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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.

Live Here and Get There Efficiently, Reliably & Affordably

With a population that has welcomed more than 140,000 new residents in the past year alone, North Texas must keep people moving freely whether it’s in the traffic on our highways, in our airways, or along our transit network. Investing … Continue reading

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#TBT we’re throwing it back to the Green Line!

DART is going back in time today to when we had just started our rail expansion.  Though it may feel like North Texas has always been outfitted with 93 miles of rail, we really have done a lot in a … Continue reading

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Free Solar Eclipse Party at the Perot Museum Aug. 21

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science invites you to attend a free Solar Eclipse watching party on their plaza, Aug. 21, noon to 2 p.m. That afternoon, the United States will experience a total solar eclipse, which is when … Continue reading

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DART: Critical for Our Workforce, Our Businesses, Our Commerce

North Texas is known for being business-friendly. From our tax policies, to our affordable housing, to our quality of life, businesses find North Texas an attractive place to set up shop. DART is always thinking about how best to support … Continue reading

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Riding Transit Reduces College Commuting Costs

Fall classes will be starting soon, and many college students are weighing their transportation options. If you are attending a local college or university, and are looking for ways to keep more money in your pocket, DART can help. DART … Continue reading

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North Texas: A Cultural Destination

North Texas has so much to offer residents who live here or out-of-towners who plan a trip to our region. DART’s kicking off our newest series, “Destination: North Texas” and over the next few weeks we’ll explore just what makes … Continue reading

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Consider DARTable Shopping This Tax-Free Weekend

The first day of school is quickly approaching and many North Texas families are looking forward to saving money on back-to-school supplies and clothing this tax-free weekend. This year’s sales tax holiday is Aug. 11-13. According to the Texas comptroller … Continue reading

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Amaze Your Brain at Perot Museum of Nature and Science

The Perot Museum of Nature and Science, which is just a short walk from Akard Station, offers hands-on ways to learn about scientific evidence, mathematical concepts and natural history. Explore your world through 11 mind blowing exhibit halls filled with magnificent … Continue reading

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Thousands Expected to Attend Mayors Back to School Fair Today

DART has already welcomed hundreds of people this morning at the 21st Annual Dallas Mayor’s Back to School Fair at Fair Park. The fair will continue until 2 p.m. and is expected to draw as many as 35,000 people before … Continue reading

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Congrats to Downtown Plano on Addition to National Register of Historic Places

The National Park Service has added the Plano Downtown Historic District to the National Register of Historic Places, the official list of the Nation’s historic places worthy of preservation, according to a City of Plano news release. The National Register … Continue reading

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