Category Archives: General

Built for North Texas, Built for You

Whether catching the train to AAC, grabbing dinner and shopping with friends in one of North Texas’ unique neighborhoods, or exploring new job options, DART connects communities and creates employment, social, and cultural opportunities for our region’s residents and visitors. … Continue reading

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History Between the Lines

When the Dallas Streetcar opened for business last April, it seemed like a novelty, a brand-new concept for the city. But with the much-anticipated second phase to Bishop Arts District opening in a little over a week, it’s worth remembering … Continue reading

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DART Vehicles Help Victimized Youth Get to a ‘Safe Place’

  North Texas youth in crisis have a new fleet of safe places, thanks to DART’s participation in the national “Safe Place” program. Safe Place is a national youth outreach and prevention program for young people needing immediate help and … Continue reading

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Notice to the Public – TRE Service Changes for October 2016

A community meeting will be held tomorrow at the Fort Worth ITC Station to receive comments on proposed TRE service changes planned for Oct. 24, 2016. The meeting will be at noon. In addition to the Aug. 6 community meeting, there … Continue reading

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DART offers free bus ride to Back 2 School Fair

  DART is offering free transportation from the Highland Hills Library to Fair Park for the 20th annual Mayor’s Back 2 School Fair Friday. Buses will depart for Fair Park beginning at 9 a.m. and will continue every hour until noon. … Continue reading

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Farmers Branch Helps Create Safer Roadways for Cyclists and Motorists

Once considered a recreational activity, cycling today is viewed as a viable mode of transportation. That change is prompting cities like Farmers Branch to make it safer for motorists and cyclists to share the roadways. As part of its Trial … Continue reading

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DART Quiz: How many steps deep is Cityplace/Uptown Station?

How’s the New Year’s resolutions coming along? If you’re trying to shed some pounds, now may be a good time to pass up the elevator, escalator and inclinators to give the stairs a try when you’re coming and going from … Continue reading

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DART celebrates the 60th anniversary of Rosa Parks’ brave act

Sixty years ago, a seamstress from Montgomery, Ala. took a stand by sitting down. Rosa Parks’ simple act of defiance sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and ultimately ignited the modern civil rights movement. On December 1, 1955, after a long … Continue reading

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APTA: U.S. public transportation records highest ridership in 58 years

In 2014, Americans took 10.8 billion trips on public transportation, which is the highest in 58 years, according to figures released from the American Public Transportation Association. “Despite the steep decline in gas prices at the end of last year, … Continue reading

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Gary Thomas talks future goals, plans for DART

Only a week into 2015, DART’s President and Executive Director Gary Thomas is looking ahead at the future plans for the transit agency. In a Q&A published in The Dallas Morning News, Thomas speaks about securing federal funding, adding capacity … Continue reading

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