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New DART VPs in operations, safety, strategic planning
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has named Maureen McCole as Vice President, Commuter Rail/Railroad Management; Garrome “Jerry” Franklin as Vice President and Chief Safety Officer; and David Schulze as Vice…
Streetcars return to Dallas
The first phase of Dallas’ modern streetcar system entered revenue service on April 13, 2015, nearly 50 years after the city’s original streetcar system shut down.
First-of-its kind streetcar arrives in Dallas
Dallas’s first “modern streetcar” has arrived from Brookville, Pa.
DART Orange Line cited in National engineering competition
Lockwood Andrews & Newman, Inc. of Dallas has earned a National Recognition Award for exemplary engineering achievement in the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) 49th annual Engineering Excellence Awards…
DART links LRT to D/FW Airport
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) formally opened its Orange Line Light Rail Transit extension to its new northwestern terminus at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.
DART readies airport LRT link
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) said Wednesday, July 9, 2014 that it and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport "are making final preparations on the last segment of the Orange Line, which…
Oak Cliff voices: Don't short streetcar hours
Objecting to initial proposals, residents and businesses of Dallas' Oak Cliff neighborhood are calling for officials to reconsider suggested streetcar schedules limiting service essentially to daylight hours – and no…
DART test train reaches D/FW Airport
DART's first light rail transit consist operated over five new miles of the Orange Line Wednesday, April 16, 2014, testing the extension for future service to and from Dallas/Fort Worth…
Thirty years in existence, 18 of those with light rail transit, Dallas Area Rapid Transit has established itself as a stellar U.S. rail transit operator.
DART sets D/FW Airport Station opening date
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) officials have suggested for months that a light rail transit link to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, a high priority, might open ahead of schedule. DART…
TEX Rail gets $50 million boost
Fort Worth's TEX Rail regional passenger rail project will benefit from $50 million budgeted in its fiscal year 2015 budget, Fort Worth Transportation Authority ("The T") said Tuesday, March 4,…
Dallas officials: Oak Cliff streetcar just the start
Dallas city officials continue to stress the establishment of the Oak Cliff streetcar line is just the first step in growing streetcar routes throughout the city, in part to complement…
DART eyes early access to DFW Airport
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) said it anticipates opening its 4.7-mile Orange Line light rail transit extension to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport ahead of schedule.
DART LRT service comes back to life
Crippled by severe ice storms before and during last weekend, DART light rail transit resumed full service at 3:30 p.m. Central Time Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, on the Red, Orange,…
Design team picked for DART Blue Line work
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has selected Blue Alliance Partners (BAP) as lead designer for the $101 million South Oak Cliff Extension 3 project, an extension of DART’s Blue Line…
Texas transit trio sets GoPass mobile app
Starting Sept. 16, 2012, public transit riders in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex can use their smartphones "to buy, store and activate passes for DART, The T and DCTA," the three…
DART plans downtown Dallas rail replacement
DART plans to commit $50 million next year to replace 1.25 miles of light rail transit track on Pacific Ave. and Bryan Street in downtown Dallas.
ABB traction power for Texas streetcars
ABB’s Discrete Automation and Motion Division, its power and automation technology group, has won a contract from Brookville Equipment Corp. to supply complete traction power systems for installation on Brookville’s…
DART taps Axion for more ECOTRAX ties
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) plans to utilize Axion International's ECOTRAX railway ties for three miles of its planned Blue Line light rail transit extension into South Dallas, Tex.
More track, more streetcars, for Dallas project
Dallas's Oak Cliff streetcar line may get additional funding for more right-of-way work and two additional streetcars, should the Regional Transportation Council approve the transfer of funds Thursday.
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