Texas

23 hours ago
With a Dallas-Houston bullet train proposal proceeding apace, a complementary idea is now on the table: a multimodal transit hub linking Amtrak, transit, and even Hyperloop.
D Magazine
Yesterday
Driven by foreign demand, a surge in West Texas oil production is having adverse effects on the local populace, and contributes to climate change at a crucial moment.
The Texas Tribune
3 days ago
TEXRail, a commuter rail line connecting Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to downtown Fort Worth, is scheduled to begin service in several months. With it has come a surge of investment in transit-oriented development.
Fort Worth Business Press
5 days ago
A bond referendum on the November ballot would help Austin increase its supply of affordable housing.
Next City
6 days ago
Despite the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey, builders and buyers alike are sustaining a market for new construction on land likely to get flooded again.
The Houston Chronicle
October 2, 2018, 8am PDT
Austin scooter traffic is rising, so why not make room for them?
Austin On Your Feet
September 27, 2018, 7am PDT
Amherst Holdings, a large-scale single family landlord, has rolled out a subsidiary to buy and renovate houses for resale.
Bloomberg
September 25, 2018, 12pm PDT
One of San Antonio's most appealing and popular neighborhoods has been rezoned to allow for more urban infill developments.
San Antonio Express-News
September 24, 2018, 11am PDT
A hydroponic farm on the grounds of the Texas State Fair helps residents in the food deserts of South Dallas.
The Dallas Morning News
September 21, 2018, 11am PDT
With a plan to build a Trinity Toll Road a thing of the past, there are now two plans for parks along the Trinity River. One would "rewild" the watershed.
D Magazine
September 20, 2018, 11am PDT
A chance to participate in a lottery, which gets winners on a waitlist for federal housing assistance, pops up on the calendar as frequently as the Summer Olympics.
KUT
September 19, 2018, 2pm PDT
Aided by state, local, and private support, the University of Texas at San Antonio is planning a major expansion of its footprint in downtown San Antonio.
San Antonio Express News
September 12, 2018, 10am PDT
Several cities in West Texas have a long history in wastewater reclamation, even using the water for drinking, due to the Texas drought. El Paso aims to build the nation's largest advanced purification project for direct water reuse.
Quartz
September 11, 2018, 8am PDT
Two downtown-adjacent neighborhoods would no longer require parking for new developments under a proposal under consideration in the city of Houston.
Streetsblog USA
September 10, 2018, 8am PDT
A feature article at the major local daily newspaper in Houston tackles traffic safety and puts the onus on engineers, police, and politicians to come to terms with the destruction they've wrought.
Houston Chronicle
September 10, 2018, 6am PDT
The 311-acre Phil Hardberger Park, opened in San Antonio in 2010, is bifurcated by the Wurzbach Parkway. A new landbridge will connect both sides of the park.
San Antonio Express-News
September 8, 2018, 1pm PDT
CityLab University tackles a widely misunderstood concept: induced demand.
CityLab
September 4, 2018, 1pm PDT
As the Dallas City Council prepares to vote this month on a general fund budget, the future of bike lanes is not looking good.
The Dallas Morning News
September 2, 2018, 9am PDT
Revitalization plans for the Alamo Plaza are moving forward, controversially, in San Antonio. The hope is to have investments complete by the 300th anniversary of the Alamo in 2024.
San Antonio Express-News
August 31, 2018, 12pm PDT
A political decision by the Texas Transportation Commission last December to drop projects which included toll lanes was thought to doom 15 road expansions from their 10-year capital plan, but some will go forward with HOV as opposed to HOT lanes.
Austin American-Statesman