September 13, 2017 - Dallas Morning News, Liz Farmer -

The Dallas City Council on Wednesday gave its support to plans to build a downtown subway route under Commerce Street.

Council members also tentatively approved a new streetcar line that would connect the city's two existing streetcar lines through downtown. A large part of the new line also would run along Commerce. The council supported both plans unanimously.

Dallas Area Rapid Transit will continue design work on the projects as the agency pursues federal funding, DART spokesman Morgan Lyons said.

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