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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.

Don’t Forget to Fall Back: Daylight Saving Time Ends Sunday

Did you know the U.S. Department of Transportation regulates Daylight Saving Time? The U.S. DOT oversees time zones because standard times are important for many modes of transportation. According to the U.S. DOT website, Daylight Saving Time saves lives and prevents … Continue reading

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#TBT: Revolutionizing Transit with the Orange Line

Why the Orange Line? The decision to build the Orange Line was finalized in 2000 after the DART Board approved a preferred route for the line and changed it from commuter rail to a longer light rail route that would … Continue reading

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InMotion: In Good Repair

Taking Care of Our Investment The train platform at Cityplace/Uptown Station sits approximately 10 stories beneath North Central Expressway. DART has six escalators and four elevators to help customers reach or descend from the surface. Customers who prefer to avoid … Continue reading

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Meet Kevin

Name: Kevin Age: 19 Occupation: Student, Southern Methodist University Hometown: San Diego, CA How DART Impacts My Life: In high school, I had always dreamed of going to college in Texas! Southern Methodist University in Dallas had the program and … Continue reading

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Indulge at these DARTable Chocolatiers

Not that you ever need an excuse, but Saturday is National Chocolate Day! These DARTable destinations offer some of the best chocolate around. CocoAndré Chocolatier Bishop Arts District – 508 W. 7th St., Dallas Owner and master chocolatier Andrea Pedraza … Continue reading

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Meet Julie

Name: Julie Age: 42 Occupation: Civil Engineer Hometown: Plano, Texas How DART Impacts My Life: My life is busy! With two kids, a husband, and our dachshund Louie, my family is always on the move. We live in Plano and … Continue reading

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Meet Alex

Name: Alex Age: 31 Occupation: Entrepreneur, Coffee Shop Owner Hometown: Carrollton, Texas How DART Impacts My Life: I was born and raised right here in North Texas. Ever since I was young, I have always wanted to open my own … Continue reading

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DART Announces Theme for 2018 Student Art Contest

Students show off their art from the 2017 competition. DART invites participants in the 2018 Student Art Contest to illustrate “Oh, the Places DART Goes” and incorporate this theme in their work. The contest is open to kindergarten through 12th … Continue reading

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DARTable Fall Adventures

Get into the autumn spirit with these DARTable activities and attraction this weekend and beyond: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is playing at Pocket Sandwich Theatre through Nov. 11. Explore the weighty philosophical questions of good and … Continue reading

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Random Acts of … State Fair Tickets

The last day of the State Fair of Texas is Sunday, Oct. 22. If you haven’t yet made it to Fair Park, time is running out to enjoy all the rides, midway games, shows, concerts, exhibits and food you can imagine! For some lucky … Continue reading

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