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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.

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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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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Get Your Festival on in May

Festival season is here and DART makes it easy to enjoy all the music, food, art and more that these events offer. Here are just some of May’s DARTable festivals. Plano AsiaFest – May 6 Haggard Park (DARTable Gem) … Continue reading

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Telemundo-39 News Presenter to Emcee Upcoming Health Fair

Teresa Gonzalez, a news presenter for Telemundo-39 Dallas-Fort Worth, will serve as the emcee for this year’s Older Americans Information and Health Fair May 11, at Centennial Hall in Fair Park. Telemundo-39 is one of several organizations to partner with … Continue reading

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So Much More than a Ride to Work

Did you know that Texas is home to eight metropolitan transit systems, 39 rural transit systems, and 33 urban transit systems? Public transportation is critical to supporting our state’s and our nation’s larger transportation network and infrastructure.  As our state … Continue reading

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All Aboard the Cotton Belt: Conducting Field Observations and Surveys

DART is conducting several different kinds of field research to inform an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for North Texas’s newest regional rail line, the Cotton Belt. Last week, we told you about the importance of collecting information on noise and … Continue reading

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