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Smart City Boost: Agency Adds Broadband to its Transportation Solutions Toolkit

by | Apr 13, 2022

Most anyone who has been commuting to work over the past two years has likely noticed a decrease in traffic.

Brookings Institution noted that metro traffic congestion was cut in half after COVID-19 hit in 2020, attributing it largely to employees working virtually from home, and more flexible work schedules (though government stay-at-home orders figured prominently as well)....

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See How the Dallas International District Is Taking Shape, from a ‘People Mover’ to a 20-Acre Park to Smart Cities Tech and More
by | Mar 17, 2022
From demolished mall to global destination, a plan 10 years in the making aims to turn the Valley View-Galleria area into an international center for businesses of all sizes. Here's a new look at what it could offer—and how it could spur dynamic growth in Dallas for decades to come.
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Fort Worth’s Panther Island Dream Gets More Real with $403M Federal Funding
by | Jan 21, 2022
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced plans Wednesday to spend $403 million on the final design and build of a 1.5-mile flood-control bypass channel, which will reroute part of the Trinity River near downtown Fort Worth—and create Panther Island. Fort Worth hopes the 800-acre island will become a massive housing and mixed-use entertainment and recreational district, connecting downtown Fort Worth to the city’s cultural district and the Stockyards.
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New Dallas International District to Turn Valley View-Galleria Area Into Global Showplace
by | Jan 4, 2022
Get ready for worlds to collide: With a plan 10 years in the making, Dallas' new International District will provide a unique home for international businesses of all sizes—along with a new 20-acre central park, international festivals, community gatherings, and a nearby PreK-12 STEAM International Academy being built by the Dallas ISD.

Funded by a public-private partnership, the district is also a testing ground for innovation with a civic smart zone and automated people mover.
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CECAP: Dallas Gears Up for Net-Zero Energy Construction

by | Oct 14, 2020
This summer, the Dallas City Council approved an environmental action plan that makes it a requirement for new commercial facilities starting in 2030.
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