Riverfront Boulevard: What’s in a name, Dallas? Would that which we call a complete street by any other name smell as sweet?

Act II in the multimillion dollar production Riverfront Boulevard is scheduled to debut Monday, May 10 at 7 pm (a reception to meet the cast and crew starts at 6:30 pm) in the Conference Room Auditorium at City Hall, when the City of Dallas will host a “public involvement workshop” about the newly proposed Riverfront […]

Riverfront: The wrong way to build a Complete Street

Just reviewed the plans for the new Riverfront “Complete Street”, and the attempt put forth is hardly worthy of critique. It’s being billed as a 21st Century Main Street, which would be accurate if you enjoyed Main Streets that contained no life. For those unfamiliar with the term, a “Complete Street” is one that takes […]

SM Wright a Complete Street?

Cities around the country are moving to reduce the impact of highways and large arterial on local economic development and quality of life. They are doing it by replacing the dinosaurs of the transportation world (grade seperated highways) with at-grade multi-lane boulevards. Boulevards move high traffic volumes while creating a generous pedestrian realm and living environment by separating […]

What to Know to Attend Ciclovia de Dallas!

*A Ciclovia de Dallas FYI: The Houston St Viaduct is NOT the old bridge parallel with the new Calatrava. It’s the old bridge connecting Zang Blvd on the Oak Cliff Side and Houston St. on the Downtown side. There is another bridge directly parallel to it called the Jefferson Viaduct *WEATHER UPDATE:  SKYS ARE LOOKING […]

What to Know to Attend Ciclovia de Dallas!

A Ciclovia de Dallas FYI: The Houston St Viaduct is NOT the old bridge parallel with the new Calatrava. It’s the old bridge connecting Zang Blvd on the Oak Cliff Side and Houston St. on the Downtown side. There is another bridge directly parallel to it called the Jefferson Viaduct DALLAS – On Saturday, April […]

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