Monthly Archives: June 2016

Extending Light Rail Service to Irving

  Bill M. relocated to North Texas a year ago. He chose to live in Irving because he wanted to be near public transit, especially since his employer participates in the DART Employer Annual Pass program – making his commuting … Continue reading

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Chance to Ride Free on July 20 with DART and the TRE!

In celebration of 20 years of light rail and commuter rail, DART is offering customers the chance to win a free ride*. Visit GoPass.biz and enter promo code uvmqtj8i for a chance to win a FREE Local Day Pass! The … Continue reading

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Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson: DART a Vital Asset to North Texas

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson shares her thoughts on 20 years of DART Rail: DART is a vital asset to North Texas. Since the opening of its first 11.2 miles of light rail in 1996, DART has remained steadfast in its … Continue reading

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Federal Funding: Competitiveness is Key

When DART submits a proposal like the one for D2 to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), there’s a lot more involved than simply asking for and receiving the amount of federal funding needed to complete the project. The federal government … Continue reading

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Irving Community Television spotlights rail anniversaries

Irving is home to five light rail stations, with the first three opening in 2012. Irving Community Television Network came to the customer events at Union Station marking the 20th anniversary of the debut of DART Rail. Later this year, … Continue reading

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Take the Train to Musical Good Times

Today the world celebrates Make Music Day – although that’s is every day in the Dallas area, a hotbed of music since the 1920s. In more than 700 cities around the world, every kind of performer will hit the streets … Continue reading

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Budgeting Not Just Money, But Time

Downtown Dallas needs a second rail alignment to alleviate bottlenecks and increase both capacity and flexibility. These improvements are vital to accommodate the fast-paced growth in our region. Any major infrastructure project takes time; but the more time it takes, … Continue reading

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United Way grant to help fund Dallas Innovation Alliance

The Dallas Innovation Alliance is receiving a $205,000 social innovation grant from the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas. DART is a founding member of the DIA. The funds will be used to support the DIA’s operations in 2016, as well … Continue reading

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Hankerin’ for home cookin’? DART’s got you covered.

Country cooking, comfort food, soul food – you know it when you taste it: simple, hearty and made with love. June is Country Cooking Month, and it just so happens that some great examples of it are completely DARTable. Ellen’s … Continue reading

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2009-2010: The Green Line Changed Everything

  If you really like trains, you can ride the Trinity Railway Express from Fort Worth to Victory Station in Downtown Dallas, take DART Rail to Trinity Mills Station in Carrollton, then ride the A-train to Downtown Denton. This rail-fan … Continue reading

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