Dallas Area Rapid Transit debuts two new bus connections to DFW International Airport and Dallas Love Field on Dec. 3 making airline travel in North Texas easier than ever. Route 500 from the Belt Line Station on the Orange Line to Terminal A at DFW is a preview of the direct light rail connection customers will enjoy in December 2014. Route 524 from the Inwood/Love Field Station on the Green Line improves service to Love Field with more frequent bus trips.
New mobile ticketing technology arriving next year will give DART customers a way to bypass long lines at vending machines during big events, buy passes for several riders at once, and carry a ticket in their smartphones.
The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Board of Directors approved a $1.07 billion budget for fiscal year 2013 that supports expanded Orange and Blue Lines as well as the continued construction towards a direct rail connection to DFW Airport in 2014.
DART’s new fare system makes it easier and cheaper to transfer from buses to trains and establishes a new money-saving midday pass.
Dallas businessman James F. Adams is the newest member of the Board of Directors of Dallas Area Rapid Transit. He was appointed by the Dallas City Council.
Dallas attorney Scott Carlson is the new general counsel for Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART). Carlson, a former member of the DART Board of Directors, was selected by the board to succeed Hyattye Simmons as the agency’s top attorney. Simmons retired earlier this year.
Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s long-anticipated Orange Line to Irving opened July 30, bringing with it a new era of choices and numerous changes for passengers throughout the region.