Dallas traffic

Here’s Why You Should Skip TXDoT’s Meetings on I-345 This Week

By Jon Anderson / December 3, 2019 / 22 Comments

Last night, TXDoT conducted their first community meeting as they explore what to do with I-345 – the highway at the eastern edge of downtown that connects I-45 and US-75. I’d guestimate some 250 people trekked to the St. Philip’s School and Community Center in Southern Dallas, and  I’d bet all of them were disappointed. […]

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If You Want To Fight Traffic, Get In Your Car And Drive

By Jon Anderson / October 31, 2019 / 4 Comments

When I visit the grocery store, I purchase 10, 20, or maybe 50 things – in a single roundtrip. When I order those same things online, how many trips are generated? Assuming the number of trips remains the same to get a product either to a supermarket or a warehouse, how many trips are needed […]

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If You’re Near the High-Five Right Now, Our Condolences

By Bethany Erickson / June 21, 2018 / 1 Comment
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Ah, the Dallas High-Five —  an interchange between U.S.  Highway 75 and Interstate 635 that is a luge during an ice storm, a twisted maze of ramps stacked on top of each other any other time, has now become the place where a few hundred folks are now forcibly cooling their heels because of a tractor-trailer accident […]

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CityMAP: Congestion Mitigation in the Dallas City Core, Part 2

By Jon Anderson / July 25, 2016 / 4 Comments

If you missed part one, click here.  Overall, the documents and scenarios CityMAP put together are logical and straight-forward.  Most call for the submersion of key highways surrounding Dallas’ core aiding in traffic flow and neighborhood revitalization. One calls for the rerouting of I-30 to the distant south and one calls for the removal of […]

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Austin’s Traffic Now Worse Than NYC — 41 Hours Average There Stuck in Traffic

By Candy Evans / March 6, 2014 / 3 Comments

Is Dallas next? Gosh, that’s almost a whole work week! According to a study performed by the National Traffic Scorecard, Austin, Texas is the fourth worst city for traffic wait times in the country. It’s even worse than New York City, holding strong at number 5. We all know what a nightmare I-35 is at any […]

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Austin's Traffic Now Worse Than NYC — 41 Hours Average There Stuck in Traffic

By Candy Evans / March 6, 2014 / 6 Comments

Is Dallas next? Gosh, that’s almost a whole work week! According to a study performed by the National Traffic Scorecard, Austin, Texas is the fourth worst city for traffic wait times in the country. It’s even worse than New York City, holding strong at number 5. We all know what a nightmare I-35 is at any […]

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