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Video: Vix selected to implement new fare-payment system for DART

Announced last week, Vix Technology has been selected to implement a new, state-of-the-art fare payment system for DART. This new system will allow DART customers the flexibility to pay via NFC-enabled smartphones, third party or agency-issued transit cards, or use … Continue reading

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Dallas Streetcar recognized at international Light Rail Awards ceremony

The Dallas Streetcar was the recepient of two awards this week at the Light Rail Awards ceremony held in London. Brookville Equipment Corporation won the Technical Innovation award for the design and build of the Liberty Modern Streetcar, which is … Continue reading

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Did You Know? Snapchat Has a Traveling Man Filter

Did you know the Traveling Man of #DeepEllum has his own SnapChat filter?! @dartmedia http://t.co/bisPanj9vU— Jade Smith (@jdesmth) September 23, 2015 The Traveling Man has been a part of the Deep Ellum landscape since 2009, but now he’s taking his … Continue reading

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Downtown Plano recognized as one of the best neighborhoods in the country

Downtown Plano has been recognized as one of the four best neighborhoods in America thanks in part to the presence of DART’s Downtown Plano Station. The American Planning Association and Plano Mayor Harry LaRosiliere both credit DART’s arrival as the … Continue reading

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DART Bus Operator praised for helping distressed man from Dallas High Five

DART Bus Operator Zulita Walker is being praised after she followed her gut instinct while seeing a car stopped at the highest point of Dallas’ High Five Interchange. Walker had just completed her route and was heading back to the … Continue reading

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DART Police use-of-force simulator places officers in heart-pounding scenarios

The most challenging part of DART Police Department’s use-of-force simulator isn’t the heart-pounding scenarios, or split-second decision making with a suspect that may be pulling out a wallet or a gun, it’s the calm conversations faced after the scenario is … Continue reading

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Dallas Innovation Alliance launches with DART, other organizations on board

DART is partnering with AT&T, Dallas Entrepreneur Center and other local organizations in creation of the Dallas Innovation Alliance, a public-private partnership dedicated to executing a smart cities plan for Dallas. “Dallas has been a pioneer in driving innovative, entrepreneurial … Continue reading

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Spy a bus, win $100 for your favorite North Texas Giving Day charity

North Texas Giving Day is September 17 this year and in celebration the Communities Foundation of Texas is giving you the chance to win $100 to be donated to your favorite North Texas Giving Day charity. What is North Texas … Continue reading

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Spy the Dallas Streetcar in the InstaGallery at the Hyatt Regency

The Hyatt Regency Dallas last week unveiled a new permanent art installation in its lobby that gives a nice nod to the Dallas Streetcar. Celebrating the convergence of art and social media, this collection features work from the next generation … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Uptown deli gives nod to M-Line trolleys

A brand new Whole Foods opened in Uptown last week and inside they give special recognition to the McKinney Avenue Trolley Authority in its deli. Do the name Matilda, Betty, Green Dragon and others sound familiar? They should if you’re … Continue reading

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