Monthly Archives: December 2016

Downtown Plano Cultural District: An Official Destination

Whether you’re headed for a bite to eat at Lockhart Smokehouse or are on your way to shop at Southern Vintage Glam, you can ride DART to Downtown Plano Cultural District to discover the dining, entertainment and leisure activities the … Continue reading

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4 Things You Need to Know About D2: Working Together

We need your input and support as we continue planning D2. A subway presents a unique set of challenges we will have to work through to make the best use of our resources, balance everyone’s interests, and position the downtown … Continue reading

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DART and TRE Reduce Schedules for the Holidays

Whether you’re visiting family, shopping for gifts or going out with your friends and loved ones, let DART be your ride this holiday season. Remember, DART and TRE reduce their bus and train schedules on the holiday weekends, so stay … Continue reading

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MillerCoors to Offer You Free DART Rides this New Year’s Eve

For the second year in a row, MillerCoors will pick up your transit tab this New Year’s Eve and offer you free rides on all buses, light rail trains, paratransit vehicles and the Trinity Railway Express (TRE) from Union Station to … Continue reading

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4 Things You Need to Know About D2: Sustainability

Projects like D2 are built for the future. North Texas keeps booming; the population of DART service cities is expected to increase 36 percent by 2040! Expanding capacity now to accommodate our region’s future transit needs is a top priority. … Continue reading

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Rider Insider: A Few Holiday Events for Your Weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out these DARTable holiday events. Santa’s Village Richardson  Santa’s Village, a tiny town of 16 holiday dwellings on the north side of Richardson City Hall, is a holiday tradition for families from Richardson and … Continue reading

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4 Things You Need to Know About D2: Cost

Securing funding for large Capital Investment Projects like D2 can be a complex process. Before the DART Board and DART decided to pursue a subway design for D2, DART was seeking a 50 percent match, or approximately $325 million, from … Continue reading

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D2: Collaborating for Success

A System for Our Entire Community DART is an essential part of the fabric of North Texas.  Our transit system does so much more than get folks from Point A to Point B.  DART drives economic development, builds communities, and … Continue reading

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Little Free Libraries: Drafting Designs with the Rider in Mind

After hearing the public’s ideas about Little Free Libraries at DART’s stations, local architects are bringing them to life. On Tuesday, Dallas architects from HKS, Perkins+Will, Shipley Architects and AECOM presented conceptual designs of three Little Free Libraries for Akard and St. … Continue reading

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4 Things You Need to Know About D2: Timeline

DART listens to its stakeholders and the public when developing a new project like D2, to make sure we are creating a transit project that best serves the North Texas community. We heard extensive feedback during the development phase that … Continue reading

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