Urbanism

Jon Anderson: New Arts District Plan is Like Trying to Create Life By Joining Two Cemeteries

By Jon Anderson / November 13, 2019 / 1 Comment

Last night, District 14 council member David Blewett held the first community meeting of an authorized hearing involving the Arts District. The purpose is two-fold: First to update the original Arts District plan (known as the Sasaki Plan) adopted by the city in 1981 – no surprise that urban planning has changed. Secondly, the desire […]

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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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