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Coronavirus

Urban Density and Public Health

Data shows that equity is a more consistent predictor of infections than density. Here's why that matters.
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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
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Commercial Real Estate

Dallas’ Growth Demands a Dialogue on Density

On a purely economic basis, density is much more efficient, says StreetLights Residential SVP Bob Voelker. Here's why.
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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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Sprawl

Dallas’ Challenge: Creating Walkable Neighborhoods Without Leaving Communities Behind

A study on the region’s 38 “WalkUPs” puts data to the city’s struggles toward adding affordable housing and efficient public transit to its most desirable neighborhoods.
By Shawn Shinneman

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Commercial Real Estate

Don’t Write Off the Value of Modest Apartment Buildings

"Starchitecture" is great, but humble buildings lay the foundation for future growth in our city's neighborhoods.
By Katy Slade
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Commercial Real Estate

CRE Opinion: Solving Affordable Housing

The Dallas of the future will be denser, less geared to automobiles, and more geared to mass transit and walkable neighborhoods.
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Local News

Can Dallas Become a Bike City?

There is evidence out there to show it's possible.
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Lower Greenville

Why Dallas Lags Behind the New Urban Renaissance

Despite Dallas’ long-held dreams of civic grandeur, the region has evolved into a place defined by what architect Andrés Duany describes as “the gravity of mediocrity."