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Summer 2012

Interview with David Demarest, chairman of Trinity Strand Trail, about his connection to the Trinity River.
Trinity Strand Trail granted $400K by TIF board for design of the soft surface trail along the river channel!

March 2012

Trinity Strand Trail - Work in Dallas Moving Forward


December 2011

Debbie Fetterman writes about the Jingle Bell Run participants in her blog... read it here!

September 2011

Trinity Strand Trail participates in PARK(ing) Day Dallas.

July 2011

The City of Dallas will seek bids for the construction of a hike-and-bike trail along the old Trinity River channel -- a project that local businesses say will enliven the industrial area with restaurants, residences and foot traffic.

January 2011

Trinity Strand Trail highlighted on #20 in D Magazine's "20 for 2011".


May 2010

What an exciting day for Trinity Strand Trail! Our press conference with Mayor Tom Leppert and Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Pauline Medrano (also the Councilmember for our district) showcased a major milestone for our project... the completion of Turtle Creek Plaza. After years of hard work, not to mention the dedication and determination of many special friends, supporters and contributors, we were able to celebrate this great accomplishment. Click here to see the video!

January 2010

Trinity Strand Trail used as example to promote NCTCOG funding process.


December 2009

Trinity Strand Trail and Dallas Mavericks partner with Luke's Locker to bring back the Jingle Bell Run. Please visit for more information.
Debbie Fetterman writes about the Jingle Bell Run and Trinity Strand Trail in "Jingle Bell Run shakes off four years of rust".

September 2009

Trailhead at Hi Line Drive and the river channel completed.

July 2009

Lights…camera…action Trinity Strand Trail is a featured projects in the state documentary highlighting projects in Texas that promote healthy community-wide changes. Just click on the section “Increasing Physical Activity” and take a look!

July 2009

The Meadows Foundation grants $41,000 for operating support.

June 2009

The George and Fay Young Foundation provides $25,000 grant for administrative costs.

January 2009

Friends of the Trinity Strand Trail and Mike Kutner receive Great Texas Trailhead Planning/Design Award from Texas Trails Network.


September 2008

The Hoblitzelle Foundation grants $50,000 to the Trinity Strand Trail for development and planning.

May 2008

Long before Dallas' Trinity tollway is built a little ribbon of pavement called the Trinity Strand Trail will give walkers, runners, rollerbladers and bikers a sorely needed option for their exercise of choice. Click here to read the article.


December 2007

Received the Dream Study 2007 Urban Design Award from Dallas Planning Council.

October 2007

Secured land donation for the Trinity Strand Trail/Katy Trail Connection.


November 2006

Dallas City bond election approved by voters provides $2.5 million for Trinity Strand Trail.

August 2006

The Eugene McDermott Foundation provides $100,000 grant for staff development.

June 2006

The Hoblitzelle Foundation grants $150,000 for design/construction.


June 2005

Dallas City Council establishes the Dallas Design District TIF District.

April 2005

White Ibis flock, Snowy Egret and Mallards sighted - Group identified 20 bird species along the Old Meanders.


The reach of the Old Trinity meanders between Stemmons Park and Medical District Drive designated a "Park" by the Dallas Park & Recreation Department.


2003 bond program designates $1 million to Trinity Strand Trail for design and match for federal funds.