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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.

Growing North Texas: By Bus, By Rail, By Streetcar

The DART transit system is made up of many different modes, each coming together as part of an integrated network that strengthens our region. As a complete system, DART is not only moving North Texans from Point A to Point … Continue reading

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Dallas St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival: Know Before You Go

The Dallas St. Patrick’s Parade & Festival is tomorrow, March 11, beginning at 11 a.m. This annual celebration attracts thousands to Greenville Avenue and the best way to get there is on DART. The Mockingbird and Lovers Lane stations put … Continue reading

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Your Guide to a DARTable Staycation

Enjoying Spring Break doesn’t necessarily mean you have to take a vacation somewhere many miles away. In fact, staying local can be just as exciting as a trip away from home. Whether you’re an art buff, adrenaline junkie or a shopping … Continue reading

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Save the Date: Older Americans Information and Health Fair is May 11

Valuable health information, free screenings and entertainment are just a few of the reasons to attend the Older Americans Information and Health Fair May 11, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at Centennial Hall in Fair Park. Attendees are encouraged to ride DART’s … Continue reading

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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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