Dallas Forms Business Climate Leadership Group to Accelerate Climate Action

by | Dec 19, 2022
In a partnership with the City-Business Climate Alliance, the newly formed group met last month to begin pursuing initiatives aimed at climate targets in line with the Paris Agreement. Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson says the alliance will "help establish Dallas and its businesses as national leaders in implementing data-driven climate solutions to promote a vibrant, healthy, and resilient city.”
Dallas Is Pedaling Toward a New Citywide Bike Plan
by | Nov 2, 2022
The city of Dallas has a Bike Plan—but it was written in 2011. Now, after creating 67 miles of bike lanes across the city, Dallas is working on an updated bicycle master plan that lays out future bike and roadway improvement needs. “We want to build connected bicycle routes that help you safely get from your home to your work, school, parks, and other destinations,” the city said in a statement.
Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Discusses Parallel Crises Facing City, Looks to the Future
by | Dec 11, 2020
During Eric Johnson’s term as Mayor of Dallas, he's had to respond to two major crises so far: the ongoing pandemic and an increase in violent crime. Mayor Johnson addressed these issues in The Year-End Conversation and also touched on initiatives to develop Dallas’ workforce and transform the city into a destination for startup companies.

State of Public Education: ‘We Really Need Our Business Partners to Know How Important This Is,’ says RISD Leader

by | Sep 29, 2020
State and regional education leaders discussed sustained investment in public education, COVID-19 response, and next steps in the virtual 2020 State of Public Education event.
Follow the Money: Investment Pushes Ryan to $1.1B Valuation, D.R. Horton Invests in Startup That 3-D Prints Homes
by | Oct 18, 2018
You'll also find news from Oncor to ORIX, and from Cambium Learning Group to Anblicks and Good Returns. Here are notable funding and acquisition deals with North Texas ties.
Follow the Money: Veryable Raises $1.7M, BILT Gets $250K of $1M Offering
by | Mar 8, 2018
From an on-demand labor marketplace to a 3D assembly instruction app, here are some of the latest capital raises, mergers, and acquisitions with North Texas ties.
smart cities
Smart Cities Summit: The World as We Will Come to Know it
by | May 17, 2017
Experts at the summit made their predictions for what is coming by 2025 at the Visionaries Roundtable.
shark week

3 Things: Startup Takes Bite Out of Shark Week

by | Jun 20, 2016
Today's stories include an app for Shark Week , a green approach to saving on electricity, and a device that could help the average person become a farmer.