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The Fiscal Impacts of DART's Transit-Oriented Development

Description: This report discusses the fiscal impacts of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit's (DARTs) transit-oriented development. In 2005, the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research prepared a report for DART in which they estimated the total value of new investment completed, underway or planned near DART LRT stations since 1999. Using only those projects reported to the press, they calculated the total value of the transit-oriented development (TOD) at approximately $3.3 billion. These new investments had had, or will have, significant impacts on local property taxes as well as local and state sales taxes. This report presents the preliminary assessment of the annual revenue streams associated with TOD adjacent to DART LRT stations.
Date: April 16, 2007
Creator: Weinstein, Bernard L. & Clower, Terry L.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research

Assessment of the Potential Fiscal Impacts of Existing and Proposed Transit-Oriented Development in the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Service Area

Description: This report by the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research gives an assessment of the fiscal impacts of transit-oriented development associated with development of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)light rail system. This analysis considers development near existing and planned light rail stations. The findings support the conclusion that the transit-oriented developments associated with DART Rail stations offer substantial fiscal impacts for local taxing entities.
Date: November 2007
Creator: Clower, Terry L.; Weinstein, Bernard L. & Seman, Michael
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research

Economic and Fiscal Impacts Associated with the North Texas Tollway Authority Operating Concession Bid for the State Highway 121 Toll Facility

Description: This report, by the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research, evaluates bids submitted to the North Texas Regional Transportation council (RTC) for construction and operation of the South Highway 121 toll road project in Denton and Collin Counties. The North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) along with some private firms submitted bids for the project and this report compares these bids and their economic implications.
Date: May 2007
Creator: Weinstein, Bernard L. & Clower, Terry L.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research

DART's Sales Tax Revenues: A Review and Outlook

Description: This report discusses the DART systems' sales tax revenues. In addition to the fare box, DART's operations are funded through a one percent sales tax levied by member cities on all retail transactions as permitted by state law. During the 1990s, DART's sales tax receipts grew at a healthy clip. But between 2001 and 2003, taxable sales in the DART service area declined. By contrast, for many non-DART suburban cities, taxable sales continued to expand during the 2001-2003 period. This report, by the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research, looks at three possible explanations for these trends.
Date: November 2004
Creator: Weinstein, Bernard L. & Clower, Terry L.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research

An Assessment of the DART LRT on Taxable Property Valuations and Transit Oriented Development

Description: This report, by the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research, is an update on previous studies of the direct and indirect economic impacts of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Light Rail Transit (LRT) system. Two specific topics addressed in detail are how the proximity to an LRT station affected taxable property values and to what degree the DART rail is serving as a catalyst for transit-oriented development (TOD).
Date: September 2002
Creator: Weinstein, Bernard L. & Clower, Terry L.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research

The Initial Economic Impacts of the DART Light Rail Transit System

Description: This report discusses the initial economic impacts of the DART LRT system. After years of planning and building, DART rail became a reality in June of 1996. As part of the "Before and After Study," the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research was retained to identify and measure the initial economic impacts of the LRT system, focusing primarily on property values and retail sales. This report presents the findings of the examination.
Date: July 1999
Creator: Weinstein, Bernard L. & Clower, Terry L.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research

Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Dallas Area Rapid Transit Light Rail System Buildout and System Operations

Description: This report, by the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research, updates their previous analyses of the economic and fiscal impacts associated with the buildout of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Light Rail System. This analysis also includes an assessment of the impact of the transit agency's operations spending for specified fiscal years.
Date: June 2009
Creator: Clower, Terry L. & Weinstein, Bernard L.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research

Economic and Fiscal Impacts of DFW International Airport's Disadvantaged, Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise: Detailed Findings and Updates

Description: This report, by the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research, updates the 2004/2005 analyses of the regional economic activity generated by Disadvantaged, Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (DMWBE) contractors and vendors operating at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW Airport).
Date: January 2009
Creator: Clower, Terry L.; Weinstein, Bernard L.; Seman, Michael & Adalar, Mehmet
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research

Impacts of Toll Roads on the Regional Economy: Suggested Measures

Description: This report, by the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research, examines the type of metrics that can be employed in evaluating the economic, developmental, and fiscal impacts of toll roads.
Date: July 2006
Creator: Clower, Terry L. & Weinstein, Bernard L.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research

The Economic, Fiscal and Developmental Impacts of the North Texas Tollway Authority: A 40-Year Perspective

Description: This report by the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research looks at the North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) as a regional economic generator. It first examines the impacts from the NTTA's construction spending on the Dallas North Tollway (DNT) and the President George Bush Turnpike (PGBT). Second, it quantifies the economic and fiscal impacts from the NTTA's recurring operational spending. Third, it looks at the value of all the residential and commercial development that has ocurred along the DNT and PGBT corridors over the past 30-40 years as well as the annual tax revenues generated by this development. Finally, it discusses how NTTA's projects have helped improve mobility in the North Texas region.
Date: August 2006
Creator: Weinstein, Bernard L. & Clower, Terry L.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research

The Economic and Developmental Impacts of the President George Bush Turnpike and the North Dallas Tollway

Description: This report discusses a case study conducted by the University of North Texas Center for Economic Development and Research. It examines property development trends and other data to assess the economic and developmental impacts of the Dallas North Tollway and the President George Bush Turnpike on neighboring communities. This information will be used as a component of a public information program describing how tollroads can impact a community.
Date: August 2006
Creator: Clower, Terry L. & Weinstein, Bernard L.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Center for Economic Development and Research

[Trailblazer monorail]

Description: Photograph of the Trailblazer monorail which was in operation from 1956 to 1964 at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from A.G. Lee, February 15, 1865]

Description: Letter from A. G. Lee about transportation furnished for Moses Saporius Private of Redway's company from Rochester to Baltimore at the cost of $7.30.
Date: February 15, 1865
Creator: Lee, A. G.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from William Haylon, January 24,1865]

Description: Letter from Wm. Haylon that Wm. R.? received transportation from Baltimore to Harpers Ferry at the cost of $3.00.
Date: January 24, 1865
Creator: Haylon, William
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from J. Lewis, January 13, 1865]

Description: Letter from Lewis that transportation was furnished from Cincinnati OH to Chenango Falls NY for Sergh. L. Cross at the cost of $13.30.
Date: January 13, 1865
Creator: Lewis, J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Statement of Transportation Costs Submitted to Army Paymaster]

Description: Form letter from Lewis to Lt. Col. Hiram Leonard (U.S. Army Paymaster) stating that transportation was furnished for Sergt. L. Cross from Cincinnati OH to Chenaugo Falls NY at the cost of $13.30.
Date: January 13, 1865
Creator: Lewis J.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections