Monthly Archives: February 2015

Featured Photo: Las Colinas Urban Center Station at night

Thanks to Instagram user Stephen Goodgame for this shot of a train passing through Las Colinas Urban Center Station.

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#StuckInTraffic: Participate in a Twitter Town Hall with national transportation leaders

Update: See the recap of the chat over here. Original entry: The U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and Chairman of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Rep. Bill Shuster will be taking to Twitter today to answer questions about … Continue reading

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Video: Don’t let poor transit etiquette ruin your chance at love

Thanks to our transit peers at Metro LA for this video about how poor transit etiquette could ruin your chance at finding love.

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Photo: See DART’s path to downtown Dallas from the new Parkland Memorial Hospital

Thanks to David Gillespie for this wonderful photo from the helipad of the new Parkland Memorial Hospital. The photo is bisected by DART’s light rail tracks heading directly to downtown Dallas. The new Parkland Memorial Hospital opens to patients on … Continue reading

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

• Ride the DART Rail Orange Line to Irving Convention Center Station for Dallas Comic Con Fan Days 2015. Sci-Fi and comic fans have the opportunity to get autographs, have a picture taken and listen to panels and Q&A’s with their favorite stars. Scheduled … Continue reading

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DART to add seven all-electric buses with $7.6m federal grant

As part of the Low or No Emission Vehicle Deployment Program we first told you about a year ago, DART is being awarded a $7.6 million grant for seven all-electric Proterra buses and the infrastructure to charge and maintain them. … Continue reading

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Video: Gary Thomas talks about DART’s human trafficking awareness campaign

DART President and Executive Director Gary Thomas talks about DART’s efforts to raise awareness on human trafficking. Click here to learn more about the steps DART is taking to raise awareness about human trafficking in the Dallas-Fort Worth region. The … Continue reading

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DART, Zipcar collaboration helps complete the ‘last mile’

DART and car-sharing service Zipcar are creating a new connection to make public transit a more practical option for Dallas-area commuters. Zipcar is now parking two vehicles at Mockingbird Station. The cars are located at two marked spots in the … Continue reading

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Destination DART: The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes

Elementary and more! The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes is bringing Baker Street to Downtown Dallas and one of the most famous literary detectives to life. Step into his world at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Guests will … Continue reading

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Video: See the Dallas building implosion that halted DART service

DART officials were paying close attention to the implosion of the 12-story former ACS/Xerox building in Dallas Sunday. The reason? The building sat 100-feet above DART’s rail tunnel between Cityplace/Uptown and Mockingbird stations. DART halted service in the tunnels for … Continue reading

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