Love Field Needs a Second Entrance, And Dallas Needs Better Access to City Information

By Jon Anderson / September 9, 2020 / 1 Comment

On August 20, the Parks and Recreation Board received a briefing from the Aviation Department about potential scenarios for adding a second entrance for Love Field – an idea that’s been kicking around for a few years. (Before we dive in, a reminder to paid and unpaid city staff working from home – Zoom requires […]

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DART Solicits Public Comment on D2 Subway Environmental Plan

By Jon Anderson / June 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

Googling “subway” and “Dallas” nets a lot of information on where to purchase a train-shaped sandwich, less so the underground transit system it was named for.  But Dallas is desperate for transit solutions to connect the city, and this week, the D2 Subway line was on DART’s radar. Too bad it’s not on anyone else’s, […]

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Dallas Drafts a Mobility Plan as DART Revamps Routes

By Amanda Popken / March 16, 2020 / 4 Comments

Now’s your chance to have a say in the transportation and mobility planning in Dallas, with both the City and DART. Would you believe Connect Dallas will be the very FIRST Strategic Mobility Plan for the City of Dallas? This document will take all the transportation plans and projects, and set the priorities which will […]

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Protect, Serve, And Get A Good Night’s Sleep In Lower Greenville Rental Of The Week

By April Towery / September 15, 2019 / 0 Comments

Need a crash pad in Lower Greenville with easy access to DART and a great rental rate? Look no further than 2508 Delmar Ave., Dallas. Bonus points if you’re a teacher, firefighter or police officer. “We offer discounts to public servants because they often can’t afford to live in the cities they serve,” said Melissa […]

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Plano’s View of Cotton Belt Rail: “We could probably buy each of those riders a Tesla for what we are paying in taxes”

By Candy Evans / January 17, 2017 / 2 Comments

  [Editor’s Note: Candy Evans is the founder and publisher of CandysDirt.com and is now running for Dallas City Council in District 11. The opinions expressed in this column are her own.] My announcement that I am running for Dallas City Council District 11 (and running this blog, of course, too!) has brought out some very interesting […]

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Expanding Mass Transit in Dallas Isn’t Easy, But is Necessary, Says Hayley Enoch

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / February 18, 2016 / 3 Comments

By Hayley Enoch Special Contributor [Editor’s note: The now free Dallas Festival of Ideas kicks off tomorrow and runs through Saturday, with speakers and panels focusing on the future of our city. One subject that comes up time and again is the need for walkable cities and more accessible mass transit. To facilitate that discussion, we […]

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