Monthly Archives: July 2014

Behind the Scenes: Prepping for Mayor’s Back to School Fair a tall task for DART employees

The Dallas Mayor’s Back to School Fair is one of the summer’s most anticipated events. Families begin lining up in the wee early hours for the event that provides supplies, services and information for City of Dallas residents or Dallas … Continue reading

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DART to DFW: Safety is key when training rail operators on the Orange Line extension

One of the most important elements in opening a rail line extension is training the operators, or drivers of DART’s Light Rail Vehicles. Approximately 200 DART employees — including every rail operator, supervisors and other personnel — are required to … Continue reading

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DART Police headquarters celebrates 100th birthday

City of Dallas and DART officials celebrated the 100th anniversary of the construction of the Monroe Shops last Friday, July 25. The Monroe Shops is a former rail warehouse that is now the headquarters of the DART Police Department. The … Continue reading

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DART to DFW: Meet Sherry Flores and Xavier Harrell, operations communications liaisons

“DART to DFW: Connecting you to the World” is a video series where you get to meet individuals around DART that are helping make the connection to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Look for a new person featured every Tuesday until the opening … Continue reading

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DART to DFW: Enhancing North Texas’ corporate appeal

On August 18 travelers coming to the world’s third busiest airport will have DART Rail access to some of the most important destinations in North Texas with the opening of DFW Airport Station. Leading up to the opening, we’re talking … Continue reading

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Rider Insider: Find things to do this weekend in Dallas-Fort Worth

• Ride the DART Rail and TRE to Victory Station Friday and Saturday for Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour. A riveting fusion of visuals, dance, and music, the show is an electrifying production presented in a rock concert format that combines the excitement and innovation of … Continue reading

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DART to DFW: DFW Airport Ambassadors teach visitors about the airport and beyond

With 155 gates and covering more than 26.9 square miles, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport can be an overwhelming place to visit. The airport is trying to combat that notion with its DFW Airport Ambassadors program. DFW Airport has more than … Continue reading

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Destination DART: Black Academy of Arts and Letters

The Black Academy of Arts and Letters (TBAAL) is a multi-discipline arts organization whose mission is to create and enhance an awareness and understanding of artistic, cultural and aesthetic differences utilizing the framework of African, African-American and Caribbean Arts and … Continue reading

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DART to DFW: Meet Crystal Parker, DART Police Sergeant

“DART to DFW: Connecting you to the World” is a video series where you get to meet individuals around DART that are helping make the connection to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Look for a new person featured every Tuesday until the opening … Continue reading

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Video: T. Boone Pickens, DART talk benefits of compressed natural gas

DART and Clean Energy Fuels are teaming to tell the story of how we’re making North Texas air cleaner. We’re working together on a new online campaign to raise awareness of the value of natural gas as a transit fuel. … Continue reading

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