When Ron Kirk began pitching the Trinity River Project in the late 1990s, no one was thinking about the Texas heelsplitter or the Texas pigtoe, or the Mexican fawnsfoot, the smooth pimpleback, or the Texas fatmucket. There was no real reason to. Back then, the species were sufficiently abundant that ... More >>
Let's build a road on the river, not a wall.
Click for a much better look at what might become of the Cedar Crest Bridge.On Friday we took a ride down Cedar Crest Boulevard over the Trinity, which the city's spending millions to makeover as a half-vehicular, half-hike-n-bike bridge -- but not before Jason Roberts and the Better Block-ers se ... More >>
In December of last year, the city of Dallas put out the call: Design firm needed to draw up pedestrian and bicycle enhancements for the Cedar Crest Bridge over the Trinity River. In May, the Trinity River Corridor Project Committee was told that 13 firms had stepped forward with proposals for th ... More >>
As you no doubt recall, the rains of March '06 wreaked havoc upon the White Rock Lake Spillway -- retaining walls collapsed, and huge hunks of land were swallowed by the storms. Which is why, in August '08, the city council agreed to spend $16,748,070 to not only repair the damage, but upgrade th ... More >>
Photos by Daniel RodrigueDead Man's Curve, or as TxDOT likes to call it, the "accident-prone curve" or "statistically dangerous curve." As planners and staff from the Texas Department of Transportation and city of Dallas overwhelmed residents last night with maps spanning the length of three ... More >>
Schutze sifts through a mountain of dirt to find the truth
Before DISD goes marrying Wilmer-Hutchins, let's get a look at the dowry
Those magic bridges; Baby Buddha; Duh; The happy snob
The Deep Throat secret of the Trinity River Plan is, "Follow the fill dirt"
Jim Schutze unmasks the Orwellian Dallas Plan Inc.
It's a scary world out there, but someone's gotta keep it under control. Jim Schutze uncovers the secret agony of the Dallas Citizens Council.