Builders

Dallas CityMAP recap session Thursday

Dallas CityMAP recap session Thursday

The public is invited to a Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Dallas CityMAP recap from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Bank of America Plaza, 901 Main St., 70th floor. The public recap session will provide an arena to discuss the potential solutions identified in CityMAP concerning mobility, livability and economics in the Dallas urban core The goal of CityMAP …

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Transportation Committee briefed on Dallas to Houston High Speed Rail Project

Transportation Committee briefed on Dallas to Houston High Speed Rail Project

The Transportation and Trinity River Project Committee heard a briefing on the proposed high speed rail that would zip between Dallas and Houston in less than 90 minutes. The trains will travel at nearly 200 miles per hour and will serve stations in Dallas, Brazos Valley and Houston. The trains, with 400 seats each, will leave every 30 minutes during …

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Update on Dallas North Tollway and Bush Turnpike improvements

Update on Dallas North Tollway and Bush Turnpike improvements

 Week of June 13 PRESIDENT GEORGE BUSH TURNPIKE: DNT TO U.S. 75 Current Construction – Final grading underway and clean up between Coit Road and DNT – Asphalt placement between Coit & Renner Roads Potential Traffic Impacts – Single lane closures will occur sporadically to allow for trucks to enter and exit construction area – Construction area is primarily in the …

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High speed internet expands to Southern Dallas

High speed internet expands to Southern Dallas

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings’ GrowSouth program is working with AT&T to expand its GigaPower internet service to Southern Dallas. AT&T says tens of thousands of Southern Dallas residents and small business can sign up for the service today. Residents south of the Trinity River and Highway 30 are a part of that group, and AT&T plans to double the availability …

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Innovators

Dallas Water Utilities launches new online water bill calculator

Dallas Water Utilities launches new online water bill calculator

Residents can now estimate their monthly water bill based on the amount of water consumed and their meter size, thanks to a new Dallas Water Utilities (DWU) online calculator. “We are excited to provide this interactive tool for residential customers to determine how their water invoice is calculated by rate tier,” DWU Director Jody Puckett said. “It’s intuitive and simple …

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City releases “Dallas Data Points” highlighting success

City releases “Dallas Data Points” highlighting success

The City’s Center for Performance Excellence (CPE) has released an interactive performance dashboard, Dallas Data Points, which highlights measures most important to residents based on Community Survey data and feedback. Assistant Director for CPE Strategic Initiatives LaToya Jackson said more than 2,500 measures were reviewed by CPE staff to determine what measures should be highlighted. The improved dashboard is part …

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Dallas OEM announces Mobile Emergency Alerts

Dallas OEM announces Mobile Emergency Alerts

The City of Dallas Office of Emergency Management released the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system to allow Dallas residents the opportunity to receive emergency alerts on their mobile phone. The City has several warning and alert tools to inform residents of dangers. However, residents and visitors have requested multiple avenues to receive information on imminent threats and warnings. “The Wireless …

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Got hard to recycle items? Sanitation Services makes it easy

Got hard to recycle items? Sanitation Services makes it easy

Recycling Roundup in the City of Dallas enables residents to recycle hard to dispose of materials like electronics, clothes, cooking oil, shredded paper and plastic bags. The City’s Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) cannot process these items for recycling but if the items are taken to the right location, they will be reused or recycled. The City of Dallas Sanitation Services …

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Givers

Tribute to our fallen officers

Tribute to our fallen officers

Dallas Police Department has released a video tribute to the five officers who lost their lives in the line of duty on Thursday, July 7, 2016.

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Public invited to Dine for Dallas Blue tonight  to support families of fallen heroes

Public invited to Dine for Dallas Blue tonight to support families of fallen heroes

A retired NYPD Officer hopes to raise at least $100,000 for the families of the officers killed and injured in last week’s attack. Retired Officer Joe Palladino, owner of Nick and Sam’s Steakhouse, will host “Dine for Dallas Blue” from 5 p.m. tonight until 2 a.m. Friday at Dos Jefes, 2816 Fairmount St. in Dallas. A silent auction will feature …

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Dallas Police Department Funeral Notices

Dallas Police Department Funeral Notices

Below are details regarding funeral information for the officers who lost their lives in the line of duty on Thursday, July 7, 2016. OFFICER PATRICIO E. ZAMARIPPA, #10112 Funeral services will be held for OFFICER PATRICIO E. ZAMARIPPA, #10112, on Saturday, July 16, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., at the Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center, 5201 C.A. Roberson Boulevard, Fort Worth, Texas.  A visitation …

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Mavs owner Mark Cuban donates $1 million to support Dallas Police Department

Mavs owner Mark Cuban donates $1 million to support Dallas Police Department

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban today informed Mayor Mike Rawlings that he will donate $1 million in support of the Dallas Police Department’s response to the Orlando nightclub shooting. Rawlings announced the donation during the Dallas Pride Month Spirit of Equality Awards Ceremony today at City Hall. The money will be earmarked for an estimated 16,000 hours of Dallas police …

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Inside City Hall

Mark McDaniel appointed to Results for  America’s Local Government Fellowship

Mark McDaniel appointed to Results for America’s Local Government Fellowship

Assistant City Manager Mark McDaniel will participate in a year-long fellowship designed to advance the use of evidence and data …

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City of Dallas receives National Community Development Week Award

City of Dallas receives National Community Development Week Award

The City of Dallas has received the John A. Sasso award for its efforts in celebrating National Community Development Week. …

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Mayor Rawlings issues proclamation for National Pollinator Week

Mayor Rawlings issues proclamation for National Pollinator Week

Mayor Mike Rawlings continues to speak out for the protection and conservation of our pollinators.  This week, the Mayor has …

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Lakewood Elementary School is expanding

Lakewood Elementary School is expanding

The City Council voted to authorize an expansion for Lakewood Elementary, with 35 new classrooms and a cafeteria. Currently, 27 …

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Video: Here’s a look at what’s going on in Your City

Video: Here’s a look at what’s going on in Your City

Among the stories featured on this week’s Your City: After a nationwide search, David Coatney, the former head of the …

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City of Dallas Public Information Office receives TAMIO Award

City of Dallas Public Information Office receives TAMIO Award

The Texas Association of Municipal Information Officers (TAMIO) recently gave the City of Dallas an award for their recurring program …

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