Trinity River

‘Where Nature Meets Dallas’: Plans Unveiled for $325M Harold Simmons Park Along Trinity River

by | Dec 7, 2023
For decades, Dallas has dreamed of a transformational park along the Trinity River near downtown Dallas. This week, the Trinity Park Conservancy announced that a groundbreaking will finally happen in 2024. The 250-acre Harold Simmons Park will offer community-uniting nature, a stunning playground with towers and tube slides, a prairie walk, a two-acre bike and skate park, overlooks with views of the greenway and the city skyline, and more.
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Corps of Engineers Steers $20M More to Fort Worth’s Panther Island Project
by | Mar 13, 2023
The project aims to reroute part of the Trinity River near downtown Fort Worth and create Panther Island—which the city hopes will become a massive housing and mixed-use entertainment and recreational district. The new 2023 funding is on top of $403 million already allocated to the project as part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law of 2022.
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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 Water Coalition Launched to Invest in Conservation Efforts for the Upper Trinity River
by | Mar 22, 2021
A group of industry, nonprofit, and governmental organizations—including Texan by Nature, Molson Coors, Coca-Cola, Frito-Lay and PepsiCo, and Keurig Dr Pepper—have formed the Texas Water Action Collaborative to improve the water quantity and quality of the Trinity River.
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New Urbanism: Plans That are Changing the Landscape of DFW

Here are examples of how DFW is embracing human-scaled urban design.
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Grab Your Camera & Snap Photos of the Trinity River Corridor
by | Aug 16, 2017
To be eligible for the city of Dallas' annual contest, photos must be taken this year between Jan. 1-Oct. 15. 
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SMU STEM Academy Launches DISD Teachers to New Heights
by | Jun 26, 2017
This summer, Dallas ISD teachers are going to school — learning ways to increase student interest in STEM subjects.
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UTA Dean: Trinity River ‘Linear District’ Would be DFW Hub
by | Feb 16, 2017
The river would be the "magnetic core" to all the great institutions and attributes that Dallas-Fort Worth has to offer.
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