TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT GROWS NORTH TEXAS According to a May 2017 report from the Economics Research Group at the University of North Texas, public and private developers have invested a combined $10.8 billion in transit-oriented development projects near or along DART’s 93-mile light rail system since 1999. From the mixed-use Village of Rowlett to the redevelopment of Garland’s downtown square, to the Mustang Station apartments in Farmers Branch, development near DART Rail illustrates how transit infrastructure transforms cities and supports North Texas’ economic vitality. (Top) Matthews Southwest led the revitalization of Dallas’ Cedars neighborhood with projects like South Side on Lamar and the NYLO Dallas South Side hotel, which are walking distance to Cedars and Convention Center stations. 16 (Bottom) When Parkland Health and Hospital System built its new flagship hospital, they oriented the building to give patients, families and staff easy access to Southwestern Medical District/Parkland Station.

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