Posts Tagged ‘3 things’

More Space, Employees Coming to Toyota Smart Car Startup

Posted by Julia Falcon

Toyota Connected is expanding its footprint at Plano’s Legacy West development. 

The smart car tech startup, launched by Toyota Motor North America last year, recently announced it’s adding 13,500 square feet to its already 20,000-square-foot office. It also will hire …

Sweat for a Cause: FITWeek Brings Fitness, Philanthropy Together For Education

Posted by Julia Batlle

Local fitness studios are coming together to sweat for a cause during FITWeek, an annual event that is coming to Dallas May 1-6 to support education.  

All proceeds will benefit Reading Partners North Texas and She’s the First. …

Pioneering Public-Private Partnership Funds $450M
Fort Worth Arena

Posted by Lance Murray

The city of Fort Worth is getting a new $450 million multipurpose arena thanks to a pioneering public-private partnership between the city, Tarrant County, the State of Texas, and a group of private-sector backers including individuals, foundations, and organizations.


High-Speed Rail Could Transform Dallas’ Urban Core

Posted by Lance Murray

Proponents of the proposed high-speed rail project that would turn a trip from Dallas to Houston into a scenic, 90-minute ride believe the project could help developers “build the newest part of downtown,” that could change the way people perceive …

DFW High Schools Score Atop U.S. News’ Rankings

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-Fort Worth area high schools scored well in the U.S. News & World Report Best High School Rankings, with Dallas’ School for the Talented and Gifted leading the way, ranked No. 1 in Texas and No. 4 in the nation.…

UTSW Team Aids in Infectious Disease Breakthrough

Posted by Lance Murray

Pioneering research by an international team including researchers from the UT Southwestern Medical Center could help in the battle against the world’s most deadly infectious diseases.


Drs. Dr. Zbyszek Otwinowski (left) and Dominika Borek at UT Southwestern Medical Center. [Photo

MedStar, Lyft Partner to Offer Transport For Low-Risk Patients

Posted by Julia Batlle

Fort Worth-based MedStar Mobile Healthcare has teamed with Lyft to provide non-emergency patients with another transport option to the hospital. 

The partnership between the ambulance service and ride-sharing company is one of the only ones of its kind in the …

NASA, TI Partner to Launch Virtual Scavenger Hunt

Posted by Julia Falcon

NASA and Texas Instruments recently launched “The Search for STEMnauts,” a virtual scavenger hunt to help fuel kids’ desire to learn more about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Challenges in the course range from beginner to intermediate, all showcasing …

BRIT Opens Applications for Sustainable Winegrowing Competition

Posted by Julia Falcon

The 2018 BRIT Wine Award. [Photo Courtesy BRIT]

The Botanical Research Institute of Texas’ International Award of Excellence in Sustainable Winegrowing competition is back for its eighth year, and the Fort Worth-based institute is ready to begin accepting applications.

The …

DFW Will Be Test Site for Uber’s Flying Car Initiative

Posted by Heather Noel

Flying cars in Dallas-Fort Worth? It may not just be a pipe dream anymore. 

Uber announced Tuesday that DFW would be a testing site by 2020 for the flying vehicles it’s currently developing in its Elevate initiative, according to D