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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.

DART’s Holiday Stuff a Bus Campaign Returns Dec. 8

DART’ needs your help to ‘Stuff a Bus’ and support hundreds of service area residents with donations of adult socks, blankets, canned food and unwrapped toys for children. Drop off donations to the 40-foot long DART ‘Stuff a Bus’ in the … Continue reading

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Behind the Tracks: Stations with a Local Feel

More than just a simple platform with benches, stations are transit hubs that facilitate connectivity, access, and opportunity. The stations of the 26-mile Cotton Belt may not resemble those of the downtown Dallas stations or D2 Subway, but they serve … Continue reading

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DART to Strengthen Customer Security

DART is adding more officer patrols and increasing the number of security guards as part of its ongoing effort to improve security throughout the system. Additional police officers have been assigned to the three transit facilities in the West End … Continue reading

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Your Thanksgiving Schedule for DART and TRE

It may seem like just yesterday you were carving pumpkins and taking selfies with the family. Lo and behold, Thanksgiving is just one week away! If your holiday plans include riding DART or the Trinity Railway Express, please know that … Continue reading

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DART Safely During the Holidays

The holidays are a time for joy and celebration with family and friends. It’s also a time of year when we need to be more aware of our surroundings when we are out and about. DART Police has a strong … Continue reading

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Transit Options + Business = Prosperity

There are many factors that can make a region attractive to businesses looking to set up shop. Some of those factors include geography, taxes, regulatory requirements, quality of workforce, and transit options. North Texas checks off many of these boxes, … Continue reading

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Students Invited to Show How They Use DART Through Their Art

Attention budding artists…DART is inviting you to put your artistic skills to the test in the 2018 Student Art Contest. “Oh, The Places DART Goes” is the theme and entries are being accepted through Feb. 28, 2018. Kindergarten through 12th … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season: Let DART take you to holiday fun

The holidays can be crazy, so it’s important to take a break and enjoy a little magic with family and friends. These are a snapshot of fun activities that North Texas offers – and best of all, you won’t have … Continue reading

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InMotion: DART Helps Move Las Colinas Forward

Transit-Oriented Projects Come to Fruition DART Rail is helping breathe new life into Las Colinas, the master-planned business and residential community in Irving. Two major developments, which together represent nearly $400 million in investment, are fast taking shape near the Irving … Continue reading

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Behind the Tracks: Exploring Vehicle Options for the Cotton Belt

North Texas will soon be home to a state of the art, regional rail line that will laterally connect our region: The Cotton Belt.  Over the next few weeks, we’ll peek behind the tracks and bring you the inside scoop … Continue reading

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