July 7, 2018, 7am PDT
Regional planners and Dallas officials aren't confident that the area's highway-centric worldview (and budget) will change anytime soon. The city's competitiveness in the national job market may be on the line.
March 14, 2018, 9am PDT
Bus riders in Wilmington, Delaware are upset about changes to 13 bus routes near Rodney Square.
November 7, 2017, 12pm PST
An Dallas Morning News editorial suggests DART spending should favor bus service over train service to make more efficient use of its funds.
September 16, 2017, 1pm PDT
A $1.3 billion subway plan is slated for completion in 2024, while a new streetcar line will connect downtown's existing routes.
July 6, 2017, 10am PDT
Dallas rapid transit organization takes the rare step of bringing riders and transit advocates onto their board.
May 27, 2017, 5am PDT
The city of Irving, a suburb of the city of Dallas, will soon add a $1 billion mixed-use development, complete with a light rail station.
October 26, 2016, 2pm PDT
The DART Board decided to move forward with a financial plan that funds both the Cotton Belt light rail line and the D2 subway.
October 13, 2016, 12pm PDT
The Dallas City Council picked a side with regard to the D2 line (it prefers a subway to above ground light rail) and the proposed Cotton Belt line (it can wait).
August 30, 2016, 11am PDT
The expanded Dallas Streetcar began service the Bishop Arts District this week, an expansion of three-quarters-of-a-mile beyond the original route.
May 17, 2016, 1pm PDT
A bus fare doesn't exist in a vacuum. To understand the true cost of a transit ride, one report compared bus fares to the local minimum wage, revealing Atlanta, Dallas, and Salt Lake City to have the highest fares.
February 27, 2016, 5am PST
Despite its insistence that the technology would only target criminals, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) should reconsider using facial recognition software to address crime. The potential for abuse may be too high.
December 7, 2015, 10am PST
At critical points, Dallas' streetcar system runs without overhead cables. Two batteries underneath the car store enough power to propel the train across a mile-long bridge.
October 20, 2015, 7am PDT
As Houston, Dallas and other sun belt cities build out their light-rail systems, some are asking if the investment is worth it.
October 19, 2015, 7am PDT
Dallas and Houston's expanding light rail systems are helping boost economic development as new commercial and residential development sprouts up around transit stations.
September 11, 2015, 6am PDT
The Dallas City Council has given preliminary approval to a proposed light rail line, currently called D2, which would add service capacity to the downtown core.
July 7, 2015, 1pm PDT
Researchers from the University of Texas identified the places in Dallas that suffer a lack of adequate transit service. Leading the list: Far North Dallas.
April 16, 2015, 6am PDT
Transit planners who see transportation network companies as a potential benefit to public transit will want to pay attention to Uber's new partnership in Dallas.
August 18, 2014, 8am PDT
Called the "biggest accomplishment" in DART's 31-year history, city leaders are hoping the new airport connection brings more international cachet along with tourists, conventions, and investments in downtown.
August 13, 2013, 11am PDT
30 years ago, voters in North Texas approved a sales tax to fund the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) system based on promises of reducing congestion, spurring development and sustainable funding. Has the system met its goals? Depends who you ask.
March 17, 2011, 11am PDT
A 2001 study showed that we can save more oil by building more fuel-efficient cars than by expanding drilling under U.S. soil or in our oceans. Deron Lovaas sees black gold in our cities and suburbs.