Monthly Archives: December 2013

UPDATE: DART Rail service restored after repairs made to power pole

Update, 1:30 p.m.: DART Rail is back on schedule. Update, 11:30 a.m.: Crews have completed repairs to the power system in downtown Dallas and trains will resume operation shortly. Please note that backups from this downtime may cause delays throughout … Continue reading

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Everything to know about taking DART to New Year’s Eve events

Skip the parking hassle and party responsibly: Let DART be your New Year’s Eve transportation. Until midnight on Tuesday, Dec. 31, DART buses, rail and the TRE will operate a normal weekday schedule. After midnight, DART Rail will operate Red, … Continue reading

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Transportation news roundup: NJ rolls out mobile ticketing app, explore Dallas with D-Link

Here are your transportation headlines for Dec. 30, 2013. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. On this day in transportation history: 1936 – Autoworkers begin one of the country’s first sit-down strikes … Continue reading

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Rider Insider: Find things to do this weekend in D/FW

Concerts and your last chance at some holiday activities highlight this week’s Rider Insider guide to weekend events. • Take any rail line and the D-Link shuttle to Klyde Warren Park for ice skating. The rink is made of a … Continue reading

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Transportation news roundup: Futuristic police car, public transit urine detection

Here are your transportation headlines for Dec. 27, 2013. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. On this day in transportation history: 1831 – The HMS Beagle departs for its second voyage to … Continue reading

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Everything to know about riding DCTA, DART to the Heart of Dallas Bowl

DART and the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) are making it easy for Mean Green fans to take public transportation to the Jan. 1 Heart of Dallas Bowl at the Historic Cotton Bowl in Fair Park. The DCTA will be … Continue reading

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Transportation news roundup: D-Link ridership, the voice of train stations

Here are your transportation headlines for Dec. 26, 2013. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. On this day in transportation history: 1917 – U.S. government takes over control of nation’s railroads D-Link … Continue reading

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Checking in on the Dallas Streetcar Project

The Dallas Streetcar Project, which is a joint venture between DART, the City of Dallas, North Central Texas Council of Governments and the FTA, will connect Union Station in downtown Dallas to Oak Cliff via a 1.6-mile streetcar line that … Continue reading

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Transportation news roundup: Rail opening in Houston, Booze brands align with transpo apps

Here are your transportation headlines for Dec. 24, 2013. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. On this day in transportation history: 1801 – Richard Trevithick introduces his “Puffing Devil” steam-powered passenger vehicle. … Continue reading

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DART, TRE will operate adjusted schedules for the Christmas holiday

DART and the TRE will operating a special schedule this week in observance of Christmas Day. Tuesday, December 24 • DART – Buses and light rail will operate on a regular weekday schedule. • TRE – Regular weekday schedule. • … Continue reading

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