Category Archives: D2

More Growth! More Opportunities! More Traffic?

It’s no secret. Our region is growing – seemingly by the minute! North Texas welcomed more than 140,000 new residents in 2015-2016; more than any other metro area welcomed in one year. This growth speaks to the vitality of our … Continue reading

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A Mid-Summer D2 Update

We’ve come quite a way in making the D2 Subway a reality. DART is currently in the final stages of choosing a refined alignment (also called a Locally Preferred Alternative or LPA) for the D2 Subway. Here’s a snapshot of … Continue reading

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ICYMI: The D2 Team Went LIVE on Facebook!

Last week, DART’s D2 Subway team took to Facebook Live to share all the recent information about North Texas’s newest second rail alignment.  Team members, Kay, Carlos, Ernie, and Chad answered your questions about the project development process, funding, and … Continue reading

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Send us your questions and #Get2KnowD2

As you may know, DART is close to finding a Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA) that we will submit to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in the fall.  We’ve established three major options for the D2 Subway’s path and two major … Continue reading

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Can you tell fact from fiction? D2 + Cotton Belt

This week, we’re testing your knowledge on two of DART’s newest Capital Investment Projects, the D2 Subway and the Cotton Belt! Although both of these projects fall into the category of Capital Investment Projects, they each have unique purposes, are … Continue reading

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Meet #OurDART Team for the D2 Subway!

Transit projects like the D2 Subway are a big deal for everyone involved, including North Texas residents, businesses, and the neighborhoods through which the subway will run. Have you ever wondered who is behind the implementation of a project like … Continue reading

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Join Us for the D2 Subway Facebook Live Event

If we look back over the past year, we have made a lot of progress in determining just what the downtown rail alignment will look like, where it will go, and how DART will proceed in planning and building the … Continue reading

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Policy and Legislative Updates

We recently told you about how the government can affect public transportation in North Texas.  From local city councils, to the federal government, public policy shapes how public transportation systems are built and funded across the nation. Since policy influences … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Subway: Stations, More Than Meets the Eye

Once the D2 Subway is in operation through downtown Dallas, riders will make their way down an elevator, escalator, or steps to reach the station below ground. Although it may not look like much, there is a lot that goes … Continue reading

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D2 Subway + Dallas Streetcar = More flexibility for the region!

Imagine this: you’re making your way from downtown Plano to check out some of the new restaurants in the Bishop Arts District.  Instead of catching a cab or navigating through traffic on foot in the Texas heat, you can take … Continue reading

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