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Transportation

Pump the Brakes: Autonomous Rideshare Cruise Puts Dallas Launch on Hold

After an autonmous vehicle in San Francisco dragged a pedestrian when it failed to stop, Cruise is taking a nationwide "autonomous driving operations pause."
Paul Carden and Caleb Robert
Urbanism

South Dallas Has a Traffic Problem

There isn’t enough of it. Two guys with big brains say the highways funnel all the money north.
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Transportation

Love Field Airport Now Hosts Turo—the ‘Airbnb for Cars’

DFW Airport filed a suit against Turo in September 2022, hoping to more heavily regulate, or cease, its operations. The other airport in Dallas has opted to let the car-share platform work under its current model.
Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture
Urbanism

Why Dallas Should Not Fear Its Past

This essay, from 1982, explores Dallas’ unemotional march into the future. Even then, it was apparent the city had little interest in preserving the buildings of its past.
By Bill Porterfield
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Golf

The Lessons Dallas Can Learn from Cedar Crest’s Legendary Greens

Ira Molayo grew up playing Cedar Crest. Now he runs the golf course, designed by a legend of the game and owned by the city of Dallas. It could be a national treasure—if only the city would stop killing the grass.
By Curt Sampson
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Person of Interest

The Man Behind The Loop, a 50-Mile Trail Coming Soon to Dallas

Philip Hiatt Haigh, the executive director of the Circuit Trail Conservancy, tells all about the newest bike trail that will be winding its way through Dallas in 2026. Plus, a little bit of relationship advice.
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Urbanism

Downtown Dallas Inc. Hires New President and CEO

Jennifer Scripps will step down from her current post as the director of arts and culture for the city of Dallas to join DDI in April.
Sundance Square
Publications

State of DFW 2021

A Regional Economic Development Update
By D Partner Studio
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Dallas History

In the Name of Progress: What Dallas Has Taken from the Black Community

Fair Park is not an outlier. Local, state, and federal agencies have taken property from Black Dallasites for everything from highway expansions to airports.
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Dallas History

The Fair Park Lie

Fifty years ago, Dallas officials forced 300 families out of their homes, promising improvements the whole city would enjoy. The real plan: replace Black people with concrete.
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