A NASA illustration depicts the idea of a future air taxi hovering over a municipal vertiport. [Rendering: NASA/Lillian Gipson and Kyle Jenkins]

‘Checkmate’ on Highway Congestion? Planning Agency, NASA Team Up To Introduce Airborne Drones, Taxis To Relieve DFW Traffic Jams

by | Jun 14, 2021
The North Central Texas Council of Governments and NASA are working on long-term transportation plans, from delivery drones to passenger-carrying air taxis.

The Advanced Urban Air Mobility NASA partnership is one of many irons NCTCOG has in the fire to improve traffic flow in one of the fastest-growing regions in the nation.
Transportation Revolution: Experts Tackle How a High-Flying Future Could Affect Us All
PANEL | From unlimited rideshare to flying taxis, The Hyperloop to automated vehicles, Industry experts discuss how the future of transportation will impact real estate in Dallas-Fort Worth.
R&D: UNTHSC Finds Hope for Sight-Stealing Eye Disease, UTA Engineers Stronger Walls with Recycled Plastic
by | Oct 12, 2018
Also, you'll learn how Galderma has boosted its R&D investment and boosted its clinical trials. Here are some of the research projects underway in North Texas that could make lives better.
Planning to the People:
How CityMap Democratized Urban Design
by | May 16, 2017
Urban planners, transportation experts, activists, and citizens have banded together for a plan designed to embrace both transportation needs and livability of the neighborhoods surrounding Downtown Dallas.

Grant Enables Drone Use for Highway, Rail Inspections

by | Dec 2, 2016
The University of Texas at Arlington received a $388,000 TxDOT grant for use on the two-year project.
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Oh, Canada: Minister Promotes Trade in DFW
by | Jun 21, 2016
The Quebec minister of innovation, science and economic development visits Dallas to promote trade and support an innovative Canadian trucking company that has opened a Dallas office.
I-345 in Dallas, Texas. CityMap study released by Texas Department of Transportation. Photo by Quincy Preston.
CityMAP Plots Transformational Path for Downtown Highways
by | Jun 10, 2016
The study, released by TxDOT on Friday suggest changes to the downtown highway systems that encourage development and the rekindling of neighborhood connections.
Dallas Startup Week: Is Transportation Up to Speed?
by | Apr 14, 2016
The future of how we get around includes more sensor technology and on-demand ride services.