November 5, 2013
D-Link links such downtown destinations as the American Airlines Center, Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Dallas Arts District, and Main Street hotels and restaurants. It is also designed to complement other current and future transit services, including Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Trinity Railway Express and Amtrak.
September 3, 2013
The T3 Patroller, quieter than a car or motorcycle, can travel up to 25 miles on a single charge with a top speed of 20 mph.
August 21, 2013
The new express bus service, Metro ArlingtonXpress will connect the Trinity Railway Express' CentrePort/DFW Airport Station with College Park at the University of Texas at Arlington in the downtown area.
May 8, 2013
The agency, the city of Dallas and Dallas County broke ground near a new scheduled streetcar stop. The 1.6-mile line is expected to cost $80 million and is supported primarily with federal funds. Phase one is set to open in October of next year.
April 22, 2013
The new GPS service is the latest technology upgrade provided. Free Wi-Fi was launched last fall, giving students the ability to do homework or check email while riding the bus.
March 11, 2013
Brookville Equipment Corp. vehicles will operate along a four-stop, 1.6-mile track that provides access for citizens of Dallas' urban core to the downtown Union Station hub, which connects to DART's Red/Blue/Green light rail lines and the Trinity Railway Express with service to Fort Worth.
February 28, 2013
TRE regularly purchases and installs ECOTRAX main line rail ties as well as specialty ties for use in crossings, turnouts and bridges.
January 29, 2013
The 459 30- and 40-foot buses mark the latest phase of the agency’s clean transit fuels program. The $210 million contract with NABI, one of the nation’s largest CNG bus orders, will allow the agency to introduce heavy-duty buses to replace the current fleet of liquefied natural gas and clean diesel buses, which began service in 1998.
October 9, 2012
TriMet signed a contract with local software company GlobeSherpa to pilot the system for its buses, MAX light rail and WES Commuter Rail. DART's system will be developed by Unwire, a Danish company with extensive experience in mobile ticketing for transit agencies, for $1.5 million.
October 8, 2012
The revamped system's on-time performance drops to 60% before rebounding later in the day. Officials say the problems were the result of a new vehicle fleet, new reservationists and dispatchers, and general confusion.
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