Monthly Archives: January 2015

DART Rail interruption between Pearl/Arts District, Mockingbird scheduled for Sunday

Red, Blue and Orange Line trains going to or through Cityplace/Uptown Station will be stopped starting at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, February 1 during a building implosion near Central Expressway near Haskell. Passengers on those trains will be delayed and will … Continue reading

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

• Ride the DART Rail Green Line to Fair Park Station or MLK, Jr. Station for the final days of The Marvel Experience. You will be able to put on a super-power wristband and join forces with Marvel Comics’ superheroes to help save the … Continue reading

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Ask DART: Is there really a ‘hidden’ Knox-Henderson rail station?

From time to time we’re asked why there isn’t a station near Knox/Henderson. Eighteen years ago, the neighborhood didn’t want one. Today, while the neighborhood has changed in a lot of ways, and there are occasional requests for a station, there’s simply no … Continue reading

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News bits: DART helping Downtown Plano’s resurgence

The Plano Star Courier and Community Impact Newspaper both took a look at the current state of Downtown Plano and came to a similar conclusion: Things are going really well and DART is partially to credit for that. From the … Continue reading

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Featured Photo: DART makes Dallas a ‘different city’ for first-time rider

Thanks for the kind words, Sabrina!

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Quiz: Name the city from the subway map

Can you name a city ONLY by looking at its subway or light rail maps? Christopher Ingraham at the Washington Post’s Wonkblog is posing that question. We weren’t included in the mix, so take a look above to see how … Continue reading

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Discuss DART’s future bus service at community meetings

DART is reviewing bus services to make DART work better for you, and we want you along for the ride. The study, called a Comprehensive Operations Analysis (COA), will support development of the “Moving You Forward” 10-Year Service Plan. Attend … Continue reading

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

• Ride the DART Rail Orange Line to Irving Convention Center Station this weekend for ZestFest. Indulge in a fiery food experience as ZestFest brings together the spiciest exhibitors and products from around the country for one sizzling weekend. ZestFest is the ultimate party … Continue reading

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Featured Photo: A stormy night at Bachman Station

Last night Bachman Station #Bachmanstation #bachman #dart #dartdaily #dartstation #darttrain #train #tracks #trainstation #night #lights #contrast #colors A post shared by Julia (@crightphoto) on Jan 22, 2015 at 7:18am PST Thanks to friend-of-DART photographer Julia Cartwright for this great shot … Continue reading

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Ask Gary: How has DART evaluated bus service and why is the current analysis different?

Quarterly, we use a Route Performance Index (see below) to determine if a route meets our standards. Then we recommend to the DART Board adjusting, eliminating or preserving routes based on the best interests of our customers and stakeholders. Some … Continue reading

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