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Issues and Resources Library

The following links provide access to a wide range of information and resources pertaining to economic & land development, housing, transportation, urban planning, workforce, and more and presented as an educational tool and resource:

April 2018

Dallas Regional Chamber Taking Inventory of the Areas Ability to Foster Innovation
Sharing Ebook: Activating the Urban Commons
Paris Mulls Free Public Transportation to Reduce Pollution
Capitol Metro Lays Out Ambitious Rail and Rapid Bus Plan Austin
Opportunity Zones
Dart’s GoLink Expanding In Southern Dallas

Previously Posted

Dallas - Ft. Worth LinkedIn Workforce Report (March 2018)
Webinar: TCRP Report 194: Knowledge Management Resource to Support Strategic Workforce Development for Transit Agencies
Tell Congress To Support Infrastructure Improvements
Vacant Post Offices
Dallas - Ft. Worth LinkedIn Workforce Report (February 2018)
Housing, Traffic Issues Shifting The Tide of Multifamily Development I’m Silicon Valley
Why San Jose’s Housing/Job Balance Will Be Difficult To Fix
We Have To Get The History of Fair Park Right
San Diego Office Development Putting Workplace Near Transit and Housing
In Texas Bad Transportation Policy Is Killing Us
A Scathing Look at Fair Park’s History and Why Dallas Needs to Finally Fix the Park: A new report tells a difficult story about how the city and the State Fair ruined South Dallas and advocates for a new way forward.
Can The Tech Industry Revitalize Historically Black Neighborhoods
LinkedIn Workforce Report: Dallas - Ft. Worth: January 2018
Tackling Housing Affordability in Dallas
Executive Roundtable: Why We Need Top, Disruptive Talent in North Texas
CRE Opinion: Dallas Through Amazon’s-Colored Glasses
Developers Are Rethinking Their Parking. Here’s Why
Social Housing
City of Dallas: Market Value Analysis
Dallas’ Culture Plan 2018
Great Public Spaces
Great Resource for All Things Urban
Can An Institutional Investor Make Single-Family Rentals Profitable And Affordable?
Belk’s Community & Housing Initiative
Community Benefits Agreements
Creating Innovation Centers
Co-Living A Catalyst for Growing Commercial Districts
The New Industry Driver: How The Rise of Autonomous Vehicles Could Impact Future Real Estate Strategy
Beyond ABC: An in-depth look at the quality of life for children in North Texas
Houston: Post Harvey Downtown Masterplan
Resource Urbanisms: Asia’s divergent city models of Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, Singapore and Hong Kong
Economic Assessment of the Dallas Park System
Uber inks deal with NASA to put air taxis in skies over Dallas, Dubai, Los Angeles by 2020 - Dallas Business Journal
Bombshell Report Reveals DART’s System-wide Inadequacy
The Line Between Cities and Suburbs is Blurring
Transportation Equity and Access to Opportunity for Transit-Dependent Population in Dallas
Economic Benefits of Affordable Housing
Buildable Lands
Why Is Affordable Housing So Expensive To Build?
Workforce Housing Grabs Investor Interest
Inclusive Growth
Multimodal Planning at the Megaregional Scale
New Affordable Housing Fund
The Urban Revival Is Over
How a Texas Innovation Hub is Eliminating Socioeconomic Disparities in Health
Remaking Greater Los Angeles As A Transit-Oriented Region
John Rossant
Anti-gentrification Efforts
Streets
Do we really need a billion parking spaces?
Dallas Zoning Codes
Codes Study: Trends in Zoning Reform
Small Business Growth
How To Create More Workforce Housing
Developers and construction firms team up for new homeless and counseling center
*This article describes a volunteer model that could be tweaked and applied to affordable housing projects.
We set up low-income students to fail, and it's costing Dallas billions of dollars
This article has good background on affordable housing in Dallas
The Recipe for success in Southern Dallas
Can TOYOTA solve North Texas' Mobility Issues?
The other side of the 'Texas miracle'
City of Dallas Land bank program: Despite misguided delays, Dallas City Council must step up to fix land bank
Urban Design Task Force: "Filling The Voids In The Downtown Experience"
*Site design standards will assist with this.
Education and the Technology Economy (Innovative Communities Task Force; DEC)
Innovation Districts (Innovative Communities Task Force; DEC)
City (Dallas) Must Gentrify In A Way That Doesn’t Displace Long-Time Residents:
(Use development generated funds to fund affordable, mixed income residential development.)
How to use Red Bird Mall blueprint to bridge Dallas' north-south gap
High Speed Rail Corridor/Land Use Planning
LAN consulting firm chosen for bullet train station study in Dallas