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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.

Collaborating with the Community

From planning where a new light rail, subway, commuter train, or bus line will run to what measure we will take to reduce the impact on surrounding neighborhoods to the design features of new stations — DART seeks to involve … Continue reading

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Help DART Stuff a Bus for Charity

DART employees will hold their annual holiday Stuff a Bus campaign to assist those in need Fri., Dec. 6. You are invited to stuff a 40-foot long DART bus by donating unwrapped toys, canned food, socks and blankets at the … Continue reading

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Now’s Your Chance to Stuff a Bus

Join DART for its annual Stuff a Bus event Friday, Dec. 6, from 6 a.m.-5 p.m. at SMU/Mockingbird Station and donate new adult socks, blankets, canned foods and unwrapped toys to North Texas families and individuals in need. Look for … Continue reading

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Meeting North Texas’ Growing Transit Needs

As we look forward to What’s Next in North Texas, we want to take a closer look at how DART is bringing together a range of different types of transit to form a flexible, multi-modal system that will support the … Continue reading

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Raising the Bar: Platform Extensions Logistics

As you may recall, DART’s Red and Blue Line Platform Extension project is underway. Once complete, all of DART’s light rail stations will be able to accommodate longer, three-car trains. The platform extension project is focused on modifying and extending … Continue reading

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Supporting Sustainable Growth

Within our rapidly growing state, North Texas stands out as one of the fastest-growing regions. Just earlier this year, population rates released by the U.S. Census “show the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington region had the nation’s largest numeric growth, gaining 131,767 people last … Continue reading

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DART and TRE to Offer Special Service for AT&T Red River Showdown Oct. 12

You’ve got your tickets to the big game. Now, you just need a way to get there. Fortunately, DART and the TRE are your easy rides to the AT&T Red River Showdown Oct. 12 at Fair Park’s Cotton Bowl Stadium. … Continue reading

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Seniors Save at the State Fair with DART

What goes up, but makes prices go down? Age. At the State Fair of Texas, senior citizens 60 years and older get into the Fair FREE every Thursday. On DART, if you’re 65 or older with a valid DART Senior … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Silver Line Groundbreaking Sept. 19

DART broke ground on the new 26-mile Silver Line regional rail service during six ceremonies Thursday, Sept. 19. The events took place across DART’s historic Cotton Belt Corridor in Addison, Plano, Dallas, Carrollton and Richardson, and ended at DFW International … Continue reading

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Your State Fair Game Day Survival Guide

Howdy, folks! DART and the State Fair of Texas welcome college football fans to Dallas. With the fair making its annual run from Sept. 27 to Oct. 20 at Fair Park in Dallas, it’s time for exciting gridiron action. Get … Continue reading

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