Tags: "DART"

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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08 Oct
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DART’s downtown rail decisions will affect Dallas for generations to come

October 7, 2016 – Dallas Morning News – Steve Brown – Last week I stood in the terminal at Love Field and watched a DART train zip by. It didn’t stop — can’t stop. There’s no station. That has to be ...

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28 Sep
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DART approves 2017 budget with money for downtown and suburban rail

September 27, 2016 – Dallas Morning News – The Dallas Area Rapid Transit board on Tuesday approved a $976 million budget for 2017 that includes funding for two projects that have led to a clash between Dallas and its neighbors. DART ...

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23 Sep
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3 North TX mayors: We need new DART line downtown and in N suburbs

September 22, 2016 – Dallas Morning News – By Todd Meier, Harry LaRosiliere and Paul Voelker – The original vision for a regional transportation system, when the Dallas Area Rapid Transit was first conceived, was a collaborative plan that would ...

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15 Sep
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Why North Texas needs the Cotton Belt commuter train line

September 13, 2016 – Dallas Morning News – Lee M. Kleinman – Dallas City Council – The Cotton Belt is good for Dallas. The proposed east-west commuter line that would connect Dallas, Richardson and Plano with Dallas Fort Worth International ...

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