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Pedestrian Trail and
Bridge over Mockingbird Lane Opens to Public
November 2nd, 2017, the
University Crossing Public Improvement District, City of Dallas Park and
Recreation Department, and Mobility Services Department today announced the opening of the
pedestrian trail and bridge over Mockingbird Lane. The statement bridge over
Mockingbird Lane and trail are the final pieces that connect Downtown Dallas to
White Rock Lake with a continuous pedestrian and bicycle access.
University Crossing trail extension will begin in Glencoe Park and traverse
over the new 6060 Bridge and through the University Crossing neighborhood until
it connects with the Skillman Ave. Bridge. The University Crossing Public
Improvement District (UCPID) will be adding additional lighting along the trail
for increased safety which will be completed by the end of Dec. 2017.
event to celebrate the bridge opening is planned for Saturday, Nov. 4 from 9am
– 11am in Glencoe Park and from 10am – 1pm in Mockingbird Station. Bridge
champion, Angela Hunt and “Bike Czar” Jared White will be in attendance to lead
a community bike ride across the bridge. In addition, City of Dallas
departments such as the Office of Cultural Affairs, Mobility Services and City
Hall on the Go will be at the event to help celebrate the new bridge and trail