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Culture Map: DART rail adds another convenient extension that stretches Blue Line south

  DART is opening the South Oak Cliff Blue Line Extension in October, adding two stations and nearly three miles of rail between Ledbetter Station and UNT Dallas Station near the University of North Texas at Dallas. The new segment … Continue reading

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DART Bus Driver Transports People to Safety After Downtown Shooting July 7

As gunfire broke out in downtown Dallas July 7, chaos ensued. People were running in all directions to get out of harm’s way. With DART service suspended, many were unsure of how to get home. Quick-thinking DART bus driver Don … Continue reading

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Help us help you: Share your input about DART’s 2040 Transit System Plan

DART is in the process of updating the transit system plan to the year 2040 to guide future projects and programs. The 2040 Transit System Plan is being developed in phases. Phase 1 focused on the bus network through a … Continue reading

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DART to the Dallas St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival

Everyone is an honorary Irishman on St. Patrick’s Day. And the Dallas St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival is the largest in the Southwest. Best of all, it’s right on the DART Rail lines. This year’s all-day festival is being held … Continue reading

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Glenn Heights gets expanded On-Call service, new DART bus design beginning March 14

Dallas Area Rapid Transit and Glenn Heights officials introduced a new “wrapped bus” designed to highlight expanded On-Call service in the city at an event held Monday, Mar. 7, at the Glenn Heights Park & Ride. The bus is part … 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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DART project highlighted in President Obama’s 2017 budget

A project that will positively impact many DART passengers was awarded $49 million as part of President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget that was unveiled this week. The $49 million is awarded to DART for the Red and Blue Line … Continue reading

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Dallas Streetcar to get weekend service, later hours

The Dallas Streetcar is moving to late nights and weekends. It’s in anticipation of the expansion to the Bishop Arts District later this year. On Monday, Feb. 15, Dallas Area Rapid Transit, in partnership with the City of Dallas, will … Continue reading

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Photos: Ledbetter Station changing for the better

The Blue Line extension to South Oak Cliff and the UNT Dallas campus is still months away, but passengers are already seeing and hearing the planned improvements. In addition to preparing the station for the extension, crews are working to … Continue reading

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News bits: Changes coming in 2016 to Dallas Streetcar, D-Link

Last year was a memorable one for streetcars in Dallas. The Dallas Streetcar opened in April to much fanfare and this year it will grow even more. Check out some of the changes passengers of the Dallas Streetcar and D-Link … Continue reading

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