Category Archives: D2

How Does Government Affect Public Transit?

Public transportation is shaped by the legislative and regulatory decisions made by elected officials in the local, state, and federal governments. From the Department of Transportation to local city councils, public transportation agencies must abide by rules to fund, develop … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions! Choosing the D2 Subway Route

Determining the right route for the D2 Subway is a process.  The good news is that DART is on its way to determining a Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA) that DART will submit to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in September. … Continue reading

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Where Will the D2 Subway go?

We’ve been listening to stakeholders, public officials, technical experts and the public, and we’re on our way to finding a locally preferred alternative (LPA) that we can submit to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in September. By January, DART had … Continue reading

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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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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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The Road Ahead: 2 Projects, 1 Goal

2017 will be an exciting year for DART and all the cities and residents that are part of the DART system. With several transit projects in the works and on the horizon, we will be working to ensure taxpayer dollars … Continue reading

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The Road Ahead: A Refresher on Funding DART Projects

The New Year is around the corner and many people view this time of year as an opportunity to organize their personal finances and develop a budget to help them spend the money they make wisely.  DART is always assessing its budget to fund all planned Capital Investment Projects; projects intended to make North … Continue reading

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4 Things You Need to Know About D2: Working Together

We need your input and support as we continue planning D2. A subway presents a unique set of challenges we will have to work through to make the best use of our resources, balance everyone’s interests, and position the downtown … Continue reading

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