Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)

Dallas, TX 75202

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1401 Pacific Ave.
Dallas, TX 75202
http://www.dart.org/
214.979.1111

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Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) gets you around Dallas and 12 surrounding cities with modern public transit services and customer facilities tailored to make your trip fast, comfortable and economical. Our extensive network of DART Rail, Trinity Railway Express (TRE) and bus services moves more than 220,000 passengers per day across our 700-square-mile service area.


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Rail Vehicle Builders, Components & Accessories

DART begins second phase of vinyl seat retrofit program

Jan. 23, 2024
Phase two of the pilot program features the replacing of fabric seat cushions and backs with vinyl-covered seats on one light-rail vehicle and one Dallas Streetcar vehicle.
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Safety & Security

DART to remove cross walk that poses safety hazards

Nov. 9, 2023
The removal of the cross walk in question at Baylor University Medical Center Station will help reduce the risk of distracted riders crossing the tracks unsafely.
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Shared Mobility

DART Board of Directors extends West Dallas On-Demand Shuttle pilot program through 2024

Oct. 25, 2023
The pilot began in January 2023 when DART and Toyota partnered with Circuit to support a free ride-share transportation service that provides West Dallas residents with an easy...
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Power Converters, Battery Chargers and Inverters

DART installs EV charging stations at Glenn Heights Park & Ride and Illinois Stations

Sept. 1, 2023
In collaboration with NCTCOG, DART installed the Blink Series 8 Dual Port Level 2 Chargers that can charge a typical EV within four to eight hours.
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Shelters, Stations, Fixtures, Parking & Lighting

DART to start construction on 12th Street Station Aug. 26

Aug. 22, 2023
The DART 12th Street Station will provide easy transfer opportunities between the Red and Orange lines and the future DART Silver Line, providing greater access to the rest of...
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DART hosts block party in honor of upcoming 40-year anniversary

Aug. 11, 2023
For 40 years, DART has served the North Texas community, providing a transportation system that efficiently, safely and cost-effectively handles 42.7 million passenger trips a...
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Safety & Security

DART adds 100-plus TSOs to improve public safety

July 26, 2023
The TSOs will provide enhanced service on DART’s light-rail vehicles and platforms, as well as the Trinity Railway Express.
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Fare Collection

DART expands network of local retailers

July 5, 2023
The expansion provides customers in all of DART’s 13 service area cities the opportunity to purchase a DART GoPass Tap Card in each of their respective areas.
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Paratransit

Spare and Uber team up to grow transit on-demand transit platforms

June 5, 2023
Spare's cloud-based on-demand transit platform will be paired with Uber's driver network and has already made a difference in the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) and...
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A Dallas Area Rapid Transit bus is seen driving in Downtown Dallas, Texas, with a local advertisement depicted on the side of the bus.
Management

DART teams up with Vector media to bring new face to transit company

May 30, 2023
DART will be giving Vector Media reins over their entire media assets, including but not limited to, its entire transit fleet.

Articles & News

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40 Under 40

2023 40 Under 40: Brad Cummings, JD

Aug. 22, 2023
Brad Cummings, JD, Vice President, Chief Business Services Officer, Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Mass Transit
APTA recognized its 2023 Rail Safety, Security and Emergency Management Awards winners at its Rail Conference that was held in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Safety & Security

APTA honors nine agencies with 2023 Rail Safety, Security and Emergency Management Awards

June 15, 2023
The awards, which added a new emergency management category this year, recognize transit organizations’ proactive safety and security efforts.
IndyGo
IndyGo and the Indianapolis Public Transportation Foundation are partnering to extend the Mobility Access Fund (MAF) to Marion County 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations for the second year.
Management

IndyGo, DART programs to support riders facing financial barriers

IndyGo and IPTF have extended grant availability to area nonprofits and DART is partnering with Assurance Wireless to offer free mobile services.
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MTA crews pump water out of Dyckman Street Station on the A Line.
Safety & Security

Extreme weather impacting DART, MTA

July 20, 2022
With high heat impacting central parts of Texas and Oklahoma and heavy rains in New York City, transit agencies are taking steps to ensure safe service delivery.
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40 Under 40

