Posts Tagged ‘transportation’

DFW Transportation Group Says it’s Exploring Hyperloop as Option to Connect Area Cities

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Ultra-high speed hyperloop transportation technology is on the table for a high-speed corridor connecting Dallas, Arlington, and Fort Worth per the Dallas-Fort Worth Regional Transportation Council.

“The RTC is all about bringing innovation to the transportation system in the Dallas-Fort

Business as Mutual: Leaders Talk Collaborations in Social Innovation, Blockchain & AI

Posted by Dallas Innovates

Collaboration and partnerships are the lifeblood of business and innovation, and the Dallas-Fort Worth region has diversity that drives collaboration from a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem to a strong enterprise base to wide-ranging educational opportunities.     

“Business as usual” represents the status …

Stan Deal on Why Boeing Global Services Chose Plano in its ‘Quest to Disrupt’ Aerospace

Posted by Lance Murray

Boeing Global Services opened its headquarters in Plano last year with a lot of media attention, and a focus on meeting the needs of government, space, and commercial customers around the globe. President and CEO Stan Deal took time from

North Texas, Start Your (Electric) Engines

Posted by Dave Moore

Political and policy leaders are hoping that some of Texas’ $209 million Volkswagen so-called “Dieselgate” settlement can be used to help move drivers away from internal combustion, and toward electric-powered vehicles.

“We have an opportunity to make a …

Dallas’ Transplace Joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance, Gains Board Seat

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Transplace, a Dallas-based transportation management services and logistics company with offices across North America, announced it has joined the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA).

Its chief technology officer, Mike Dieter, will sit on the group’s Standards Council Board of Directors.…

TSA Names DFW Airport Innovation Test Site for New Security Ideas

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport has been assigned an active role in the future of the nation’s transportation system. 

Last week, the Transportation Security Administration announced the world’s fourth-busiest airport in terms of operations has been designated as an official …

Bullet Train Terminal Would Put Dallas’ The Cedars on Track to Economic Boon

Posted by Lance Murray

The Cedars neighborhood south of downtown Dallas is one of the city’s first and most-historic areas, one that has suddenly been thrust into a highly visible, prominent place in the city’s future.

Monday’s announcement by Texas Central Partners that it …

Fast Company Searching For World Changers to Honor

Posted by Heather Noel

Fast Company is seeking to honor people making a difference in its World Changing Ideas Awards. 

The second annual awards will highlight ideas, projects, or products that “have the potential to alter the lives of people and the direction of …

Dallas Car Lending Nonprofit Shifts into Fast Lane With National Growth Plans

Posted by Heather Noel

Owning a car has given Jessica Wu a freedom she’d never had before.

When the native of Hainan, China first arrived in the U.S., she had no personal income, no driver’s license, nor friends to call her own. Her now …

Q+A: Dallas-led AECOM Group Named Winner in Hyperloop Contest

Posted by Heather Noel

Dallas Innovates Q+A (Images: Istockphoto)Want to turn that hours-long commute into mere minutes?

That’s the promise of a futuristic mode of travel sending passengers gliding at speeds up to 700 mph through a reduced pressure tube via magnetic levitation. Current estimates would cut travel …