OLI’s Murphy new VP at DART

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has named Operation Lifesaver, Inc., President Bonnie Murphy as Vice President Commuter Rail & Railroad Management. Murphy will complete her term with non-profit OLI Nov. 1.

DART expands to Camp Wisdom and UNT Dallas

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) announced its Blue Line added three miles and opened new stations at Camp Wisdom and UNT Dallas, effective October 24.

DART from your plane to a train

Airline passengers arriving at Love Field in Dallas, Tex., have a convenient way to plan their use of Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s public transportation system before leaving the airport.

DART’s Thomas Named APTA Outstanding Public Transit Manager

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has named Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) President and Executive Director Gary Thomas its Outstanding Public Transportation Manager of the Year.

Dallas Streetcar Phase 2 opens

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) opened a nearly 1-mile second phase of its Dallas line Streetcar on August 29, reaching Bishop Arts District via Zang Boulevard at 6th Street and a stop between Davis and 7th streets (Bishop Arts).

Brookville’s Liberty streetcar to Dallas for the 4th

Brookville Equipment Corporation shipped its third of four American-manufactured Liberty Streetcars on order to the City of Dallas and Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) this week, marking the completion of the first of two vehicles ordered by DART in a contract option exercised in July of 2015.

DART awards five-year advertising contract to Intersection

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has awarded a five-year contract to technology and media company Intersection for the rights to sell and manage transit advertising on its bus and light rail system, the agency announced Feb. 26, 2016. The agreement is for a five-year base term with an option for an additional five years.

DART selects Vix Technology to implement new fare payment system

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has selected Vix Technology, a global provider of smart ticketing and payment technology solutions, to implement a new, comprehensive fare payment system, the transit agency announced Oct. 5, 2015. The contract is worth $30 million.

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 President, Policy and Strategy.

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.