Monthly Archives: February 2014

DART, TRE passengers to be advised of construction near Victory Station

Construction has officially begun on a seven-story parking facility between Victory Station and the American Airlines Center. The garage, which is unaffiliated with DART, will be completed in approximately 15 months. In the meantime, the walkway between Victory Station and … Continue reading

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Did you know: DART has Winter Olympics history of its own?

With the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi wrapping up this weekend, did you know DART has its own link to the Winter Olympics? Pay a visit to the DART headquarters in downtown Dallas and you’ll find a torch used … Continue reading

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Around the Nation: NYC experiments with touchscreen subway maps

Check out these interactive, touchscreen subway maps that have debuted at Grand Central Station in New York City. The project is a collaboration between MTA and Control Group, a local design and technology consultancy firm. Importantly, the city isn’t paying … Continue reading

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News bits: APT connecting DART, Las Colinas

Have you tried out the Las Colinas Area Personal Transit System? More and more passengers are trying out the system with the opening of DART’s Las Colinas Urban Center Station serving the Orange Line. NeighborsGo took a deeper look at … Continue reading

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

• Ride the DART Rail Green Line to Fair Park Station or MLK, Jr. Station through March 2 for The Little Mermaid presented by Dallas Summer Musicals at the Music Hall at Fair Park, 909 1st Ave. Based on the Disney animated film and hit Broadway musical, The Little Mermaid … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day roundup: Love and transit across the nation

Transit love stories: Meeting Cupid on the bus or train [USA Today] Each day in the USA, millions of people hop on the bus or train, or both, for a ride to work and back. Or they take transit to … Continue reading

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North Lake College student captures DART in award-winning photo

Check out this great photo of a DART light rail vehicle passing by the clock sculpture at Akard Station. The photo was shot by North Lake College student Chirag Sainju and received honorable mentions at an area art show. The … Continue reading

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News bits: FTA Deputy Administrator shares thoughts on Dallas-area transit

Federal Transportation Administration Deputy Administrator Therese McMillan attended a local conference and toured the new DFW Airport Station last week and now has shared her thoughts on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Fast Lane blog. So, if a conference I … Continue reading

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DART explores adding electric buses to fleet

DART is exploring adding all-electric buses to its fleet with the financial help of a Federal Transportation Administration grant. The grant, called the Low or No Emission Vehicle Deployment Program, is offering $24.9 million to deploy clean and energy-efficient vehicles … Continue reading

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Photos: Look at some of the most beautiful train stations in the world

From the United States, to Malaysia, to Finland, to Mozambique, MentalFloss.com takes a look at 14 of the most beautiful train stations in the world. Grand Central Station is the only U.S. train station to make the cut. Either way, … Continue reading

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