March 31, 2014
Edward W. Oliphant, who currently serves as CFO of the MTA and RTA, replaces Paul J. Ballard who will be heading up the Fort Worth Transportation Authority as president/CEO.
February 13, 2014
Paul J. Ballard, current CEO of the Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority and the Regional Transportation Authority of Middle Tennessee, will begin his new position in April.
January 28, 2014
Tom Tulley was Passenger Rail Specialist for the FRA Region 5 in Dallas from 1999 to 2012, receiving the FRA’s Bronze Superior Achievement Medal for Passenger Rail Initiatives.
October 15, 2013
Anthony (“Tony”) Johnson, executive VP and COO of The T, will serve as interim president and executive director during board’s search to replace Dick Ruddell who retired on October 4.
September 10, 2013
Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Fort Worth Transportation Authority, and Denton County Transportation Authority will make GoPass available starting Sept. 16. In recent years, the three agencies have collaborated to improve payment options for customers by issuing a common regional pass and deploying ticket vending machines that accept credit/debit cards.
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.
July 9, 2013
DART officials say it should be available in the app store and on Google Play by mid-September.
June 28, 2013
Finalists include Richard Ruddell, president and executive director of the Fort Worth Transportation Authority in Texas; Frank T. Martin, an executive with a transportation services company in Orlando, Fla.; and Charles Monheim, formerly with New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
June 20, 2013
The T’s board action represents the final step in approval of the agreement that was developed by The T and DART and the City of Arlington, whose board and council approved the agreement at their meetings in May and June, respectively.
April 26, 2013
The Sierra Vista Transit Plaza will serve four routes that together have an annual ridership of nearly 800,000. Its unique urban village-style features include four large bus shelters with colorful glass panels, roofs and benches.
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