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DART Police Pose with Local Dogs to Highlight Dallas’ Animal Foster Program

Lights, cameras … and K-9s. DART Police officers and dogs in Dallas Animal Services’ foster program put on their best smiles and poses for a photo shoot Saturday at Mockingbird Station to inspire the public to help save Dallas’ dogs. Local … Continue reading

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Railway Age: DART from your plane to a train

Airline passengers arriving at Dallas Love Field have a convenient way to plan their use of DART’s public transportation system before leaving the airport, reports Railway Age. DART and CHK America have installed a ConnectPoint® Interactive Touchscreen Kiosk at Love Field. Described as … Continue reading

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Culture Map: DART rail adds another convenient extension that stretches Blue Line south

  DART is opening the South Oak Cliff Blue Line Extension in October, adding two stations and nearly three miles of rail between Ledbetter Station and UNT Dallas Station near the University of North Texas at Dallas. The new segment … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day roundup: Love and transit across the nation

Transit love stories: Meeting Cupid on the bus or train [USA Today] Each day in the USA, millions of people hop on the bus or train, or both, for a ride to work and back. Or they take transit to … Continue reading

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Transportation news roundup: South Oak Cliff extension construction, Warnings on transpo funding

Here are your transportation headlines for Jan. 24, 2014. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. DART begins South Oak Cliff Three Line extension [Progressive Railroading] The project calls for extending the DART … Continue reading

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Transportation news roundup: First ‘mass transit’ Super Bowl, Train innovation trumping planes

Here are your transportation headlines for Jan. 22, 2014. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. On this day in transportation history: 1968 – The Boeing 747 “jumbo jet” is introduced in on … Continue reading

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Transportation news roundup: High speed rail hopes in Texas, Google Glass motorist cleared

Here are your transportation headlines for Jan. 21, 2014. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. On this day in transportation history: 2009 – Toyota passes GM as the world’s biggest automaker. Google … Continue reading

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Transportation news roundup: Subway to the ocean, Gen Y consumers buying high-tech vehicles

Here are your transportation headlines for Jan. 17, 2014. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. On this day in transportation history: 1953 – General Motors unveils the Corvette at the Motorama auto … Continue reading

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Transportation news roundup: Transportation bill dilemma, ‘No Pants Ride’ history

Here are your transportation headlines for Jan. 16, 2014. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. On this day in transportation history: 1919 – The manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors for … Continue reading

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Transportation news roundup: Drones for transportation use, Posters to remind riders to behave

Here are your transportation headlines for Jan. 15, 2014. Want to submit a headline or have a question, comment, or concern? E-mail me. Cute Tokyo Metro posters remind commuters to behave [CNET] The heart design in the posters represents “compassion … Continue reading

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