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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.

Let Me Call You Sweet Tooth

Nothing says “Be Mine” on Valentine’s Day like chocolate, and these DARTable destinations offer some of the most delectable desserts around. CocoAndré Chocolatier Bishop Arts District – 508 W. 7th St., Dallas Owner and master chocolatier Andrea Pedraza combines traditional … Continue reading

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Designing D2: What Lies Beneath, Part 2

DART is continuing to work through the design of a new Downtown Dallas subway. There’s lots to consider. In a previous post we looked at geology. In this post we’ll consider some of the man-made elements.  Existing Structures  DART considers … Continue reading

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Designing D2: What Lies Beneath, Part 1

Journeying through D2’s project development process a few months ago, DART heard from the public that the mostly aboveground light rail route laid out in the original Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA) was not the best fit for Dallas or the … Continue reading

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DART is a Part of North Texas’ Future

North Texas has been growing in leaps and bounds for the past few years, and it’s not slowing down! At DART, we are working to make sure we have the transit infrastructure in place to support our region as it … Continue reading

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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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