Dallas Public Transportation

Dear NTTA: Time to Trade-In Tolls For Tickets

By Jon Anderson / July 31, 2019 / 2 Comments

You’re the North Texas Tollway Authority, so I get that you’re unlikely to walk a lot to clear your head. But as a minimal driver, I get plenty of walk/think time in. I was re-reminded recently of your debacle in trying to put a useless tollway down the Trinity River – an automotive Schlitterbahn if […]

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Dallas Super Commuters: Increasing Number of Dallas Residents Make Long Work Commutes

By Sydney Bennet / April 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

Dallas does everything big — including commutes. According to a new Apartment List study, examining commuter data from 2005 and 2016, one in 45 commuters in the Dallas metro are “super commuters,” traveling 90 or more minutes to work each day, and the prevalence of super commuting is on the rise. The share of Dallas […]

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Go Car Free: Walk to Transit From These Dallas-Area Apartments

By Sydney Bennet / September 19, 2017 / 0 Comments

Having a car can be expensive — beyond monthly car payments, there are costs associated with insurance, gas, oil changes, repairs, and parking. Even if you own a car, public transit is a great alternative means of commuting. You can avoid sitting in traffic and save on paying for parking in downtown Dallas. We’re featuring […]

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Driving it Home: City's Campaign Against Uber Exposes Dallas' Deficit of Public Transit Options And Our Reluctance to Competition

By Joanna England / August 26, 2013 / 18 Comments

Living in a city has a lot to do with transportation. You want to get from A to B in the most convenient, safest way possible. In NYC, Boston, Chicago, and LA, you have tons of choices, including catching a ride from any of the hundreds of cabs that circulate through these cities.
So, what’s the problem? Well, try hailing a cab in Dallas and your question is answered. It is impossible to find a ride unless you call a cab dispatcher, and with more bars and restaurants popping up in downtown, and greater density in Uptown and the Park Cities, we need a way to find a ride when we are carless or shouldn’t otherwise drive.

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