Monthly Archives: April 2017

Think you know the Cotton Belt? Test your knowledge!

Are you a Texas public transit expert? Test your knowledge by checking out our DART Daily every Friday for a new Cotton Belt Question! North Texas’s newest regional rail line, The Cotton Belt, will stretch from Plano to Dallas Fort … Continue reading

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DART to Honor 2017 Student Art Contest Winners at DMA Ceremony

Few people can say they’ve exhibited original, creative work at a major art museum. This Saturday, DART will honor 28 area students who can make that claim. The winners of DART’s 2017 Student Art Contest will step into the limelight … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Subway: Understanding Portals

Building an underground rail line is complicated. But it’s interesting to see how it’s done.  In this series, “The Anatomy of a Subway,” we’ll explore the different subway construction methods that will make the D2 Subway a reality. If you’ve … Continue reading

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Sign Up for DART’s 2017 Bike to Work challenge

DART, the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) and Richardson Bike Mart are hosting the second annual Bike to Work Challenge in May to help encourage riders to use bicycles as an alternative to driving. Participants must log their … Continue reading

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How Does Government Affect Public Transit?

Public transportation is shaped by the legislative and regulatory decisions made by elected officials in the local, state, and federal governments. From the Department of Transportation to local city councils, public transportation agencies must abide by rules to fund, develop … Continue reading

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MegaFest Returns to Dallas in June

  MegaFest comes to Dallas for the third time from June 28-July 1, and DART is the official transportation provider. The four-day faith and family conference will be held at Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. There’s plenty in store for … Continue reading

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DART police officers, teamwork honored at awards ceremony

DART Police Department paused to recognize individuals’ actions during their annual ceremony April 18. Dozens of officers and staff received recognition and praise for their bravery, dedication and outstanding performances in 2016. Individually recognized were Fare Enforcement Officer Zachary Lacey … Continue reading

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DARTable Fun for All this Weekend

There is no shortage of entertainment this weekend. Check out these DARTable activities: Addison Circle Art Festival The first annual Addison Circle Art Festival is Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. The event will showcase more than 25 artists, music, … Continue reading

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Go Green with DART at Earth Day

“Think globally, act locally” might be a cliché, but at this years’ Earth Day Texas Expo and Conference, you can do just that. The fun and engaging annual event takes place April 21-23 at Dallas’ historic Fair Park. It’s gearing up … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions! Choosing the D2 Subway Route

Determining the right route for the D2 Subway is a process.  The good news is that DART is on its way to determining a Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA) that DART will submit to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in September. … Continue reading

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