DART Rolls Out D-Link All-Electric Buses

DART’s buses have changed a lot over the years. The agency now is introducing a new fleet of seven zero-emission electric buses. These bright magenta-and-yellow, battery-powered vehicles are being used for the D-Link route.

D-Link is the easy way to get around downtown Dallas. The buses run seven days a week and connect to riders to arts, entertainment, culture and dining. The best part: It’s a free ride, thanks to a partnership between DART, the city of Dallas and Downtown Dallas, Inc.

The new seven new zero-emission electric buses are partially funded by a $7.6 million grant that also funded the infrastructure for two overhead chargers installed at Convention Center Station. The Proterra Catalyst 35 buses join the electric light rail trains as zero-emission vehicles in DART’s transit fleet.

About DART Daily

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) gets you around 13 cities with rail, bus, paratransit, and rideshare services. We serve DFW International Airport and Fort Worth via the Trinity Railway Express (TRE). The service area consists of 13 cities: Addison, Carrollton, Cockrell Hill, Dallas, Farmers Branch, Garland, Glenn Heights, Highland Park, Irving, Plano, Richardson, Rowlett and University Park.
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