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New in TribTalk: Kennedy on Transportation

Traffic on I-30 on the eastern side of Lake Ray Hubbard in Rockwall on June 6. This stretch of highway has become known for bad rush-hour traffic, which is expected to worsen as the area population grows. A proposed private tollway running between Greenville and Wylie looks to relieve that congestion.
Traffic on I-30 on the eastern side of Lake Ray Hubbard in Rockwall on June 6. This stretch of highway has become known for bad rush-hour traffic, which is expected to worsen as the area population grows. A proposed private tollway running between Greenville and Wylie looks to relieve that congestion.

Funding for our state’s congested roads is running on empty — and maybe that’s a good thing, writes Dallas urban designer Patrick Kennedy. It's time, he says, to start changing how we think about transportation infrastructure in Texas.

New in TribTalk: Conway on Abortion

Group from the Tarrant County Republican Party gather outside the Wiley G. Thomas Jr, Colisem where Texas Sen. Wendy Davis D-Ft.Worth is expected to announce her candidacy for Texas Governor
Group from the Tarrant County Republican Party gather outside the Wiley G. Thomas Jr, Colisem where Texas Sen. Wendy Davis D-Ft.Worth is expected to announce her candidacy for Texas Governor

Melissa Conway of Texas Right to Life makes a case for why the anti-abortion movement is a justice movement.

In Sprawling Texas, Walkability Gains a Toehold

Klyde Warren Park, a five-acre space built on a platform over a freeway in Dallas, was completed in 2012, providing a lively, walkable link between downtown and neighboring Uptown.
Klyde Warren Park, a five-acre space built on a platform over a freeway in Dallas, was completed in 2012, providing a lively, walkable link between downtown and neighboring Uptown.

Advocates for more pedestrian-friendly urban cores and communities say interest in making Texas cities more walkable is on the rise — a shift spurred in part by changing demographics and the state’s growing population.