The city of Frisco has passed a landmark with its population topping 150,000. With 20,000 new people moving in the last two-and-a-half years, the city is one of the fastest growing in the country.
State officials will vote later this week on approving $1 billion in loans and financial help to fund future water projects across Texas.
Amid record-shattering rainfalls and flooding, it’s hard for Texans to think of something like a drought. The fact, however, remains: It will be a problem in the near future. Planners speculate that with Texas’ booming population, preparation for a drought it something we should be taking more action on.
A report is projecting the state’s population to double by 2050 if migration into Texas continues at the same pace it did in the last decade.
While Texas has bragging rights to a network that includes the most highway lanes in the nation, everything is not rosy.
The growing numbers of people has given way to a competitive housing market where buyers usually get outbid and end up having to go over budget to buy their ideal homes.
Austin is booming in economic and population growth, but the city’s success is also making it more expensive.
Tuesday’s ballot measure was widely expected to pass. It had the backing of environmental groups and most of the state’s top elected officials, including Republican Gov. Rick Perry.
In the struggle between progress and preservation, the City of Frisco finds itself at another intersection. This time it’s Legacy and Warren.
The phenomenal growth north of Dallas draws some concern about future growth if the water supply becomes an issue.
New census estimates show most of the nation’s largest cities have further enhanced their allure — including several in Texas.
The U.S. Census Bureau reports the population of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan region soared faster over a one-year period than any other in the country, with the Houston area coming in second.