Texas

11 hours ago
As the Department of the Interior auctions off 'vast swaths' of American wilderness to oil and gas companies, fiscal conservatives and conservationists alike wonder if it’s the right thing at the right time.
Houston Chronicle
Yesterday
Not only does the plan promise more affordable housing, it’s also supposed to deliver “access to more upwardly mobile communities."
Next City
5 days ago
Houston finally has the funding in place to work toward its vision for a bike-friendly city.
Houston Chronicle
6 days ago
CapMetro's plan calls for high-capacity transit but does not specify whether that will mean a train or bus rapid transit.
The Daily Texan
6 days ago
Between 2000 and 2016, developers spent more than $10 billion on apartment construction in more than half of the country's largest cities.
Dallas News
6 days ago
Pacific Plaza will the fourth park built in the center of the city in the last decade, and there are still plans for three more.
Dallas Morning News
April 16, 2018, 7am PDT
A columnist in Austin is reminded of the early days of ride hailing companies. How did that work out for taxis?
Austin American-Statesman
April 12, 2018, 1pm PDT
The Dallas City Council is currently pondering a very contemporary question: how far should the city go in regulating dockless bikeshare companies?
Smart Cities Dive
April 9, 2018, 1pm PDT
Four miles of the 10-mile North Tarrant Express project opened to motorists on April 5. The $1.6 billion project, built by a public-private partnership working with TxDOT, includes rebuilding general purpose and frontage road lanes.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
April 9, 2018, 11am PDT
The Dallas neighborhood of Deep Ellum is the city's answer to SoHo in New York, the Mission in San Francisco, or the Arts District in Los Angeles—once gritty, now trendy.
Dallas News
April 9, 2018, 6am PDT
It was the city's "first major regulatory response" to Hurricane Harvey.
Houston Chronicle
April 7, 2018, 1pm PDT
The Dallas apartment building 'boom' is occurring in places like Frisco, Allen, and McKinney.
Dallas News
April 5, 2018, 2pm PDT
Despite the increasing number and intensity of natural disasters, some vulnerable states are relaxing building regulations and leaving the federal government to pick up the tab when tragedy strikes again.
Bloomberg
April 5, 2018, 11am PDT
The Galveston Park Board of Trustees is looking to add some bells and whistles to an already popular destination.
Houston Chronicle
April 3, 2018, 1pm PDT
There are a lot of great places to celebrate in Texas, and the state chapter of the American Planning Association is in the second year of a program that calls attention to the role of planners in making them happen.
Great Places in Texas Announcement
April 3, 2018, 10am PDT
Dan Vock of Governing takes a broad look at congestion pricing, beginning with the success of Virginia's 66 Express Lanes, the ones where tolls initially topped $40. Notwithstanding complaints, managed lanes are spreading, but challenges remain.
Governing
April 2, 2018, 2pm PDT
Construction is wrapping up on a new high-rise residential tower cleverly dubbed Catalyst, signifying a shift in urban living in the city of Houston.
Houston Chronicle
March 28, 2018, 7am PDT
A new report finds that Houston might not be holding private partners accountable for promised infrastructure improvements.
Houston Chronicle
March 27, 2018, 7am PDT
The state of Texas gives an early indication of the potential scale of the new Opportunity Zones program—an emerging program that will be rolling out across the country in the coming days and weeks.
Urban Edge
March 26, 2018, 12pm PDT
The most recent post-Harvey proposal would mean the city could endure enormous rain events, but so far it's not clear who would pay for it.
Houston Chronicle