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Transportation

DART Begins Restoring Bus Service As It Works Through Hiring Problem

DART spent years overhauling its bus system, but a driver shortage delayed it even further. Now, the agency is beginning to restore all of its routes to normal.
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Podcasts

New Podcast: Mark Lamster Argues for Redesigning Dealey Plaza

The paper’s architecture critic has an idea to reshape Dealey Plaza, providing for better connectivity and pedestrian infrastructure while memorializing the tragedies that happened there.
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Local News

A Video and More Details About the Forthcoming 50-Acre Trail in East Dallas

Creekside Park will be a soft-surface mountain biking trail and skills park a mile from White Rock Lake that will only be accessible by foot or on two wheels.
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Urbanism

Dallas: The City That Hates Pedestrians, Pt. 46

Even the downspouts are out to get you in downtown.
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Urbanism

How Dallas Should Fix Dealey Plaza

It's time to focus on people, not cars.

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Local News

The Future of West Oak Cliff Is in the City Council’s Hands

As development pushes south from Bishop Arts, the City Council has an opportunity to improve a neighborhood for the people who live there now—and help keep them there as new ones come.
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Local News

The Conclusion of Bitter Elm Thicket Zoning Battle Leaves Dallas With Lessons

Legacy residents won a contentious zoning battle that limits the scale and style of new developments in the historically Black neighborhood of Elm Thicket. The city of Dallas, meanwhile, has a lot to learn.
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Urbanism

The City Planner Comes to Uptown: A Conversation With Author and Designer Jeff Speck

Uptown Dallas Inc. welcomes the author of one of the most popular city planning books to talk about what could be Dallas’ most walkable neighborhood.
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Local News

Meet the New Group Opposing TxDOT’s Plan for I-345

More Neighbors Dallas is building a coalition to get city officials to ask the state to pause and further research removing the highway before proceeding with a plan to bury it.
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Urbanism

Q&A: Is the Answer to Dallas’ Housing Shortage In—GASP!—Houston?

The author M. Nolan Gray recently published a book that argues cities should use other mechanisms beyond zoning to manage development and encourage more housing. Could the answer to our problems be 200 miles south?