December 13, 2017 – –

The Dallas Area Rapid Transit Board of Directors on Tuesday approved plans and funding for several security improvements to light rail and bus systems.

DART spokesperson Morgan Lyons said the upgrades focus in on three key areas: people, technology, and facilities.

The agency will add 30 new armed security guards, which will help DART police patrol stations and trains. DART has said its goal is to have a uniformed presence, whether that be police, armed security guard, or fare enforcement on every single one of its trains by Spring 2018.

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