Monthly Archives: July 2016

Farmers Branch Helps Create Safer Roadways for Cyclists and Motorists

Once considered a recreational activity, cycling today is viewed as a viable mode of transportation. That change is prompting cities like Farmers Branch to make it safer for motorists and cyclists to share the roadways. As part of its Trial … Continue reading

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Take Transit to Taverns

The Dallas area offers a lot of variety to the thirsty citizen – whether it’s craft cocktails, a dive bar, a wine bar or a brewpub you’re hankering for, our burgs are full of establishments competing for your drinking dollar. … Continue reading

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DART to Museums

Looking for quality family entertainment? Visit a museum! In Downtown Dallas, there is the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Holocaust Museum, Nasher Sculpture Center, the JFK Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and others. … Continue reading

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Exercise Safety When Playing Pokémon Go

Contrary to what some parents may say to their kids, playing Pokémon Go isn’t fatal. But the distractions caused by the addictive augmented reality game can put your life in jeopardy when searching for stops around transit. Several DART and … Continue reading

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Dallas Streetcar Route Expanding

The Dallas Streetcar construction project has created challenges for some businesses in and near the Bishop Arts District, but Paul Delgado, co-owner of The Local Oak restaurant, isn’t complaining. “Once the streetcar gets rolling, we fully anticipate that it will … Continue reading

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Community Hopes South Oak Cliff Blue Line Extension Will Catalyze Growth

Expectations are high that the October opening of the Blue Line extension from Ledbetter Station to the new Camp Wisdom and UNT Dallas stations will serve as a catalyst for business, recreation and housing development. The following video highlights the … Continue reading

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Images of Progress: Blue Line Live Wire Test

DART will open the Blue Line Extension in late October, adding two stations and nearly three miles of rail between Ledbetter Station and UNT Dallas Station near the University of North Texas at Dallas. A successful live wire test was … Continue reading

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DART Successfully Completes Live Wire Test to UNT Dallas

DART successfully completed the live wire test for the Blue Line Extension to UNT Dallas. The train traveled approximately three miles between Ledbetter Station and the new UNT Dallas Station on Thursday, July 21. The extension of DART’s Blue Line … Continue reading

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Today is Dollar Day at Dallas Zoo

Today is dollar day at the Dallas Zoo. That means visitors can enjoy $1 admission and dollar deals from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dallas Zoo officials are expecting large crowds and are advising visitors to take DART’s Red Line … Continue reading

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Now Playing at a Theatre Near DART

Pass on the popcorn and previews, and be there at opening curtain for the following theatrical performances that are totally DARTable. Dreamgirls is showing at the Wyly Theatre until July 24. Set in the Motown era that brought us powerhouse … Continue reading

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