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Dallas In 2022

Will Dallas Finally Fix Its Affordable Housing Problem in 2022?

The pandemic offered a stark reminder of how many Dallas residents are living on the edge. Does the city finally have the will—and tools—to fix that?
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Local News

The City of Dallas Is Putting Parking Spots in Its Crosshairs

The city requires developments provide parking spots based on ratios created in the 1960s. It has been researching what will happen if that changes. How far will Dallas go?
Local Government

Leading Off (12/10/21)

That new Mach-Hommy is a gift, isn't it?
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Crime

Dallas Police Steal* $100,000 from Woman at Love Field

Texas law allows law enforcement to seize property without providing evidence of wrongdoing. That needs to change.

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Local Government

Dallas Bike Lane Infrastructure Overhaul Gains Momentum, But Will It Be Enough?

On Wednesday, the City Council votes on hiring a consultant to update its decade-old bike plan. And a new committee will be established to keep the process on track.
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Local Government

Under DART’s New Bus Plan, Some Riders Face Difficult Trips Between Stops

The transit agency’s new plan doubles down on reliability and frequency, but it also means that riders may have a trot ahead of them.
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Livable Cities

City Manager T.C. Broadnax: ‘I Don’t Have Much Joy in My Life’

That and other takeaways from Downtown Dallas Inc.’s annual luncheon.
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Local Government

Did You Know There Is an Election Happening? Here Is What’s on the Ballot

Nobody is up for election, but there are eight changes to the state constitution that voters are being asked to weigh in on. And very few have done it so far.
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Local Government

Dallas Council Gets an Update on How the City Plans to Fix Its Broken Permitting Process

The city failed its business community during the pandemic, risking the future of businesses like Community Beer Co. (Spoiler: It’s back in business, but barely.)