What is the Texas Downtown Association?

The Texas Downtown Association is a statewide, independent nonprofit organization that represents cities and towns of all sizes, economic development corporations, chambers of commerce, small businesses, nonprofits, and individuals from across Texas. TDA was founded in 1985 to connect and serve communities dedicated to downtown and commercial district development and revitalization. The organization was founded by Anice Read, credited with bringing the Main Street Program to Texas, and represent...   read full post »

posted on 2/8/2019


Carthage Main Street Youth Program

YAC group (courtesy of City of Carthage Main Street) Recently we asked members if anyone had established a youth advisory group for downtown. Cindy Deloney from the City of Carthage Main Street Program responded and graciously shared helpful information about how she and the Carthage Main Street Ad...   read full post »

posted on 2/27/2017


Job Opportunities

Main Street Manager
City of Mineral Wells

Economic Development Specialist
City of Navasota

Assistant State Coordinator
Texas Main Street Program

We are happy to share downtown related job openings for members at no cost.  Contact the TDA office for more information.

2019 TDA Legislative Agenda

The TDA Board of Directors recently adopted its 2019 Legislative Agenda. We encourage all members to download and share the agenda with their representatives.

Download the 2019 TDA Legislative Agenda