LongonBigD wrote:itsjrd1964 wrote:I wonder if there is any chance that there could be a future extension from the perimeter to downtown. I'm sure if it was the other way around, there would many prominent local pompom-shakers and developers chomping at the bit here to figure out a way for an extension the rest of the way to downtown Dallas.
If it were truly the other way around, I’m pretty sure we’d be in the same predicament.
Imagine if the proposed HSR were from OKC to Dallas, who exactly would be pressing to shove that thing through North Dallas, Preston Hollow, University Park, and finally Highland Park to get downtown?
I bet they would figure out a way around those wealthy enclaves haha
And in the event they did have to pass through, I'm sure they would create an underground route. Which could actually end up being awesome if they were to build a rapid transit route along (this city really needs rapid transit instead of this weird commuter light-rail system) the HSR tunnel. But anyways, just pipe dreams there. I'm sure the future Dallas to OKC route we'll likely go up Stemmons or some other "less disruptive" alternative.