Trinity Tollway

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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Could the Trinity River be the Site of a Sea Change in Dallas Public Opinion?

By Joanna England / March 20, 2015 / 0 Comments

The Dallas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects has formally come out against the Trinity Toll Roadas it is now designed. The organization issued this statement earlier this week, just a few months after screening the 1967 documentary The Walls Are Rising, which was a critique on the hodge-podge planning and zoning the city […]

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Dear City of Dallas, Please Read Angela Hunt’s Latest Column

By Joanna England / January 28, 2015 / 0 Comments

I can’t stress enough how important it is to read Angela Hunt’s latest column in the Advocate. I’ll give you the basic jist, but it’s definitely worth a read because it falls right in line with what Vishaan Chakrabarti told us ahead of The Dallas Festival of Ideas: Quit worrying so much about being “world […]

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The Walls Are Rising: AIA Dallas to Screen 1967 Film on The Future of Dallas

By Joanna England / January 12, 2015 / 0 Comments

Past, meet future. It’s just incredible how often we think and talk about the destiny of our city and how it is tied to the Trinity River. The discussion we’re having about this natural resource that bisects Dallas, some of them behind closed doors, isn’t a new one. In fact, we’ve been talking about the […]

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Transforming Dallas: Dallas AIA Summit Analyzed How Transportation Changes a City’s Livability

By Joanna England / September 10, 2014 / 1 Comment

Last week, the Dallas chapter of the American Institute of Architects took a couple of days to really home in on the challenges that Dallas must overcome to be a sustainable and attractive city in the long term. A city that can compete with other areas that offer more holistic transportation solutions in an urban […]

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AIA Dallas All But Abandons Support of Proposed Trinity Tollway

By Joanna England / June 6, 2014 / 4 Comments

So, who is still carrying banners for the Trinity Tollway? Looks like the numbers are getting pretty thin, and now Dallas’ most influential architecture organization, the American Institute of Architects — Dallas has pulled their support for the road planned between the levees of the Trinity River.

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