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About DART Daily

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) gets you around 13 cities with rail, bus, paratransit, and rideshare services. We serve DFW International Airport and Fort Worth via the Trinity Railway Express (TRE). The service area consists of 13 cities: Addison, Carrollton, Cockrell Hill, Dallas, Farmers Branch, Garland, Glenn Heights, Highland Park, Irving, Plano, Richardson, Rowlett and University Park.

Your Top 5 Questions About the Cotton Belt Answered

So, What is The Cotton Belt? The Cotton Belt is a 26-mile rail line stretching from Plano to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, and is part of DART’s Transit System Plan and Twenty-Year Financial Plan.  Originally owned by the St. Louis … Continue reading

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Winter Weather: Rider Notifications

When severe winter weather strikes, the more you know about your train or bus, the better prepared you’ll be to travel. DART understands this and offers a free electronic subscription service for you to receive automatic email or SMS text … Continue reading

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DART Invites K-12 Students to Show off Their Artistic Talent

DART is still accepting entries for its 2017 Student Art Contest. Students can compete to earn a spot for their design on DART buses and trains, plus earn cash and other prizes. Contest Details: The contest is open to public … Continue reading

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Winter Weather: GoPass

It’s hard to purchase a transit pass when your fingers are numb. Good thing DART makes it easy to buy your tickets this winter with the GoPass app. Keep your hands warm and use the app to purchase your tickets within … Continue reading

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Not on our System

More than 20 million men, women and children around the world are victims of human trafficking. While January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, and today Jan 11, is National Day of Human Trafficking Awareness, DART’s part to fight this … Continue reading

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Winter Weather: Scenario Two

If you’ve been following our Winter Weather series, you’ve gained tips on traveling wisely this season and are familiar with one of DART’s severe winter weather plans. We understand that cold temperatures can mean unpredictable weather, and that having a … Continue reading

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Winter Weather: Scenario One

Winter weather that’s more like Duluth than Dallas delivers havoc on every mode of travel. DART wants to make sure you’re prepared for what the weather may bring this winter and has created two operating scenarios for bus and rail. … Continue reading

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Winter Weather: Preparedness

DART wants to prepare you for safe travel this winter — no matter what the weather brings. We’re always working to find better ways to take care of our customers. The severe weather plans we’ve developed over the past few … Continue reading

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The Road Ahead: 2 Projects, 1 Goal

2017 will be an exciting year for DART and all the cities and residents that are part of the DART system. With several transit projects in the works and on the horizon, we will be working to ensure taxpayer dollars … Continue reading

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The Road Ahead: A Refresher on Funding DART Projects

The New Year is around the corner and many people view this time of year as an opportunity to organize their personal finances and develop a budget to help them spend the money they make wisely.  DART is always assessing its budget to fund all planned Capital Investment Projects; projects intended to make North … Continue reading

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