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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.

A D-Link Comparison: Clean Energy

DART understands that giving you the best ride also means looking out for your environment. Today we’re comparing our new D-Link Proterra buses with our solar-powered bus shelters. Both use clean energy to help you reach your destination. Two overhead … Continue reading

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A D-Link Comparison: Your Car

DART’s new line of zero-emission D-Link buses can seat 28 passengers, including the driver. That’s a bit more than your average five-passenger car. This month, DART introduced a new fleet of seven electric Proterra buses to service the D-Link Route. … Continue reading

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Moving DART to meet new demands

Transit industry leaders are meeting in Washington, DC this week to discuss how they can respond to the changing expectations of their customers. This column from DART’s President/Executive Director Gary Thomas was prepared for the American Public Transportation Association. By … Continue reading

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Faces of DART: Frederick’s Story

Today, we’re excited to hear more about Frederick Cerise’s story, President and CEO of Parkland Health and Hospital System. Faces of DART is diving deep to learn more about how multi-modal transit helps patients, hospital staff, volunteers and visitors access … Continue reading

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Photo Feature: A Dallas Icon

A Dallas Icon, can you guess it’s nickname or how I took this shot? . . . . . #dallastx #dallas #bigd #dfw #reuniontower #theball #aerialphotography #longhornhelicopters #heli #helicopter #helitour #djimavicair #dji #drone #visitdallas #instadfw #train #trainstagram #moodygrams #heatercentral #artofvisuals … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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DART’s Independence Day Schedule

Have a happy and safe Independence Day! As you make your holiday plans, remember that DART will operate on the following holiday schedule on Wednesday, July 4: Bus, light rail and Dallas Streetcar services will follow a Sunday schedule. Trinity … Continue reading

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Photo Feature: Night Vibes

Night vibes with @dartdaily ———————————————————— #gramslayers #urbanromantix #way2ill #agameoftones #vibegramz #ourstreetdays #nightshooters #launchdsigns #urbanandstreet #all2epic #streets_vision #streetxstory #agameoftones #reflectiongram #shotzdelight #cityunit #depthobsessed #visualambassadors #illgrammers #moodygrams #citykillerz #rsa_streetview #acreativevisual #rsa_night #streetleaks #tenbatough #mefototripods A post shared by Flux Media Productions (@fluxmediaproductions) … Continue reading

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Your Capital Planning Projects Periodical

We know that there is a lot going on at DART and in North Texas, that’s why we’re bringing you a Capital Planning Projects Periodical.  Each month, we’ll post an update about the status of some of our biggest projects. … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek: A Q&A with Composer Quinn Mason

Fine Arts Chamber Players’ free 2018 Basically Beethoven Festival begins Sunday, July 1, at 2:30 p.m. DART to the concert at Moody Performance Hall to hear the world premiere of composer Quinn Mason’s String Quartet No. 5. Fine Arts Chamber Players talked … Continue reading

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