Dallas Trying to Mow Down Folks' "Negative Perception" of the City's Highway Landscaping

What "negative perception?" Because this looks fine to us.

Aside from the Love Field item on the Transportation and Environment Committee's agenda today, the council committee will also discuss later this p.m. how to get the state to better tend to Dallas' crap highway landscaping. Of course, the Texas Department of Transportation claims it's too broke to properly maintain the rights-of-way; hence, the reason why the 4,500 acres of TxDOT grass alongside Dallas' highways and byways gets cut two, maybe four times a year. (They don't call it "the prairie look" for nothing.) And far as the city's concerned, "Current maintenance level tends to give a negative perception of Dallas." --Robert Wilonsky


Sponsor Content

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send:

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >