Monthly Archives: March 2015

Six-year, $478 billion transportation bill sent to Congress

Announced Monday, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx sent Congress a long-term transportation bill that will provide the funding necessary for states and cities to proceed with repairing and improving the nation’s infrastructure. The bill, called the GROW AMERICA Act, is … Continue reading

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DART Art: Light rail makes a cameo at The Taco Joint in Richardson

Thanks to The Taco Joint in Richardson for including DART’s light rail in a beautiful mural! You can enjoy the view while dining on their delicious tacos and more. Stop by and check it out for yourself. They have two more locations … Continue reading

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

Via The Dallas Morning News • Ride the DART Rail Red Line or Blue Line to Convention Center Station this weekend to the 2015 DFW Auto Show at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center (formerly the Dallas Convention Center). One of the most anticipated … Continue reading

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Destination DART: Honoring The Queen of Tejano Music

Happening March 29, The Texas Theater will celebrate the life of Texas icon, Selena Quintanilla-Perez. The Tejano singer was murdered by her fan club president March 31, 1995. This year marks the 20th anniversary of her untimely death. In commemoration … Continue reading

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DART launches partnership with social network Nextdoor

Dallas Area Rapid Transit is announcing a partnership with Nextdoor, the private social network for neighborhoods, to better connect with area residents about transportation and mobility. DART is the first transit agency in Texas to join Nextdoor and the second … Continue reading

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Videos: Dallas Police officer serenades DART commuters

Dozens of Dallas Police officers rode the rails last Friday as part of “DARTing with the Chief on the Beat” and one of those officers proved to have quite the talent. Watch below as Dallas Police Officer Charles Vaughn serenades … Continue reading

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Photos: See the brand new, state-of-the-art Dallas Streetcar

When the Dallas Streetcar opens for business on April 13, it will be a brand new, first-of-its-kind vehicle carrying passengers from downtown Dallas to north Oak Cliff. The vehicle, which was a designed and built by Brookville Equipment Corp. of … Continue reading

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Photos: DARTing with the Chief on the Beat

The Dallas Police Department and DART joined together for DARTing with the Chief on the Beat on Friday, March 20. Representatives rode all DART Rail lines and met up at West End Station for a small community event.  

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

• Ride the DART Rail Green Line or Orange Line to Market Center Station, then an approximate 1/2 mile walk Saturday to the 6th Annual DFW Family Expo at Market Hall, 2200 N. Stemmons Frwy. There will be lots of entertainment, a Marketplace, … Continue reading

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Destination DART: Muscle Maker Grill

When it comes to eating out the words fast, healthy, and savory can rarely be used in the same sentence; enter Muscle Maker Grill. Located on Greenville Ave. near Richmond Ave. Muscle Maker Grill offers what most Dallas eateries can’t … Continue reading

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