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Dallas Innovates

October 28, 2021

Richardson Launches New Office of Innovation & Placemaking Initiatives

We are excited to see the City of Richardson making strides toward implementing their vision for reinvestment and redevelopment of key areas of the city including the Collins-Arapaho district that was the focus of our 2018 TOD and Innovation District Study. The city has announced the creation of the Office of Innovation & Placemaking Initiatives, which will manage six priority reinvestment and redevelopment areas. The new office will also oversee operations and programming for the Richardson Innovation Quarter Headquarters (IQ HQ) which is slated to open in 2022.

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Greater Dallas Planning Council

November 12, 2019

Collins/Arapaho Transit-Oriented Development and Innovation District Study Wins Unbuilt Dream Award

Unbuilt Dream/Study Award Honorable Mention: City of Richardson Collins/Arapaho Transit-Oriented Development and Innovation District. The team included the City of Richardson, Richardson Chamber of Commerce, Interface Studio, Ninigret Partners, Big Red Dog, Kimley-Horn, Inc., Strategic CommunitySolutions LLC, and Better Block

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Community Impact Newspaper

September 18, 2019

Richardson awarded $100,000 grant for mobility improvements in the Innovation District

Richardson will put the money toward a road diet along Greenville Avenue that will remove driving lanes in favor of bike lanes and a pedestrian crossing, Transportation Engineer Daniel Herrig said in the release. The city believes this will better connect Dallas Area Rapid Transit riders coming from Arapaho Center Station to the Innovation District and vice versa.

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Better Block Foundation

July 08, 2019

Kicking Off Richardson’s Innovation District with a Pop Up

Seeing Duck Creek activated through a pop-up park provided a visual sense of opportunity for the area, encouraging more creative and people-oriented development for the corridor’s future. The City of Richardson is currently working on amending zoning entitlements in the Innovation District to promote the type of growth they foresee.

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City of Richardson

June 26, 2019

Richardson Earns Regional Development Excellence Award for Collins/Arapaho Transit-Oriented Development and Innovation District Study

Our Collins / Arapaho Transit-Oriented Development and Innovation District Plan received a Celebrating Leadership in Development Excellence (CLIDE) Award! Shout out to Richardson Redevelopment for their leadership and Ninigret Partners and BIG RED DOG ENGINEERING for their work on the plan.

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April 11, 2018

Innovation and Evolution in North Texas

Richardson, a first ring suburb in the fast growing Dallas-Fort Worth metro area, has kicked off a Transit-Oriented Development and Innovation District Study to imagine its evolution as technology and the region changes.

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