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July 9, 2014

Dallas makes final prep for opening rail line to airport

DART and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport are making final preparations on the last segment of the Orange Line, which arrives at the new Airport Station on Monday, Aug. 18.


March 26, 2014

New DART airport station to open 4 months early

The five-mile Orange Line extension from Belt Line Station to the newly rebuilt Terminal A at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport will bring the nation’s longest light rail system to 90 miles.


February 12, 2014

Report: Rail to airport connections a growing trend

CNBC focused on cities providing rail transportation to airports and how the trend has proven both convenient and financially beneficial.


January 29, 2014

Studies tout Dallas light rail's impact

One study found that DART’s capital spending on light rail was almost $5.63 billion, or $4.7 billion in inflation-adjusted 2013 dollars. During that time, the expansion generated $7.4 billion in regional economic activity. Meanwhile, TOD investment has totaled $5.3 billion since the system's 1996 debut.


January 22, 2014

Dallas/Fort Worth transit agencies to survey riders

DART, TRE, The T and DCTA are partnering with the North Central Texas Council of Governments to determine how residents are using the regional transit system and what changes could be made in the future.


October 25, 2013

HNTB JV to design DART project

The team will manage the $13.8 million design services contract, which includes engineering, architectural design services and construction management.


September 3, 2013

DART buys electric standup vehicles for transit police

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 6, 2013

DART to commemorate 30th anniversary of vote

In August 1983, more than 101,000 people, out of 175,000 voters, cast their vote for transit. In Dallas County, it was the largest turnout for a referendum to date.


July 25, 2013

APTA to celebrate 9 agencies for sustainability efforts

Will be honored on July 29 at the Sustainability and Public Transportation Workshop, which is being held at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco.


July 9, 2013

Texas agencies beta testing fare payment app

DART officials say it should be available in the app store and on Google Play by mid-September.


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