Monthly Archives: January 2014

Rider Insider: Find things to do this weekend in D/FW

• Ride the DART Rail Orange Line to Irving Convention Center Station for ZestFest 2014 at the Irving Convention Center, 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd. ZestFest 2014 brings together the spiciest exhibitors and products from around the country for one sizzling weekend. ZestFest is … Continue reading

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Spotted on DART: Lego tourists show their Dallas pride

#DallasBIG #lego tourists at it again. This time at @dartmedia's Saint Paul Station. #Dallas #DARTrail pic.twitter.com/kj9Q2Fy044 — C. Troy Mathis (@CTroyMathis) January 22, 2014 More information: visitdallas.com

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Transportation news roundup: First ‘mass transit’ Super Bowl, Train innovation trumping planes

Here are your transportation headlines for Jan. 22, 2014. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. On this day in transportation history: 1968 – The Boeing 747 “jumbo jet” is introduced in on … Continue reading

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Ask DART: What’s with the next-stop information on DART bus digital screens?

With a goal of making riding the bus easier and friendlier, DART is gradually rolling out new technology that will display next-stop information on the LCD screens built into the new fleet of buses. The chances are slim that you’ve … Continue reading

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Transportation news roundup: High speed rail hopes in Texas, Google Glass motorist cleared

Here are your transportation headlines for Jan. 21, 2014. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. On this day in transportation history: 2009 – Toyota passes GM as the world’s biggest automaker. Google … Continue reading

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Rider Insider: Find things to do this weekend in D/FW

• Ride any line on the DART Rail System to Pearl/Arts District Station for Pilobolus at the Winspear Opera House. Ingenious, funny and intriguing, Pilobolus redefines modern dance with their unique use of the body as a prop. Having been seen around … Continue reading

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DART service information for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday and events

Riders on bus routes 2, 11, 12, 26, 35 and 409 should anticipate detours on Saturday, Jan. 18 and Monday, Jan. 20 for events relating to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Saturday – The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade … Continue reading

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Transportation news roundup: Subway to the ocean, Gen Y consumers buying high-tech vehicles

Here are your transportation headlines for Jan. 17, 2014. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. On this day in transportation history: 1953 – General Motors unveils the Corvette at the Motorama auto … Continue reading

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Arlington student paper checks in on the MetroArlingtonXpress bus service

The University of Texas at Arlington’s student newspaper, The Shorthorn, checked in with city officials to see how the MetroArlingtonXpress (MAX) is faring after almost five months of service. The verdict? Ridership is nice and steady. Officials tell The Shorthorn’s … Continue reading

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Video: Meet New York City’s voice of the subway

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