Topic: Urban Planning + Design

“One Water” Guide Taps SARA Green Infrastructure Project

A Texas Hill Country guidebook on water stewardship features low-impact development guidelines Freese and Nichols drafted for the San Antonio River Authority and San Antonio’s Brooks Development.

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Robert L. Nichols Professional Service Award: Chance Sparks

Congratulations to Chance Sparks, an urban planner in Freese and Nichols’ San Marcos office, for receiving our Robert L. Nichols […]

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Stormwater’s Green Infrastructure Projects Highlighted Nationally

Green infrastructure projects developed by Freese and Nichols’ Stormwater and Urban Planning + Design teams for communities in three states […]

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Interns Get Up-Close Look at Bois d’Arc Lake

Touring the ongoing construction of the new $1.6 billion Bois d’Arc Lake gives college interns valuable insights into the kind of impactful projects they could help complete during their careers.

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Video Tour: Bois d’Arc Lake Starts Filling With Water

Congratulations to the North Texas Municipal Water District on this major milestone for Texas’ first new reservoir in nearly 30 years, a $1.6 billion program that Freese and Nichols has been proud to take part in.

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Lubbock Comprehensive Plan Embraces Collaboration for Fully Connected Response to Growth

Plan Lubbock 2040, the City’s first comprehensive planning effort in more than three decades, received a top honor from the American Planning Association – Texas Chapter.

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Wendy Shabay
Chance Sparks

Make Online Engagement Work for Your Community

When communities went into coronavirus lockdowns and canceled public meetings starting in March 2020, some cities were determined not to […]

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Wendy Shabay

San Marcos Staff Give Small Business a Boost

When the restaurant K-Bop opened in downtown San Marcos this year just off the Texas State University campus, it had […]

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Jeff Taylor

How Smart City Digital Linking Can Improve Disaster Management

Chuck Wolf, a water program manager in the Houston office who also teaches engineering at Texas A&M University, recently co-authored […]

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Wendy Shabay

Why the U.S. Census Matters for Our Work and Our Clients

At Freese and Nichols, our various planning groups regularly use U.S. Census Bureau data to forecast clients’ needs for water, […]

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Scott Vaughan

Irrigation Projects Show Their Conservation Impact

Freese and Nichols designed a money-saving system for the City of Duncanville to use water from Waterview Park (above) to […]

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Shad Comeaux

Tips For Revitalizing Your Town’s Downtown

City of Port Arthur Downtown Revitalization Plan As an Urban Planner, we’re often tasked with the great responsibility of helping […]

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