Posts Tagged ‘Trinity River’

A Walk in the Parks: Study Notes Dallas’ Efforts to Improve its Existing Greenspace

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Even before Dallas builds a smart park in the West End, improvements to the city’s existing parks have garnered national attention from The Trust for Public Land.

The study released Wednesday shows that 60 percent of Dallas residents live within

New Urbanism: Plans That are Changing the Landscape of DFW

Posted by Dallas Innovates

You’ve probably heard the term New Urbanism, but what is it, and how are Dallas-Fort Worth cities embracing the concept?

New Urbanisim is all about human-scaled urban design.

It’s an approach to planning and development that is based on the …

Grab Your Camera & Snap Photos of the Trinity River Corridor

Posted by Heather Noel

There’s still time to submit your best photo in and around the Trinity River for the city of Dallas’ annual contest.

The Trinity River Photo Contest invites youth, amateur, and professional photographers to capture images within the Trinity River Corridor. …

SMU STEM Academy Launches DISD Teachers to New Heights

Posted by Mallory Houser

This summer, Dallas ISD teachers are experiencing a new approach to professional development, unleashing their inner student spirits. 

In an effort to increase students’ interest and success in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics coursework, Southern Methodist University has collaborated with …

UTA Dean: Trinity River ‘Linear District’ Would be DFW Hub

Posted by Lance Murray

The Trinity River winds through the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, and Nan Ellin, dean of the College of Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Arlington, has an interesting idea about how the …

Panther Island Project Lands $526M Federal Boost

Posted by Kerry Curry

The Trinity River Vision — Fort Worth’s plan for an urban oasis — got a huge boost recently when Congress approved $526 million in funding for the first phase of the innovative project.

KERA explains how the vision, slated for …