Author Archives: Travis Hudson

DART station artist Vicki Meek to retire

Vicki Meek, the manager of the South Dallas Cultural Center and local “artful advocate,” is retiring after decades of experience in the Dallas-area arts scene. DART passengers traveling on the Red, Orange and Green Lines know Meek’s artwork more than … Continue reading

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Featured Photo: Rail junction in black and white

Thanks to Instagram user @rsalazarphotography for sharing this photo of a Blue Line train passing through a junction between Union Station and West End Station in Downtown Dallas. Did you know a rail junction is where two or more rail … Continue reading

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Rider Insider: Find fun activities this weekend in Dallas-Fort Worth

• Ride DART to Addison Transit Center, then a short walk for the Out of the Loop Fringe Festival at the WaterTower Theatre. Over the past 15 years, WaterTower Theatre has hosted more than 120 artists and companies in its nationally acclaimed fringe … Continue reading

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Video: See DART’s cameo in ‘A City is a Poem’ video

Last weekend’s Dallas Festival of Ideas opened with a video that is making waves through the community. The video, called “A City is a Poem,” was shot and edited by local filmmaker Andrew Q Holzschuh and it is set to … Continue reading

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Bush Turnpike Station to become CityLine/Bush Station in March

Since its opening 14 years ago, the northern most DART Rail station in Richardson has been called Bush Turnpike Station, but beginning on March 14, the station will have a new name: CityLine/Bush Station. The city of Richardson requested the … Continue reading

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Featured photo: Black and white DART bus

Thanks to Instagram and Twitter user Keenan Cobb for tagging us in this great photo of a DART bus! Keep them coming and check us out on Twitter and Instagram.

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Dinosaur-wrapped DART bus takes home local advertising award

Congratulations to Alchemy at AMS and the Dallas Zoo for winning a 2016 Dallas Addy Award for the Giants of the Jurassic DART bus wrap. The Giants of the Jurassic exhibit at the Dallas Zoo showcased more than 20 animatronic … Continue reading

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Rider Insider: Find fun activities this weekend in Dallas-Fort Worth

Ride the DART Rail Green Line to Fair Park Station for the Dallas Festival of Ideas. There will be thought-provoking programs, interactive discussions, live music, visual art and stage performances for all ages, all walks of life, all citizens. What does the future … Continue reading

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DART Student Art Contest: See past winners and get inspiration

DART is accepting entries for its 2016 competition until Feb. 29. This year’s theme is DART to discovery. To learn more, please visit DART.org/artcontest.

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News bits: DART Police working to decrease drug sales, panhandling downtown

DART Police, Dallas Police and the Downtown Dallas Safety Patrol are working to reduce panhandling and drug sales in Downtown Dallas. DART Police Chief James Spiller, Downtown Dallas Inc. CEO John Crawford and Dallas Police Department Assistant Chief Gary Tittle … Continue reading

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