LAN team to conduct Dallas HSR station area planning study

LAN team to conduct Dallas HSR station area planning study

January 10th, 2017 by

The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), the metropolitan planning organization for the Dallas-Fort Worth Region, selected the Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam (LAN) team to conduct a High-Speed Rail (HSR) station area planning study in downtown Dallas.

U.S. DOT announces $499 million grant agreement to build TEX Rail

U.S. DOT announces $499 million grant agreement to build TEX Rail

December 16th, 2016 by

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration announced a $499.39 million federal grant agreement with the Fort Worth Transportation Authority to build TEX Rail, a commuter rail line between downtown Fort Worth and the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport.

U.S. DOT to provide $285 million loan to expand I-35E in the Dallas Metro Area

U.S. DOT to provide $285 million loan to expand I-35E in the Dallas Metro Area

November 9th, 2016 by

The Texas Transportation Commission will receive a Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan for $285 million to finance the reconstruction and expansion of a section of I-35E in the Dallas metro area.

Rail-connected development driving regional growth

Rail-connected development driving regional growth

October 27th, 2016 by

Transit-oriented development near DART Rail, like CityLine and the continued growth in the Cedars south of downtown Dallas, is driving the North Texas economic boom with more than $7 billion in economic impact from new or planned construction within a quarter mile of rail stations.

Jacobs relocates global headquarters to Dallas

Jacobs relocates global headquarters to Dallas

October 25th, 2016 by

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. moved its headquarters from Pasadena, Calif., to Dallas, expanding its current footprint in downtown Dallas’ Harwood Center. Pasadena served as Jacobs’ headquarters since it was founded by Dr. Joseph J. Jacobs in 1947.

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