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DART’s Predicament: Give Away $215 Million or Chip Away at Its Own Expected Shortfall

Our public transportation system has over $200 million in excess sales tax revenue. Staff is considering giving that money to its member cities, but the agency has its own house to worry about, too.
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Coronavirus

How Much Can Public Transit Be Blamed for COVID-19 Outbreaks?

Studies have shown that public transit may not be a 'superspreader,' but that doesn't mean that there's no risk.
By Peter Simek
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Commercial Real Estate

Dallas Finally Seeks to Take Active Role In Transit-Oriented Development

The city will study what land use policies and financial incentives are best suited to help realize one of DART's long-promised benefits
By Peter Simek
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Urbanism

A New Study on Car-Free Living Says It’s Hard to Go Carless in Dallas

We aren’t great at public transit or bike paths or sidewalks, and we love to drive.
By Shawn Shinneman
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Transportation

Arlington Gets New Public Transit Next Month. Kind Of.

Once the largest city in the country with no public transit, Arlington is set to dump its one bus route. Coming in its place? A new ridesharing service called Via.

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Is NCTCOG Staff Dictating Regional Transportation Policy? Ctd.

Unfair Park doubled down on coverage of the looming influence of North Texas' most powerful bureaucrat, NCTCOG transportation director Michael Morris, who, as Jim Schutze puts it in his piece, can wave "a magic wand that makes land values in one place soar and values in another crater." Who is Morris ...
By Peter Simek