Monthly Archives: March 2014

Everything to know about the end of DART’s Fair Share Parking program

DART’s paid parking program in effect at Parker Road Station, North Carrollton/Frankford Station, Belt Line Station, and Northwest Plano Park & Ride officially ends on April 2, 2014. Beginning on April 3, 2014, parking at all DART Rail stations will be completely free. At Plano’s … Continue reading

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

•  Ride the DART Rail Orange Line to Irving Convention Center Station this weekend for the Texas AltCar Expo. Featuring engaging panel discussions, exciting keynote speakers and a ride and drive of the latest in alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles, the Expo is open to fleets, … Continue reading

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DART joins Earth Hour efforts for seventh year

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is turning off all non essential lights at its headquarters building, 1401 Pacific Avenue, Saturday, March 29 between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. DART is making a difference each day with its solar-powered bus shelters, zero-emissions trains, and … Continue reading

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Augmented reality bus stop gives riders a memorable moment

In a grab for some viral publicity, Pepsi Max has installed an interactive, augmented reality display at a busy bus shelter in London. At first glance, the display looks like a window, but passengers are soon surprised when meteors slam … Continue reading

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DART service to DFW Airport to begin August 18

There will be an easier and more affordable way to get to and from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport when DART’s 4.7-mile Orange Line extension opens to the public on August 18. The extension was originally projected to open in December … Continue reading

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News bits: Proposed trail hopes to connect to DART station, highlight lesser-known part of Dallas

A proposed hike-and-bike trail in Oak Cliff hopes to show off a lesser-known part of Dallas and connect to DART Rail through Westmoreland Station. According to The Dallas Morning News, city commissioners approved $3.7 million to pay for the four-mile … Continue reading

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Featured Tweet: ‘Cat Public Transit’ requested as future DART service

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

• Take the DART bus route 49 or DART Rail Orange Line or Green Line to Market Center Station, then an approximate 1/2 mile walk to the DFW Family Expo. The the largest baby, kids and family show in Dallas-Fort Worth with fun, entertainment, learning and hands-on activities is a celebration of the best … Continue reading

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Ask DART: Chickens on board?

Are chickens allowed on the Trinity Railway Express? @dartmedia They are on 1008A of Dallas right now. — Lance Venable (@LanceVenable) March 18, 2014 On Twitter, @LanceVeneble wonders about some chickens that made their way onto a TRE train. Sure, … Continue reading

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Photos: See the green-clad folks taking DART to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Dallas

(Credit: Joe Swift Photography) Thanks for riding!

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