Highway Overhaul Could Reconnect Downtown, Deep Ellum At Play: The proposed reconstruction of Interstate 345 on the east side of Downtown is a transformational opportunity to reconnect the Central Business District to Deep Ellum, as long as it prioritizes multiple modes of transportation with a focus on pedestrians, bikes, and scooters, and frequent transit service between the two neighborhoods. […]
Downtown Dallas, Inc. (DDI) on Tuesday announced the launch of its 2022 comprehensive Public Safety Summer Operations Plan. The initiative will proactively address quality of life and public safety challenges as thousands more workers return to the urban core and the convention and tourism industry reports a return to pre-pandemic levels.
DDI President & CEO Kourtny Garrett took a deep dive on the state of Downtown and what’s to come with WFAA’s Jason Whitely and Jason Wheeler in the latest episode of their Y’all-itics podcast.
It’s that time of year again, and the sights and sounds of the holidays aren’t forgotten in Downtown Dallas. Dallas is known for its cityscape, skyline, and beautiful lights anyway, and the holidays crank it up a notch. There may be a giant eyeball Downtown, but your eyes may feel that big with the lights […]
Downtown School Press Release With full support from the Board of Directors, Downtown Dallas, Inc. (DDI) has submitted a formal proposal in support of a Downtown elementary school to the Dallas Independent School District. After years of research on ever-changing demographics and demands Downtown, DDI identified education as one of the key areas of focus […]
Dallas, Texas – November 2, 2017 – Dallas is testing out new paratransit options in hopes of providing easier access to transportation for the senior and disabled members of our community. Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has already brought in MV Transportation to help operate their paratransit services. Now they are combining forces to introduce […]
Republic Center provides organizations with unique workspace, lifestyle and access opportunities September, 29, 2017, DALLAS, Texas – American Institute of Architects Dallas Chapter (AIA Dallas) and the Dallas Center for Architecture announced today they will relocate their offices to Republic Center at 325 N. St. Paul, across from the planned Pacific Plaza park. AIA Dallas […]
As reported by D CEO here. By: Kourtny Garrett and Dustin Bullard This month, we will be faced with many critical choices related to public transportation in Dallas. Routes, funding, and priorities will be discussed and debated, ultimately making decisions that will have generational impact. Among these is the proposed next phase of Dallas’ modern […]