Monthly Archives: December 2013

Transportation news roundup: M-Line trolley grows, high-tech traffic lights

Here are your transportation headlines for Dec. 23, 2013. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. On this day in transportation history: The Rutan Model 76 Voyager completed the first trip around the … Continue reading

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Rider Insider: Let DART help you shop and find things to do this weekend in D/FW

Did you know DART has a shuttle that runs from the Park Lane Station to NorthPark Mall in Dallas? Get more information about that route here and let us help you with your last-minute holiday shopping. If the mall drives … Continue reading

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Transportation news roundup: Bus passengers take down robber, driverless cars and public transit

Here are your transportation headlines for Dec. 20, 2013. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. On this day in transportation history: 1989 – Roger & Me, Michael Moore’s satire documentary about trying … Continue reading

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2013 DART Food Fight benefits Union Gospel Mission

It was a food fight of different sorts during the month of December. Every year, departments at DART compete in a food drive to benefit the Union Gospel Mission in Dallas. This year, the more than 3,000 employees donated a total of … Continue reading

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Transportation news roundup: Central Texas passenger rail chugs along, RoboCop PSA

Here are your transportation headlines for Dec. 19, 2013. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. On this day in transportation history: 1903 – The Williamsburg Bridge opened in New York City. It … Continue reading

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Now available: Print your receipts for GoPass℠ purchases

You asked for it and we delivered. Today, DART is giving GoPass℠ users the ability to view and print receipts for ticket purchases made through the app. Please note, you will need to have your phone accessible to login to … Continue reading

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Transportation news roundup: Airport worker saves baby, Amtrak ends no-show refunds

Here are your transportation headlines for Dec. 18, 2013. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. On this day in transportation history: • 1984 – The 1st Chevy Nova is introduced by New … Continue reading

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NPR photo project gets personal on New York City public transit

A special bond was formed and the daily ritual of the commute was interrupted recently in New York City thanks to a pair of NPR listeners. Every month, NPR invites listeners to contribute to a themed photo project via Instagram. … Continue reading

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Photos: DART, partners ‘Stuff a Bus’ with toys and goods for the holidays

With the support of community partners K104, Telemundo 39, KRNB 105.7, El Hispano News and The Dallas Weekly, DART “stuffed a bus” last week with toys, canned goods, socks and blankets to benefit two employee-organized charitable campaigns. Click above to … Continue reading

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Going Mobile: GoPass featured in Mass Transit Magazine

GoPass found itself front and center in a feature in Mass Transit Magazine’s December issue. In the write-up, Assistant Editor Joe Petrie looks at the adoption of mobile ticketing applications for fare collection companies and transit agencies. He highlights two … Continue reading

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