Tags: "DART"

16 May
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Study: public investment around DART Rail moving North Texas

May 16, 2017 – TRA Newswire – A new study looking at the economic impact of publicly funded projects near the light rail stations of Dallas Area Rapid Transit demonstrates what economists and private real estate developers have seen for ...

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17 Apr
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DART CEO Testifies Before House Subcommittee on Federal Funding Needs: FAST ACT

April 15, 2017 – TRA Newswire – DART President/Executive Director Gary Thomas, on behalf of the American Public Transportation Association, testified earlier this month before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit. Specifically, the committee wanted to hear ...

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10 Apr
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Trinity Railway Express “workhorse” Budd DMU’s going to Vermont

April 10, 2017 – TRA Newswire / VermontBiz.com – A Vermont company planning to launch a regional commuter rail service has purchased 12 self-propelled rail cars from Dallas Area Rapid Transit that ran reliably for years on the Trinity Railway Express ...

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02 Apr
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DART says Texas Senate bill could derail Cotton Belt, other projects

April 1, 2017 –  Dallas Morning News – The Cotton Belt rail line from Plano to Fort Worth and the proposed downtown Dallas subway could be threatened by a bill in the Texas Senate, which would require voter approval before ...

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25 Jan
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Two Texas rail projects make Trump’s Top 50 list – but one is missing

January 25, 2017 – TRA Newswire – McClatchy newspapers report that President Trump’s transition team has compiled a list of 50 potential transportation projects across the U.S. that could be included in a promised infrastructure proposal. Two in the “Top 15” are passenger rail ...

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15 Jan
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Hundreds hear that Texas needs to embrace freight and passenger rail – not just more roads

January 15, 2016 – TRA Newswire – Hundreds of attendees from the public and private sector heard from both freight and passenger executives and advocates Friday that roads alone will not solve our future transportation needs. Featured speaker Peter Espy, ...

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23 Dec
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Want to save $9,023 in 2017 and lower your blood pressure? Take the train (and the bus)

December 22, 2016 – The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) wants to save you $9,023 in 2017. We’re also thinking a lot more than money. Less stress and more “me time”.   The annual savings is $9,712 for a person ...

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13 Nov
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DART boosting North Texas economy, benefits UNT students

November 10, 2016 – NTDaily.com A recent study not yet published by UNT researchers shows that the DART Railway is driving the North Texas Economic Boom carrying a $7 billion impact from new or planned construction. Researchers from the Economics ...

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21 Oct
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Dallas and Houston light rail lines continue expanding out

October 21, 2016 – TRA Newswire – Light rail projects in both Dallas and Houston are pushing a few more miles into new neighborhoods bringing riders closer to a convenient ride. In Dallas, the Blue Line that used to terminate ...

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18 Oct
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Dallas Union Station Celebrates 100 Years

October 17, 2016 – CBSDFW.com Union Station (now renamed Eddie Bernie Johnson Union Station in honor of the transportation advocate in Congress) turned 100 years old this week, and a centennial celebration was held for the Dallas icon. Mayor Mike Rawlings and other city ...

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