Category Archives: Cotton Belt

Your Capital Planning Projects Periodical

We know that there is a lot going on at DART and in North Texas, that’s why we’re bringing you a Capital Planning Projects Periodical.  Each month, we’ll post an update about the status of some of our biggest projects. … Continue reading

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A Brand-New Behind the Tracks: Cotton Belt Refresher

We know it’s been awhile since we gave you an update on the Cotton Belt. That’s why we wanted to go over where you can find information on how the Cotton Belt will be engineered, where the stations will be … Continue reading

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Your Cotton Belt Questions Answered: Act One!

DART’s recent Cotton Belt Facebook Live was an opportunity for North Texans to get their questions answered and learn more about North Texas’ newest regional rail project. Didn’t have a chance to tune in? Or maybe you had to jump … Continue reading

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ICYMI: 5 Takeaways from our Cotton Belt Facebook Live

Last week, Chad Edwards, Kay Shelton, and Carlos Huerta provided an update on the Cotton Belt project, where it currently stands, and what comes next during a special Cotton Belt Facebook Live. Chad and Kay also answered questions from the … Continue reading

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Make Sure You’re Tuned in to the Cotton Belt Updates… This Thursday!

The Cotton Belt will be a game changer for our region, providing greater accessibility, opening up more flexible transit options, and creating new opportunities for seven North Texas cities and the entire region. Join us for a special Facebook Live … Continue reading

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Tune in to a Special Cotton Belt Facebook Live

We’ve discussed many of the elements of the Cotton Belt, but we know there are still a lot of unanswered questions and concerns out there.  That’s why DART is excited to host a special Facebook Live to provide an update … Continue reading

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Building a Better Future for North Texas

Why is DART planning more than 20 years in the future? Transit projects are extensive and require a long time to plan out the engineering process and design. Additionally, a stronger, more robust public transit system will help North Texas … Continue reading

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Behind the Tracks: How North Texas’ Geography Impacts the Cotton Belt

North Texas may not have mountains but it does have a variety of terrain and soils. So why are we discussing landscape in our newest Behind the Tracks post? Because the geography of the region influences the Cotton Belt design … Continue reading

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Behind the Tracks: At-grade or Elevated? Where will the Cotton Belt go?

DART first purchased the Cotton Belt corridor and right-of-way from the St. Louis Southwestern Railway in 1990. The corridor and surrounding area has dramatically changed since and will certainly continue evolving when passenger operations begin. While the initial concept for … Continue reading

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What’s DART’s 2018 Resolution? Moving North Texas Forward!

Exploring the region. Making healthy choices. Finding that perfect dream job. Connecting with friends and family. Taking advantage of educational opportunities. Here at DART, we know you have resolutions, and we are here to help you achieve them. We also … Continue reading

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