to preempt local traffic safety laws by banning all red light camera programs.
KVUE
Feature
May 27, 2019, 1pm PDT
An interview with Fort Worth Planning and Development Director Randle Harwood on the planning practices and ideas driving the future of one of the nation's fastest growing cities.
Josh Stephens
May 19, 2019, 9am PDT
Apartments are abundant in the development pipeline of the Dallas-Forth Worth region—not just in the urban core, but in suburbs like Frisco, Carrollton, and Farmers Branch.
The Dallas Morning News
May 15, 2019, 12pm PDT
Residents of Houston are less likely to think of flooding as a concern, or to think development should be prohibited in flood-prone areas, as in the years immediately following Hurricane Harvey.
Houston Chronicle
May 11, 2019, 1pm PDT
The city of Austin is using density bonus as an incentive for developers to include affordable housing in new developments.
Austin Monitor
May 10, 2019, 5am PDT
The march of progress continues.
Curbed
May 7, 2019, 7am PDT
The rapid economic growth of North Texas might not translate to economic mobility for many residents if the region can't better connect land use and transportation planning, according to this opinion piece.
The Dallas Morning News
May 5, 2019, 7am PDT
It might surprise people outside of Texas to hear about the progress of new, high quality bike infrastructure in the city of Houston.
Next City
May 4, 2019, 9am PDT
A highly anticipated analysis of public health outcomes caused by the proliferation of electric scooters has been released. Most of the reported are considered preventable.
CityLab
May 4, 2019, 7am PDT
When lean times hit, money for state parks is some of the first to get diverted to other purposes. A package of legislation proposed in the Texas State legislature would change that.
Houston Chronicle
April 26, 2019, 7am PDT
Ongoing research into the loss of coastal property assets has been expanded to the state of Texas.
Houston Chronicle
April 23, 2019, 9am PDT
A number of U.S. cities have set ambitious zero-waste goals, but reaching targets has been challenging. Turning waste into a viable commodity is one strategy to get materials out of the waste stream.
Next City
April 18, 2019, 12pm PDT
Current Texas law grants state representatives significant power over whether affordable developments receive federal tax credits. Controversially, several representatives have proposed the reduction of their own authority in that regard.
Next City