Monthly Archives: February 2014

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

• Take the DART Rail Green Line to Fair Park Station or MLK, Jr. Station this weekend for The North Texas Irish Festival. It’s the largest music festival in Texas with bands of local and national renown performing traditional and contemporary Irish and Celtic music at Fair Park, 1300 Robert … Continue reading

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Video: DART President & Executive Director talks to KDFW about the DFW Airport extension

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Video: Interactive subway ad knows when a train comes flying by

Apotek Hjärtat – Blowing in The Wind from Ourwork on Vimeo. Apotek, a pharmacy company in Norway, is taking rail platform advertising to the next level by integrating ultra-sonic sensors that detect when a subway car is coming into the … Continue reading

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News bits: Obama calls for $302 billion transportation bill

In a speech at a St. Paul bus and light rail terminal, President Obama called on Congress to pass a four-year, $302 billion transportation bill that would be funded by a reform to the tax code. “If Congress doesn’t finish … Continue reading

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Photos: See some of the entries in DART’s 2014 Student Art Contest

Update: See all of the winners of the 2014 Student Art Contest here. Original post: The submission deadline has passed and now it’s time to take a look at some of the most creative K-12 students in the DART service area. … Continue reading

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News bits: Dallas architect left mark on DART stations

Dallas Morning News columnist Norma Adams-Wade wrote today about two men trying to make sure a Dallas-based architect is not forgotten. “Some people get lost in the shuffle of history. But two Dallas men are stumping during Black History Month … Continue reading

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Love a po’boy sandwich? You can thank public transit

New Orleans food and culture is on the mind this week leading up to Mardi Gras, but did you know one of the notable foods associated with New Orleans is around today thanks to public transit? The po’boy, which is … Continue reading

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News bits: Transportation secretary calls for long-term bill

At a U.S. Chamber of Commerce transportation conference in Washington late last week, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx called for a long-term transportation bill because a “one- or two-year band-aid won’t cut it this time.” The Moving Ahead … Continue reading

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

• Ride the DART Rail Red Line or Blue Line to Convention Center Station this weekend for the DFW Auto Show. There you’ll see all the new styles and accessories for cars, trucks and SUVs. Compare features and prices at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, 650 S. Griffin … Continue reading

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Use DART as your guide to hit the trails

Think the Dallas area isn’t green? Think again. Hidden among the high-rises and shopping centers, there are plenty of outdoors destinations perfect for an early spring bike ride or stroll. Whether you’re looking for a vigorous workout or a day … Continue reading

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