Amanda Popken

Lincoln Katy Trail Bypasses Oak Lawn Committee For Nov. 1 Plan Commission Meeting

By Jon Anderson / October 23, 2018 / 4 Comments

Lincoln Property has done some work to change their Lincoln Katy Trail project. Arguably, these changes should have been the result of the first thumbs-down from the Oak Lawn Committee (OLC) well over a year ago. Instead they come much, much later and only after having exhausted their ability to cram the project through the […]

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Amanda Popken: Fate of Fair Park Hangs in the Balance Thursday

By Amanda Popken / August 3, 2016 / 5 Comments

[Editor’s Note: We’re hosting a robust conversation about the future of Fair Park here on CandysDirt.com ahead of the 8:30 a.m., Aug. 4 City of Dallas Park Board meeting that could help decide the iconic landmark’s fate.] UPDATE: We have the entire agenda, including the unabridged version of the Walt Humann proposal for managing Fair […]

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Congress for The New Urbanism is in Town, Here’s How You Can Join in For Free

By Amanda Popken / April 29, 2015 / 1 Comment

The Congress for the New Urbanism’s 23rd annual Congress (CNU 23), is in Dallas-Fort Worth this week, today through Saturday. CNU is the nation’s leading organization promoting walkable, mixed-use neighborhood development; sustainable communities; and healthier living conditions. This year’s theme, “Meeting the Demand for Walkability,” was coined after learning that 68 percent of D/FW residents of all […]

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