Texas

New TEXRail Commuter Line Opens in Dallas-Fort Worth

Hundreds of special invitees got to experience a “Wonka-esque” inaugural ride on North Texas’ new commuter rail line, complete with golden tickets and enthralling views from the line’s 27 miles — nine stops and three cities — from Fort Worth, North Richland Hills and Grapevine to Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport.... Read More...

Research: ‘Clustering’ Land Buyouts Can Improve Flood Resiliency

A study that analyzes flood loss claims and estimates from over 74,000 properties impacted by Hurricane Harvey in Houston’s Harris County finds that a strategic land buyout approach that prioritizes the purchase of land parcels in “clusters,” as well as proximity to existing open space, is just as cost-effective as the traditional, piecemeal approach. ... Read More...
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