Category Archives: Ask DART

Ask DART: Are DART trip planning tools experiencing technical difficulties?

Hey @dartmedia, do station LED signs no longer show train arrival times? Is this temporary? — Owen Wilson-Chavez (@oh_and) January 6, 2016 @dartmedia Is trip planner still down? How about a note on the web page if so. That would … Continue reading

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Ask Gary: How does DART make North Texas more livable?

Gary Thomas is the President/Executive Director of DART. Ask Gary appears in the Inmotion publication. North Texas encompasses a large geographic area, and it’s imperative for the sustainability of our region that people get where they need to go safely, … Continue reading

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Ask DART: Buses roaming the streets in … Mississippi?

I read "Dallas Area Rapid Transit" on the side, plus this was in the first half of my 500-mile drive so I don't think I was hallucinating. — Tara Bryant (@taracbryant) September 18, 2015 Twitter user Tara Bryant spotted something … Continue reading

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Ask DART: Does my student qualify for a reduced DART fare?

Welcome back to school North Texas high school and college students! Most schools are back in session and one of the most frequent questions we receive during this time of the year is about our discounted high school and college … Continue reading

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Ask DART: Why are DART buses roaming the streets of Lubbock?

Must be lost. @dartmedia bus driving on @TexasTech campus. Took left when should've turned right! #WrongTurn #DART pic.twitter.com/WA8uhA5VmH — Justin Hughes (@jrhughes1975) March 30, 2015 Did a DART bus driver make a wrong turn and end up in Lubbock? That … Continue reading

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Ask DART: Can DART Police pull me over?

Can the DART police pull you over for speeding if you're not on dart property? — MaryLean Monroe™ (@kariloveexxii) March 11, 2015 Twitter user @kariloveexxii posed a question we receive pretty regularly: “Can the DART police pull you over for … Continue reading

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Ask DART: Is there really a ‘hidden’ Knox-Henderson rail station?

From time to time we’re asked why there isn’t a station near Knox/Henderson. Eighteen years ago, the neighborhood didn’t want one. Today, while the neighborhood has changed in a lot of ways, and there are occasional requests for a station, there’s simply no … Continue reading

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Ask Gary: How has DART evaluated bus service and why is the current analysis different?

Quarterly, we use a Route Performance Index (see below) to determine if a route meets our standards. Then we recommend to the DART Board adjusting, eliminating or preserving routes based on the best interests of our customers and stakeholders. Some … Continue reading

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DART called upon to help displaced residents during an apartment fire

50+ ppl going to extended stay hotels after early morning fatal fire at senior living facility in NE Dallas pic.twitter.com/t7VTH0I7Ip — Natalie Solis (@Fox4Natalie) December 10, 2014 Occasionally, DART is called upon to help out local communities in very special … Continue reading

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Ask DART: How do I ride DART Rail on Oct. 11 if I’m NOT going to the fair

Navigating the DART Rail on Saturday, October 11 can be challenging for those not going to the State Fair of Texas for the Red River Showdown. The trains are packed with fans going to the game and DART is operating … Continue reading

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