The Loop

The Last Word: The Loop’s Executive Director on Opening the Hi Line Connector

by | Jul 11, 2024
Dallas is inching, walking, jogging, and pedaling its way toward completion of The Loop, a 50-mile, $135 million hike-and-bike trail that aims to connect people, neighborhoods, green spaces, and much more via a sweeping loop from White Rock Lake to the northeast to Oak Cliff and downtown Dallas and down south through the Trinity Forest before circling back northward again.
Green Space Visionary Arun Agarwal Embarks on Second Term as Dallas Park Board President
by | Oct 27, 2023
Dallas business leader Arun Agarwal's executive eye and passion for parks has driven strategic green space projects spurring growth and community. Milestones under his Dallas Park and Recreation Board leadership include Harwood Park, Parkdale Lake Park, Southern Gateway Park, the Cedar Crest Preserve land donation, and more.
The Last Word: Jeff Ellerman on Why Dallas’ 50-Mile Loop Will Become One Famous Trail
The Loop Dallas—a 50-mile, $120 million urban bike trail with a goal of uniting neighborhoods around much of the city’s core—is turning what Ellerman calls "a spaghetti map of trails" into one big soaring loop he says will one day be known by all.
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.

Three Southern Dallas Projects Awarded $21M in Federal RAISE Grants

by | Nov 23, 2021
$12 million will go toward building The Loop's Trinity Forest Spine Trail South Phase; $8.218 million will enhance mobility within the Southern Dallas County Inland Port, including the purchase of eight on-demand electric shuttles; and $900,000 will help connect communities across the Southern Gateway, from Oak Cliff to the forthcoming I-35 deck park to the Dallas Zoo and the Tenth Street Historic District.