Dallas

Why a Dallas Ordinance Has Bike-Share Companies Worried

The draft, up for discussion May 16, doesn’t mandate dockless bike sharing and includes a per-bike fee on companies to limit oversaturation.

‘Evidence-Based’ Provisions Localities Are Backing in 2019 Appropriation Bills

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings are the only city officials to individually sign on.

Why Amazon Can’t Pick Dallas, Austin or Atlanta for Its HQ2

It’s morally imperative that Jeff Bezos throw out these three bids and instead set his sights on a city that will be a home to everyone—one that truly values inclusivity and diversity.

Dallas, Other Cities Playing a Familiar Disaster-Relief Role

As people leave Harvey’s disaster zone, Texas state officials ask that the Dallas Convention Center be ready to shelter 5,000 people by Tuesday morning.

Widows of Fallen Officers Request Dallas Mayor Not to Attend Ceremony

Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: North Carolina’s paltry federal disaster recovery funds; San Francisco mayor’s new 9-1-1 call pledge; and Ohio’s woeful nursing home rankings.

Microsoft’s 5 Steps to Urban Cyber Resilience

If the Dallas hack taught us anything, it’s that cities are growing targets.

Dallas Blames Hacker for Major Malfunction of Emergency Sirens

After 156 outdoor sirens wailed for more than an hour, the city is “putting in safeguards to ensure this type of hack does not happen again.”

The Stadiums That Ate Texas

Why are these Dallas suburbs funding the most expensive high school football stadiums ever built?

A Lawsuit Accuses Black Lives Matter of Inciting a 'War on Police'

The father of a slain Dallas officer brought the suit, which calls the organization a “violent and revolutionary criminal gang.”

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A Municipal Model for Place-Based Impact Investing

Dallas foundations have close to $2 billion to spend on social change.

Dallas County Fights 'Slumlord' Over Evictions; New Sacramento Arena Poses Parking Problems

Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Columbus, Ohio rescinds employee pay raises; Anchorage's 911 system bleeds cash; and Boston Satanists aren't backing down on invocation.

Navigator Award Finalist: Team From Dallas Center for Performance Excellence

Establishing citywide policy priorities through proper benchmarking to improve quality of life.

Violence in Dallas: 5 Police Officers Dead, 7 Injured Following Downtown Protests

Officers were targeted in ambush-style attacks. One suspect "stated he wanted to kill white people, especially white officers." Police used a robot equipped with a bomb to kill him.

Dallas City Manager Announces Exit; Missouri Rice Reaches Cuba

Also in our State and Local Memorial Day Weekend News Digest: ‘Blue Lives Matter’ legislation in Louisiana; Delaware vs. Zika; and Maryland’s equal pay law.

Postal Workers Face ‘Violent Dog Behavior’ in Dallas; Auto Loan Delinquencies Rise in Oil and Gas Counties

Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Some good news for Atlantic City; bathroom bill introduced in Michigan; and Indiana audits decline.

How Charlotte Is Helping Cities Like Dallas Develop Smarter Infrastructure

A new federal initiative, Envision America, will help adapt the Queen City’s best practices for a Dallas Innovation Alliance mass transit solution.

The Dallas CPE: Planning, Management and Continuous Improvement Enhance Service Delivery

The City of Dallas integrates proven management systems and performance improvement tools under a single umbrella to provide better, more efficient services to residents.

Too Many Dead Dogs in Dallas; SoCal Water District’s Short-Shower Playlist

Also: Hazardous air quality in Spokane and a police officer’s ‘less welfare, food stamp people’ comments.