Monthly Archives: April 2015

News bits: Construction begins at Richardson transit-oriented development

Construction has begun at a major mixed-use development in Richardson that may include a new DART station. The Northside development is northwest and adjacent to the University of Texas at Dallas campus in Richardson near the President George Bush Turnpike … Continue reading

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Destination DART: Cute pooches, fun times at Dog Bowl 2015

Cute pooches, perfect weather, and completely free — do you need any other reasons to take a trip to the Dog Bowl presented by Friends of Fair Park from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. this Sunday at the Cotton Bowl … Continue reading

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Flashback Video: 90’s Mavs intro video gives nod to DART Rail

Thanks to The Ticket personality TC Fleming for pointing out an interesting video from the 90’s that includes a very brief nod to the DART light rail at the 13 second mark. YES! I have been looking for this for … Continue reading

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Featured Photo: Buses are more than for the birds

Thanks to Instagram user bluesviolet for this shot of pigeons and DART buses at Ferris Plaza in downtown Dallas.

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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 this weekend for Earth Day Texas. The event is a free annual, family-friendly festival where exhibitors gather at Fair Park to celebrate spring and demonstrate how “green” lifestyle choices can … Continue reading

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Ever dreamed of owning a DART bus? Now’s your chance

DART is currently auctioning off hundreds of old buses that roamed the streets of the DART service area for the past decade-plus. As we learned about earlier this month, DART is required by law to auction old buses to the … Continue reading

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Celebrate Earth Day with a ride on one of DART’s clean energy vehicles

Today is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day. The holiday, which began in 1970, has a mission to broaden, diversify and activate the environmental movement worldwide, through a combination of education, public policy, and consumer campaigns. For DART, it’s easy. … Continue reading

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DART Art: Bus painting adorns the walls of downtown Dallas cafe

Munch on some fantastic eats and take in some great artwork and artifacts at the Metropolitan Cafe in downtown Dallas. One particular piece of art is a painting of Main Street that includes a DART bus rumbling down the street. … Continue reading

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See DART Student Art Contest winning art at the Dallas Museum of Art

Congratulations to Sanjana Arudala, a 1st-grader at McCoy Elementary School in Carrollton, for winning the Best in Show award in the 2015 DART Student Art Contest. Arudala, and all of the other winners were honored at a ceremony at the … Continue reading

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Dallas Streetcar Flashback: Historic streetcar shop lives on as DART Police headquarters

Dallas’ first modern streetcar begins service this week and in recognition we’re taking a look back in time when streetcars were the premier method for travel across Dallas and the North Texas area. There’s one specific DART property that reminds … Continue reading

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