Neighborhoods & City Life Features

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Downtown Dallas Districts
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Take Dallas for a Spin

Did you know that the City of Dallas has 188.6 miles of lanes for biking, with more on the way? From shared road lanes to regular and buffered bike lanes, not to mention multi-use trails, there are biking options available citywide. For example, Dallas currently has 150 miles of trails, with another 50 miles in development. A heavily anticipated addition is the Mockingbird extension, which is currently being built. Read more...



Kids Love Downtown Dallas Too

My family loves Downtown Dallas for so many different reasons. We live four miles from Downtown so we use the neighborhood and surrounding areas as our playground. Downtown is an awesome place to spend your weekend, whether you are the kind of person who loves to eat, who enjoys a good view, who likes to be active, or if you simply want to experience a really cool city. Read more...





Survey of Dallas Central Business District Residents


In November of 2016, the City of Dallas Office of Economic Development and Downtown Dallas, Inc. (DDI) conducted a survey of residents within Dallas’ Central Business District (CBD), otherwise known as downtown Dallas. The purpose of this survey was to provide valuable information about downtown households to potential retailers, employers, and investors to better meet the needs of residents. Over 466 CBD residents responded via SurveyMonkey. Respondents were solicited through social media and email newsletters. Read more...








Dallas' Sister City Sendai, Japan


In 1991, the Japan American Society in Dallas (JASD) formed the Dallas/Japan Sister Cities Committee and began the search for a Japanese sister city. The committee quickly selected the city of Sendai, and after several visits by representatives from both cities, the agreement proceeded. Dallas and Sendai enjoyed a number of exchanges long before the International Sister Agreement was officially signed in 1996, and there have been a number of business partnerships created between the two cities since 1991. The Sendai relationship is currently Dallas' most active sister city relationship, with two exchange programs each year and a number of other events. Read more...