2021 40 Under 40: Brittney M. Farr

Nov. 23, 2021
Brittney M. Farr, Director of Government Relations, Denton County Transportation Authority
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DART recently began construction on the Josey Lane Bridge as part of the Silver Line project in Carrollton, Texas.
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DART’s refinancing of Silver Line RRIF loan estimated to save $190 million

Feb. 26, 2021
The $908-million loan was originally awarded in 2018 and the refinancing takes advantage of low interest rates that will help counter pandemic-related revenue losses.
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RTC has updated it's cameras to provide an inside look for law enforcement in the even of an emergency.
Safety & Security

Preparing and Responding to Emergency Situations

April 24, 2018
Agencies often find themselves involved in security situations, large events — including sporting events or marches — and natural emergency situations. How they respond is determined...
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Management

Transit Procurement Hot Topics

March 8, 2018
During the 2018 South West Transit Association Freedom Through Transit Annual Conference the session "Transit Procurement Hot Topics," provided an open discussion about procurement...
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Training, Testing Services

2016 Top 40 Under 40: Kendra Bullard

Sept. 6, 2016
Kendra Bullard, Senior Manager Mobility Management Planning, DART Mobility Management Services
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Dallas Streetcar crossing the Houston Street Viaduct.
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Project Update: Spotlight on Streetcar Development

Sept. 4, 2016
The Dallas Streetcar put to use innovative hybrid technology, DART was faced with the issue of operating a streetcar in an area where they were unable to have overhead catenaries...

Videos & Resources

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The Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Development Near DART Stations

May 12, 2017
A new study looking at the economic impact of publicly funded projects near the light rail stations of Dallas Area Rapid Transit demonstrates what economists and private real ...
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Mass Transit Weekly Update 6/10/2016

June 10, 2016
This week's transit update includes a look at Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), Community Transit, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Chicago Transit Authority ...
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Safety & Security

DART to DFW: Meet Duy Nguyen, DART Police Officer

June 24, 2014
"DART to DFW: Connecting you to the World" is a video series where you get to meet individuals around DART that are helping make the connection to Dallas/Fort Worth International...
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Mass Transit TV: 4/20/12

April 20, 2012
Brought to you by Secured Cities, this cast looks at DART police's new texting program, AC Transit's hydrogen production and dispensing station and how the Cleveland RTA prepared...

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Bus Builders, Components & Accessories

DART replacing bus fabric seat cushions and backs with vinyl-coverings

April 28, 2023
The new vinyl seats are part of DART’s continued customer-focused commitment to riders to provide a safe and clean transit experience, including the DART Clean Team Initiative...
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Shared Mobility

DART and Toyota partner with Circuit to support free ride-share transportation services in west Dallas

March 16, 2023
Circuit currently operates in seven states across the country, with the goal of reducing congestion and its harmful effects on the environment by getting people out of their cars...
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Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

DART’s first 40-foot long-range electric bus begins regular revenue service

March 10, 2023
The Proterra ZX5 Max will join the seven Proterra Catalyst 35 zero-emission electric buses that are currently in service.
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Fare Collection

DART extends Discount GoPass Tap Card pilot program through the end of 2024

Dec. 7, 2022
The program provides riders using any one of nine support assistance programs with a 50 percent discount on the regular price of a DART local pass.
Management

Operation Lifesaver awards more than $140,000 in grant funds to eight transit agencies

Dec. 2, 2022
The approved grants were awarded through a competitive process, based upon criteria such as key safety messages, target audiences and evaluation methods.
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DART to return nine major bus routes to regular operating service frequency Dec. 12

Nov. 30, 2022
In June, to provide service dependability for riders, DART implemented a five-minute service frequency reduction on 31 bus routes due to the nationwide shortage of bus operators...
Paratransit

DART launches Rider Assistance Program with Spare

Nov. 21, 2022
The DART Rider Assistance Program is a service for riders who may not qualify for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) paratransit but who have a qualifying disability.
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Dallas Area Rapid Transit launches cleaning pilot program to substantially increase agency’s commitment to riders

Nov. 17, 2022
The DART Clean Team Initiative will utilize on-board contract cleaning personnel from United Community of Faith to remove trash and debris aboard DART light rail vehicles as they...
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Fare Collection

Dallas Area Rapid Transit partners with Assurance Wireless to offer free cell phones and service to eligible DART riders

Nov. 10, 2022
To establish eligibility, DART riders should bring proof of participation in qualifying programs (supporting documentation) to the event.