Monthly Archives: April 2014

DART begins light rail train testing to DFW Airport Station

Test trains are running between Belt Line Station and the new DFW Airport Station at Terminal A. Trains are traveling the five mile extension of the Orange Line to test train movement, the overhead electrical system, vehicle clearances, signals, equipment … Continue reading

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See Tracks? Think Train!: New public safety campaign promotes safety around rail tracks

A new public safety campaign called “See Tracks? Think Train!” has launched from non-profit education group Operation Lifesaver. The campaign promotes safety for pedestrians and drivers around railroad tracks and crossings. “Every day someone’s risky behavior around railroad tracks gets … Continue reading

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DART to DFW: Meet Frank Crockett, Jr., bus operator

“DART to DFW: Connecting you to the World” is a video series where you get to meet individuals around DART that are helping make the connection to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Look for a new person featured every Tuesday until … Continue reading

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News bits: Fort Worth’s The T welcomes new president

The T in Fort Worth welcomes a new president to the area. Today is the first day of work for Paul Ballard, who makes his way to Fort Worth after being the CEO of the Nashville MTA and Regional Transportation … Continue reading

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

• Ride the Trinity Railway Express (including special Sunday service) to Fort Worth for the Main Street Art Festival this weekend. The four-day festival spans more than 27 blocks from the Tarrant County Courthouse to the Fort Worth Convention Center while showcasing 213 … Continue reading

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See the winners of DART’s 2014 Student Art Contest at the Dallas Museum of Art

Head over to the Dallas Museum of Art to check out all of the winners of DART’s 2014 Student Art Contest. The artwork will be on display until April 22nd and is free to all visitors of the museum. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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Photos: Music and arts festivals draw thousands to downtown Dallas

It was a busy weekend in Dallas with the March Madness Music Festival, Deep Ellum Arts Festival, Disney on Ice and more stopping in town and drawing thousands of visitors. See photos from some of the activity above.

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DART to DFW: Meet Patrick Powers, QA project manager

“DART to DFW: Connecting you to the World” is a video series where you get to meet individuals around DART that are helping make the connection to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Look for a new person featured every Tuesday until … Continue reading

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News bits: Arlington’s MAX grabbing headlines across the state

The Metro ArlingtonXpress (MAX) grabbed some statewide headlines this morning. The Texas Tribune, which is based out of Austin, took a look at the pilot commuter bus service and Arlington’s history with public transit. Last year, the City Council unanimously … Continue reading

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New DART board member appointed by the City of Dallas

The City of Dallas has appointed Michele Wong Krause to the DART board of directors replacing previous Dallas representative William Tsao. Krause is a former associate municipal judge in Dallas and now an attorney at Wong Krause Law Firm of … Continue reading

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