Monthly Archives: October 2015

DART, NABI mark end of one era with a new beginning

Officials from DART and New Flyer celebrated the end of an era last week with the delivery of the last NABI-branded low-floor transit bus to DART. This bus, which you’ll see on the streets as bus number 42101, is also … Continue reading

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Rider Insider: DART to the final weekend of the State Fair of Texas

It’s your last chance to DART to the State Fair of Texas and save $2 off your ticket with GoPass. Eat one final corny dog and catch the pig races one last time before the fair closes up shop for … Continue reading

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Video: Vix selected to implement new fare-payment system for DART

Announced last week, Vix Technology has been selected to implement a new, state-of-the-art fare payment system for DART. This new system will allow DART customers the flexibility to pay via NFC-enabled smartphones, third party or agency-issued transit cards, or use … Continue reading

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Feature Photo: Fireworks show illuminates DART Rail tracks

Thanks to Anthony Blake for sharing this photo of the The Reunion concert fireworks show this past Friday. DART Rail and freight tracks are seen below Reunion Tower. Interested in capturing a similar photo? Check out the map below to … Continue reading

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DART to get dibs on Proterra’s first 35-foot electric buses

Electric-bus manufacturer Proterra has unveiled a new, 35-foot version of its Catalyst bus and announced that DART will be the first public transportation agency to receive the new all-electric bus. In an announcement last week, Proterra said the new buses … Continue reading

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Video: In car-centric Texas, cities reap economic boon from light rail

PBS NewsHour Weekend visited the Dallas area recently to take a look at how DART operates in car-centric Dallas and how development is sprouting around the rail lines. Thanks to PBS NewsHour Weekend for the coverage and thanks to workers … Continue reading

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DART to the Red River Showdown: What you need to know

It’s the 110th match up between the University of Texas and Oklahoma and one of DART’s biggest ridership days. Before you hop on a train, check out the information below. We run service a little differently to ensure everyone is … Continue reading

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Dallas Streetcar recognized at international Light Rail Awards ceremony

The Dallas Streetcar was the recepient of two awards this week at the Light Rail Awards ceremony held in London. Brookville Equipment Corporation won the Technical Innovation award for the design and build of the Liberty Modern Streetcar, which is … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Streetcars & The State Fair of Texas

Fairgoers have been relying on DART Light Rail to take them to and from The State Fair of Texas since the Green Line opened in September of 2009, but more than seven decades earlier fairgoers were still relying on public … Continue reading

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Did You Know? Snapchat Has a Traveling Man Filter

Did you know the Traveling Man of #DeepEllum has his own SnapChat filter?! @dartmedia http://t.co/bisPanj9vU— Jade Smith (@jdesmth) September 23, 2015 The Traveling Man has been a part of the Deep Ellum landscape since 2009, but now he’s taking his … Continue reading

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