Monthly Archives: November 2014

Sign up for DART service alerts

Did you know DART offers e-mail and text message service alerts down to the specific rail line or bus route? Get a head start on your trip, especially during the severe weather season by signing up for service alerts for … Continue reading

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Reminder: Rail service disrupted in Downtown Dallas for Thanksgiving holiday

For those planning on taking DART to the Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot, Black Friday shopping or any other Thanksgiving holiday weekend events, please note that rail service in Downtown Dallas will be discontinued for the entire holiday weekend (Thursday through … Continue reading

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UK’s Bio-Bus gets its power from – ahem – sewage and food waste

A new bus in the United Kingdom is taking the concept of “alternative fuels” to a new, very smelly level. The Bio-Bus is a 40-seater that is powered entirely by biomethane. Biomethane is generated from sewage and food waste through … Continue reading

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Help DART ‘Stuff a Bus’ on December 5

Help DART bring joy to the elderly, children and other neighbors in need at Stuff a Bus. Donate new, unwrapped adult socks, blankets, toys and canned food. It’s all happening Friday, December 5 from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. at … Continue reading

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

Reminder for DART Rail: Through Sunday, November 30, DART Rail in Downtown Dallas will be discontinued each weekend to allow track replacement along Pacific Avenue and Bryan Street. DART shuttle buses will connect the affected stations. Visit http://www.DART.org/CBDRailReplacement for more … Continue reading

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Featured Tweet: Yarn bombing at Downtown Plano Station

Hey @dartmedia, someone yarn bombed the horse sculpture at the Downtown Plano Station. At least the horse is warm :) pic.twitter.com/lvAubjkzlx — City of Plano (@cityofplanotxpr) November 19, 2014

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Video: Take a bird’s eye look at DART’s rail replacement project

Video and editing by Lupe Hernandez, Jr. Replacing DART’s light rail track take a lot of manpower and machines. Take a look at the process from the November 8 and 9 when we shut down rail service in downtown Dallas … Continue reading

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News bits: Washington Post looks at the numbers behind commuter tax benefits

Emily Badger at The Washington Post took a look at the federal tax code and came to a conclusion: Congress would rather you drive to work than take public transit. The federal tax code has a weird way of favoring … Continue reading

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Video: Behind of scenes of the DART to DFW launch campaign

Curious about what goes into a marketing campaign for the launch of new rail service? Take a look at the video produced by Alchemy at AMS, the agency DART worked with for the launch of the Orange Line service to … Continue reading

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

Reminder for DART Rail: Through Sunday, November 30, DART Rail in Downtown Dallas will be discontinued each weekend to allow track replacement along Pacific Avenue and Bryan Street. DART shuttle buses will connect the affected stations. Visit http://www.DART.org/CBDRailReplacement for more … Continue reading

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