Monthly Archives: September 2015

DART Art: Fair Park Station departs DART’s traditional station design

Built for the 1936 Texas Centennial Exposition, the grand exhibit halls and esplanade of Fair Park constitute the only intact and unaltered pre-1950s world fair site in the United States. Until 1956, trolleys served the fairgrounds with a stop at … Continue reading

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Photos: AARP Texas hosts Transit Travel Training class with DART

Thanks to representatives from AARP Texas for hosting a Transit Travel Training class with DART Monday. Dozens of AARP members took a ride on DART trains and buses to learn about how to use DART to travel around North Texas. … Continue reading

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Featured Tweet: Gorilla faces off with fare enforment

@dartmedia Met the most awesome Dart Police Lady on the way home from the fair. — Gary Tucker (@planogtuck) September 26, 2015 Thanks to Twitter user Gary Tucker for sharing this photo of one of DART’s many fare enforcement … Continue reading

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Munch on bugs, catch a battle of the bands this weekend at the State Fair of Texas

Happy State Fair of Texas opening day! DART is the easiest way to get to the fair (Green Line to Fair Park Station or MLK, Jr. Station), but did you know you can save money on your general admission tickets … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: State Fair of Texas football in 1933

This photo shows the the Cotton Bowl filled with 30,000 screaming fans for a football game between Southern Methodist University and the Texas School of Mines at El Paso (UTEP) on October 7, 1933. This throwback is special for DART … Continue reading

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DART Art: Royal Lane Station pays homage to area’s Asian culture

Royal Lane Station is located near the Asian Trade District, home to 21 shopping centers and more than 300 specialty shops. Multi-Asian culture has defined the area, with a blend of influences. It is a trading hub unlike any other … Continue reading

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DART Police use-of-force simulator places officers in heart-pounding scenarios

The most challenging part of DART Police Department’s use-of-force simulator isn’t the heart-pounding scenarios, or split-second decision making with a suspect that may be pulling out a wallet or a gun, it’s the calm conversations faced after the scenario is … Continue reading

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Ask DART: Buses roaming the streets in … Mississippi?

I read "Dallas Area Rapid Transit" on the side, plus this was in the first half of my 500-mile drive so I don't think I was hallucinating. — Tara Bryant (@taracbryant) September 18, 2015 Twitter user Tara Bryant spotted something … Continue reading

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Rider Insider: Find outdoor fun this weekend in Dallas-Fort Worth

• Ride the DART Rail Red Line or Blue Line to Convention Center Station Friday and Saturday for Mecum Auctions. This auction brings over 1,000 vehicles to the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas, 650 S. Griffin St. The Mecum Auction Company is … Continue reading

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DART to Garth Brooks: What you need to know about the country music weekend

Garth Brooks is getting ready for a memorable weekend. The country music superstar is preparing for a seven-show stint at the American Airlines Center and DART is here to help you get to and from all of his shows. Here’s … Continue reading

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