Monthly Archives: December 2014

DART receives ‘Built Award’ from the Greater Dallas Planning Council

DART is honored to be the recipient of the “Built Award” from the Greater Dallas Planning Council for the Orange Line extension to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. According to GDPC, the Built Award recognizes built projects that contribute to the … Continue reading

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DART ‘fights’ to help fill pantry of local food charity

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is delivering tons more food to the Union Gospel Mission as part of the agency’s 18th annual “Friendly Food Fight.” The fun competition held the first two weeks in December saw employees and agency consultants … Continue reading

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Featured photo: DART in black and white

Thanks to Instagram user outhousecreative for this great shot of the escalator at Mockingbird Station! View this post on Instagram #dart #ChristmasInMyCity #dallas A post shared by jeff (@outhousecreative) on Dec 15, 2014 at 4:49pm PST

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DART delivers Fighting Illini, Bulldogs to the Heart of Dallas Bowl

Fighting Illini and Bulldog fans look no further than DART next Friday when the Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl comes to the Cotton Bowl at Fair Park. DART’s light rail provides direct service to fans traveling to the bowl pitting … Continue reading

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Rider Insider: Find things to do this weekend in Dallas-Fort Worth

• Ride the DART Rail Green Line to Fair Park Station this weekend for KwanzaaFest. The free event has family friendly activities and services include mini-concerts with local singers, dancers and performers; a variety of vendors; dedicated children’s activities; health screenings; and more. … Continue reading

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DART called upon to help displaced residents during an apartment fire

50+ ppl going to extended stay hotels after early morning fatal fire at senior living facility in NE Dallas — Natalie Solis (@Fox4Natalie) December 10, 2014 Occasionally, DART is called upon to help out local communities in very special … Continue reading

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Ride DART to the MetroPCS Dallas Marathon

This Sunday, Dec. 14, tens of thousands will descend upon downtown Dallas for the MetroPCS Dallas Marathon. No matter where you’re from and whether you’re running, volunteering or cheering, DART can help you get there. The West End Station (served by … Continue reading

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Photo: Vanpool supplier delivers for DART’s food drive

DART’s food drive benefiting the Union Gospel Mission received a nice boost last week when representatives from vRide showed up with a car full of food donations. vRide provides the lease, maintenance, insurance, and delivery of multi-passenger vans that DART … Continue reading

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Weekend news bits: Santas pack DART, GoPass earns rave reviews

No, Santa hasn’t traded in the reindeer for DART’s light rail, but rather hundreds of Santas packed onto a DART train over the weekend as part of the Dallas Santa Rampage. See more pictures from the event right here. Elsewhere, … Continue reading

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Rider Insider: Ride DART to holiday events this weekend in Dallas-Fort Worth

• Ride the DART Rail Green Line to Downtown Carrollton Station Friday night for Candlelight Christmas in Downtown Carrollton. The event takes place from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. There will be a tree lighting at the Gazebo, carolers in period costume, karaoke in … Continue reading

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