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Dallas Independent School District Awards AECOM Third Consecutive Program Management Contract

LOS ANGELES, July 14, 2016 — AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced that the Dallas Independent School District’s (the “District”) Board of Trustees approved the recommendation for AECOM to provide program management…

CH2M Rehabilitates Vital Commuter Railway Bridge for Dallas Area Rapid Transit

June 14, 2016 - in Projects, Rail, Renewal/Retrofit

Dallas Area Rapid Transit, the transit agency that operates buses, light rail, commuter rail and paratransit in Dallas and 12 surrounding North Texas…

TxDOT Unveils Dallas CityMAP Project to Reimagine City’s Interstates Around Urban Core

DALLAS, June 10, 2016—The Texas Department of Transportation, along with the City of Dallas and Dallas County, has released the results of its Dallas…

Phil Armstrong Rejoins HNTB as Central Division Business Development Officer

June 2, 2016 - in People

DALLAS—Phil Armstrong, PE, has rejoined HNTB Corporation as Central Division business development officer and senior vice president. He returns to HNTB’s Dallas office, where he previously spent 13 years. Armstrong has more than 37 years of industry experience,…

HDR Delivers Texas’ First Modern Streetcar System

February 23, 2016 - in Feature, Featured, Rail

The Union Station to Oak Cliff Dallas Streetcar TIGER Project is Texas’ first modern streetcar system. The project is a collaborative endeavor between the City of Dallas, North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)…

Dallas Council Updated on Resilient Cities Program

February 19, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Planning

Chief Resilience Officer Theresa O’Donnell provided the City Council with new details about the 100RC Resilience Strategy Process – a 6 to 9 month effort to develop a road map to resilience for the city. The process will engage a broad range of stakeholders,…

Texas Central Design-Build Development Partnership Announced

October 21, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Rail

A private group backing a high-speed rail line that will revolutionize travel in Texas has secured support from two world-class firms with extensive experience in Texas to conduct engineering and pre-construction work during the project’s ongoing development…

Green Infrastructure: Dallas Works to Quantify the Value of Parks

June 7, 2015 - in Feature, Featured

The City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department (DPARD) manages and maintains one of the largest municipal park systems in the United States, including more than 21,000 acres of parkland consisting of 381 individual parks featuring more than 4,400 surface…

Regional Planning in Dallas to be Informed by Cycling Data

July 23, 2014 - in Planning, Roads, Sensors

As more North Texas cities try to make streets and trails friendlier for pedestrians and bicyclists, the North Central Texas Council of Governments is working to help quantify their efforts. The regional planning organization is teaming up with cities to provide…

Dallas GIS Police Analyst Uses Geospatial Skills to Fight Crime

February 24, 2014 - in Projects, Security

Geographic information systems (GIS) has changed the way law enforcement fights crime.  Investigators now rely on actionable intelligence for mapping and analyzing crime patterns and as the use of this new technology continues to evolve, police agencies will…