Monthly Archives: October 2015

News bits: Belo Foundation pledges $30 million for parks near DART in downtown Dallas

Belo Foundation has announced a $30 million contribution to aide in the completion of the downtown Dallas parks plan. That plan includes the construction of four new parks in downtown accounting for 17 new acres of green space. Three of … Continue reading

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Rider Insider: Stay dry this Halloween weekend with activities in Dallas-Fort Worth

• Ride the DART Rail Green Line to Fair Park Station or MLK, Jr. Station Saturday for the 10th Annual Diwali Mela at the Cotton Bowl in Fair Park! There will be a Ram Lila performance, Ravan Dahan, a Laser Show, a Pony … Continue reading

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Officials break ground at $30 million development at Downtown Rowlett Station

As the talk of transit-oriented development and more was wrapping up at Rail~volution Wednesday, city officials were breaking ground for Rowlett’s first transit-oriented development that hopes to bring hundreds of residents and many businesses to front door of DART’s Downtown … Continue reading

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Podcast Plug: Talking transit and development on ‘Talking Headways’

Watching @theoverheadwire's live taping of the Talking Headways at #Railvolution. For once, I'm not a week behind! pic.twitter.com/3hzHzXB0vL — Matt' Johnson, AICP (@Tracktwentynine) October 27, 2015 Talking Headways is a podcast produced by Streetsblog USA dedicated to discussing transit and … Continue reading

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Rail~volution 2015: Kickoff video mixes Game of Thrones, North Texas

The parody video called “Game of Rails” was created by DART Photographer/Videographer Lupe Hernandez to kick off Rail~Volution 2015 and likens North Texas to the fictional world in “Game of Thrones.” Rail~Volution is a conference held every year with a … Continue reading

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DART, Lyft collaborate to give North Texans more transit options

DART and ridesharing app Lyft are announcing a collaboration intended to give North Texans more transit options and better flexibility in the beginning and ending of transit trips. Customers sometimes need a convenient way to start or end their trip. … Continue reading

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

• Ride the DART Rail Green Line to Deep Ellum Station for the annual Día de los Muertos Festival from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Latino Cultural Center. Come in for an hour or stay the whole day and participate in arts … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: Aurora video installation at Cityplace/Uptown Station

Did you attend the Aurora 2015 event last week? If not, you missed out on an amazing display of light, sound and art all across downtown Dallas. Did you know that DART also participated? The video installation called Witness by … Continue reading

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Blue Line supports an urban lifestyle in downtown Garland

Editor’s note: This story appears in the November 2015 issue of Inmotion. Excitement is building in downtown Garland as major new investment takes shape just a few blocks away from the DART Rail station. Oaks City Center opened two more … Continue reading

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Construction activities begin at Ledbetter Station east platform

Pre-construction activities are beginning on the east platform at Ledbetter Station. During the six-month construction activity, passengers will have restricted access to the station and may be required to modify trips to make connections. The project is part of the … Continue reading

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