Urban Planning

DART Electrifies Transit with EV Charging Hubs at Stations in Southern Dallas and Glenn Heights

by | Aug 31, 2023
A new DART project can help commuters catch a train and a charge. Collaborating with the North Central Texas Council of Governments, DART has installed electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at its Illinois Station in Southern Dallas and at the Glenn Heights Park & Ride station.
Hip Hop
Hip Hop Architecture Camp Will Help Kids Find Their Rhythm in Dallas
by | Sep 14, 2018
The Hip Hop Architecture Camp will open its doors to Dallas students for the first time this fall.
The Altruists: North Texans Are Making Social Innovation Their Mission
by | Jan 26, 2018
From national nonprofits launched out of homes to game-changing ideas that have cultivated millions of dollars for the nonprofit sector, the region is a launch pad for numerous movers and shakers who are making a significant communal impact.
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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.
Paris Rutherford

Reshaping the Built Environment: Creating a Memorable Urban Form For DFW

by | Nov 28, 2017
DFW is grappling with the impact of urban sprawl. Real estate developer and planner Paris Rutherford outlines his ideas on remedying those effects.
urban Design
Greater Dallas Planning Council Names Urban Design Winners
by | Nov 16, 2017
The winners showed excellence and leadership in the areas of urban design and urban planning in the Dallas area.
Festival of Ideas
Big Ideas Emerge at Dallas Festival
by | Feb 23, 2016
There was no shortage of big ideas at this year's Festival of Ideas. The second annual event, held over two days at Dallas' Fair Park, was buzzing with excitement and creativity.
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Education: State of Innovation in Dallas-Fort Worth
by | Dec 15, 2015
Dallas Fort-Worth has committed to approaching its educational landscape with a focus on the 21st century.