Category Archives: Capital Projects

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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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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Flash Update Part 2: Tell me the latest on the Cotton Belt!

Do you know the latest on our new regional rail line? In our Flash Update Series, Part 2, DART is ready to announce some exciting updates and progress on the Cotton Belt! Check out the info below to see where … Continue reading

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Flash Update Part 1: Status of the D2 Subway

As we’ve mentioned before, DART has some exciting projects for North Texas that will expand transit options for our region. Two of our large-scale expansion projects are the D2 Subway and the Cotton Belt.  While these two projects serve two … Continue reading

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Watch Our Video: A Day in the Life of DART

The sun rises over North Texas.  The hustle and bustle of the day begins.  Early risers head off to work, coffee in tow. Businesses set up for the day.  Students hurry to early morning lectures. While the daily routine for … Continue reading

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What’s Poppin’ on the Cotton Belt?

We’ve wrapped up a series of Cotton Belt Corridor Public Meetings.  Don’t worry if you couldn’t make it in person, because we are bringing you everything you need to know in this DART Daily. Check out the Cotton Belt Video … Continue reading

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Cotton Belt Open House: What You Need to Know

DART is gearing up for the Cotton Belt. This expansion project is 26 miles of regional rail line that will connect six North Texas cities and the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport. There is a lot of research and input to ensure … Continue reading

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A Refresher on Funding the D2 Subway

Summer is over, and as we gear up for the fall, we wanted to bring you an update on one of our most exciting new transportation projects, the D2 Subway.  DART is preparing to submit a Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA) … Continue reading

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More Growth! More Opportunities! More Traffic?

It’s no secret. Our region is growing – seemingly by the minute! North Texas welcomed more than 140,000 new residents in 2015-2016; more than any other metro area welcomed in one year. This growth speaks to the vitality of our … Continue reading

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A Mid-Summer D2 Update

We’ve come quite a way in making the D2 Subway a reality. DART is currently in the final stages of choosing a refined alignment (also called a Locally Preferred Alternative or LPA) for the D2 Subway. Here’s a snapshot of … Continue reading

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