Monthly Archives: July 2015

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

• Ride the DART Rail Red Line, Blue Line, Green Line or Orange Line toPearl/Arts District Station or St. Paul Station tonight for Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art held from 6 p.m. to midnight. Back by popular demand, join the DMA … Continue reading

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Featured Photo: Paramount at West End

Thanks to Instagram user @runall50 for this shot of a DART light rail vehicle traveling under the Paramount sign near West End Station. Keep sharing your DART photos on Twitter and Instagram!

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DART Art: Cedars Station links a neighborhood anew

The Cedars area, named for its magnificent forest of conifer trees, was once a late 19th-century district of Victorian homes and one of Dallas’ first neighborhoods. However, industrial growth altered its residential character, and modern expressways stranded the area from … Continue reading

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Explore the Fort Worth Stockyards on Staycation Wednesdays on the TRE

Looking for something fun to do with the kids this week? Why not experience the sights and sounds of the Old West with a train ride to the Fort Worth Stockyards. DART has teamed up with KVIL for Staycation Wednesdays … Continue reading

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Ask Gary: Why is it important to pay attention to the first/last mile of a customer’s trip?

Editor’s Note: This item originally appeared in the April 2015 edition of Inmotion. We must consider the entire trip – not just DART’s part – if we are going to persuade more people to ride public transportation. Locally and nationally, … Continue reading

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

• Ride DART Bus Route 52 to The Urban Slide this weekend. The Urban Slide is one of the world’s best Slip N’ Slides. It is equipped with the latest vinyl, technology in recirculating water, built for steady sliding and extraordinary family fun! … Continue reading

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Featured Photo: Film teacher explores the DART Red Line

Jay Schaertl is a film teacher at Uplift Peak Prepatory school in Dallas and recently took to the DART Red Line to shoot a scene for a short film. Learn more about Schaertl’s work on the Uplift Voices blog. Interested in shooting … Continue reading

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DART Art: Union Station stands at crossroads of transit history

Built in 1914, Union Station is a testament to the Age of Steam and to the role railroads played in Dallas’ growth. Now the station again assumes a central role, uniting DART, the TRE and Amtrak. Station brickwork directly reflects … Continue reading

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Explore the Dallas-Fort Worth area with KVIL on the Trinity Railway Express

If a vacation out of town doesn’t fit your schedule or your budget, DART invites you to take advantage of TRE Staycation Wednesdays. On select dates this month and next, North Texans have the opportunity to catch a train with … Continue reading

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MegaFest Returns to North Texas

Editor’s Note: This item originally appeared in the April 2015 edition of Inmotion. MegaFest, a three-day, family-friendly festival presented by T.D. Jakes Ministries, returns to Dallas in August. Organizers expect the event to draw up to 85,000 people, 70 percent … Continue reading

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