Monthly Archives: March 2017

All Aboard the Cotton Belt: Next Stop, Assessing Noise and Vibration

The development of North Texas’ newest regional rail line, the Cotton Belt, is moving along! DART is advancing the planning process with a revenue service arrival date scheduled by 2022. DART needs to collect a variety of data and information that will inform the significant transit extension’s engineering, design, and construction. DART desires to be a good neighbor of the North Texas region, and that’s why we’re doing the necessary research to help us create a better, and quieter regional rail for North Texas. Continue reading

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Where Will the D2 Subway go?

We’ve been listening to stakeholders, public officials, technical experts and the public, and we’re on our way to finding a locally preferred alternative (LPA) that we can submit to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in September. By January, DART had … Continue reading

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Your Spring Travel Guide

Spring has arrived, and with each new season comes opportunities to travel and see more of your world. Let DART be your ride to what’s happening nearby and far way. Love Link 524 Did you know DART has a bus … Continue reading

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DART Observes National Safe Place Week

National Safe Place Week ends Saturday (#NSPWeek2017), but DART reminds youth in crisis that throughout the year they can seek safety on any DART bus or train. National Safe Place Week, is observed annually to shine a spotlight on Safe Place … Continue reading

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Six-Year Old DART Enthusiast Enjoys Visit with Gary Thomas

Garrett Clark got his first train set when he was just a toddler. Trains have been his passion ever since. And now that he’s a little older – he just turned six in December – Garrett’s hobby has grown to … Continue reading

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See Something? Say Something.

It’s National Safe Place Week and DART needs your help in combating human trafficking throughout the year. Earlier this week, Deputy Chief of DART Police Matt Walling, joined a panel discussion with city leaders during an episode of Dallas’ #AskCityHall and … Continue reading

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Growing North Texas: By Bus, By Rail, By Streetcar

The DART transit system is made up of many different modes, each coming together as part of an integrated network that strengthens our region. As a complete system, DART is not only moving North Texans from Point A to Point … Continue reading

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Thank You to Our Bus and Rail Operators

March 18 is Transit Driver Appreciation Day (#TDAD) and we want to say thank you to all our operators who strive to deliver riders like you safely to your destinations. Throughout the week, we held celebrations at our different operations … Continue reading

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DART to Great Brews

St. Paddy’s Day is only a start for the serious beer lover. Once the local beer emporiums retire the green food dye for another year, there are still tons of DARTable options for grabbing a cold one – from British-style … Continue reading

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Dallas Artist Captures DART Passengers ‘Riding the Rails’

Dallas artist Merry Fuhrer knows how to capture DART riders like you in vibrant color. Earlier this month, onlookers perused the Goodrich Galley at First United Methodist Church observing the 25 oil pastels portraits in a reception featuring Fuhrer’s “Riding … Continue reading

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