Arlington, Texas launches first mass transit service

Posted on August 21, 2013

Photos courtesy City of Arlington
Photos courtesy City of Arlington
ARLINGTON, Texas — The city launched its first mass transit service, a commuter bus route called the Metro ArlingtonXpress, which will transport passengers between Arlington and the Trinity Railway Express’ CentrePort Station, linking them to North Texas’ broader transit system.

The two-year pilot program is jointly operated by Dallas Area Rapid Transit and the Fort Worth Transportation Authority. It’s a major step for a city that has rejected more comprehensive mass transportation proposals over the years, according to a DallasNews.com report. For the full story, click here.

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