Monthly Archives: December 2015

DART ‘Food Fight’ collects 28 tons of food for local charity

DART employees collected 55,029 pounds of various food items this holiday season to benefit the Union Gospel Mission of Dallas. Completely supported by individual, business and church donations, Union Gospel Mission has been sheltering and serving homeless men and women … Continue reading

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DART and TRE Make Christmas and New Year’s Eve Plans

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and the Trinity Railway Express (TRE) are operating on an adjusted schedule for Christmas and New Year’s. For the first time New Year’s Eve features free rides and later rail service thanks to a new … Continue reading

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DART Police play Santa at Dallas-area mall

Santa got some help delivering gifts and food from DART Police at the Southwest Center Mall in Dallas this year. Through their annual Santa Cops program DART police and more than 200 others volunteered to distribute collected donations to approximately … Continue reading

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Where Richardson and Plano Meet: Large developments rise near CityLine and Bush Turnpike Station

Editor’s note: This item originally appeared in the November 2015 issue of Inmotion. Once empty fields surrounding Bush Turnpike Station, located on the border of Richardson and Plano, are being filled with an expansive mix of residential and commercial development. … Continue reading

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Rider Insider: Find fun holiday activities this weekend in Dallas-Fort Worth

Ride the DART Rail Red Line or Blue Line to Union Station and Convention Center Station Sunday for the 2015 Dallas Marathon, Half Marathon and Behringer Relay races. The 26.2 miles of the marathon course will remain consistent with the 2014 race course. The … Continue reading

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DART Art: Farmers Branch Station designed as an urban landscape

Artist Lisa Ehrich designed Farmers Branch Station to be an urban landscape that honors the history and foundation of the community with an eye toward tomorrow. The windscreens layer modern photographs of Farmers Branch over historical ones. The resulting composites … Continue reading

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News bits: DART Board called ‘smart’ for adopting policy changes

A smart move by #DART. @dartmedia https://t.co/R38xtrGDQb pic.twitter.com/7tJpKJPcAk — Mike Drago (@MikeDrago) December 9, 2015 Tuesday, the DART Board adopted policy changes easing the requirement for new cities to contract DART’s services. The 8-5 vote allows new cities to contract … Continue reading

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Photos: DART bus ‘Stuffed’ with toys, supplies

Thanks to everyone that came out to Mockingbird Station last week to “Stuff a Bus” with donations of adult socks, blankets, canned food and unwrapped toys for children. See some photos from the event below. These toys and supplies benefit … Continue reading

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Ring in the New Year safely with a free ride on DART, courtesy of Miller Lite

For the first time, the Original Light Beer is partnering with Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and Andrews Distributing to help ring in the New Year safely. Miller Lite Free Rides® will be available on all DART buses and trains … Continue reading

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Rider Insider: Find fun holiday activities this weekend in Dallas-Fort Worth

• Ride the DART Rail Green Line to Fair Park Station or MLK, Jr. Station this weekend for Holiday Delights at Fair Park. This free holiday festival and market marks the beginning of a full season of holiday events at Fair Park. It’s happening … Continue reading

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