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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.

Tell Us What You Like About Riding the TRE for a Chance to Win

What’s wild, rowdy and as big as Texas? Your chance of winning two tickets to western shows in Fort Worth. Celebrate 100 years of indoor rodeo and ride the Trinity Railway Express to the Stockyards Championship Rodeo, every Friday and … Continue reading

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In Pictures: 2018 Dallas Mayor’s Back to School Fair

Thanks for riding DART to the Dallas Mayor’s Back to School Fair in Fair Park last Friday and visiting our booths. We enjoyed meeting our riders and helping Dallas families prepare for school. Here are a few scenes from event:

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Photo Feature: Totally in Love

Meet Cody & Maegan. Fantastic human beings and totally in love.  I first met them when Cody called me out of the blue to ask if I could do secret proposal photos…I sat in a corner of a wine bar … Continue reading

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How did you do on our Cotton Belt quiz? Check out the answers here!

Last week, we quizzed you on your knowledge about the Cotton Belt! Were you a Cotton Belt Aficionado? If not, don’t sweat it. Today, we’re breaking down the answers below and giving you all the info when it comes to … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek: A Q&A with Operatic Bass Singer Jared Schwartz

Fine Arts Chamber Players’ last free 2018 Basically Beethoven Festival concert starts Sunday, July 29, at 2:30 p.m. at Moody Performance Hall. DART to the concert to hear operatic bass singer, Jared Schwartz, and pianist, Mary Dibbern, perform pieces by French and American composers. Fine Arts … Continue reading

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New, Electric and Built for the Long-Haul

Manufactured by Proterra, DART’s new D-Link buses are built for the long-haul, with a battery life of around six years. They also are designed to last longer than a traditional steel body bus. The advanced carbon composite body of the … Continue reading

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Calling all Cotton Belt Aficionados

DART is making exciting progress on the Cotton Belt. We’ve finished up the draft environmental impact statement or DEIS, and we are moving forward in creating this 26-mile regional rail line. The Cotton Belt will provide much needed mobility relief … Continue reading

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Top 5 Things You Need to Know about the Cotton Belt’s DEIS

You may be asking yourself, what is a DEIS DART keeps talking about? DEIS stands for Draft Environmental Impact Statement. As a refresher, a DEIS maps out the positive and negative effects a transit project, like the Cotton Belt, may … Continue reading

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Plug in for a Greener Planet. Plug in to Something NEW

At DART, we’ve got a lot of new. This spring, we rolled out new ways to pay, with the new version of the GoPass app. Now we’re giving you new ways to ride, with our new fleet of zero-emission electric … Continue reading

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A D-Link Comparison: Native Plants

D-Link’s new line of Proterra buses offer you a local and environmentally friendly ride around downtown Dallas. These buses receive electric power from rechargeable batteries and run as zero-emission vehicles. DART’s local and environmentally friendly focus doesn’t just stop with … Continue reading

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