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Severe storms play havoc with freight and passenger rail operations in Texas

May 30th, 2024
May 30, 2024 - TRA Newswire -The steady drumbeat of severe storms in Texas this month affected both the movement of freight and passengers across the state. Severe storms from Houston to New Orleans earlier this month had Union Pacific Railroad...

Last DART Rail Diesel Car joins museum collection in Frisco

January 7th, 2024
January 7, 2024 - TRA Newswire - The one remaining rail diesel car (RDC) that Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) held on to for years has found a new home at the Museum of the American Railroad in Frisco, Texas.According to...

Billion dollar transit oriented development planned in heart of DFW metroplex

January 6th, 2024
January 5, 2024 - - An apartment building is going vertical near the DART / DCTA Trinity Mills Station in Carrollton as part of a $1 billion project that aims to catalyze development and improve connectivity in an increasingly urban...

Dallas Congresswoman and icon Eddie Bernice Johnson passes away at 89

January 1st, 2024
January 1, 2024 - TRA Newswire - She was a trailblazer. A nurse before she entered politics, Eddie Bernice Johnson defined many of the transportation choices that North Texas enjoy today by wielding the federal purse-strings for DART, DFW Airport and...

Former DART Prez Gary Thomas inducted into Texas Transportation Hall of Honor

November 26th, 2023
November 26, 2023 - TRA Newswire - Gary Thomas, the former President and Executive Director of Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), and current Transit & Rail Market Director at Lochner, was inducted into the esteemed Texas Transportation Hall of Honor this month.The...

DART celebrates 40 years of service to North Texas, elects new board leaders

October 25th, 2023
October 20, 2023 - - Gary Slagel has been elected Chairman of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit board of directors. Slagel represents the cities of Richardson and University Park and the towns of Addison and Highland Park.DART's other new board leaders...

Dallas' largest transit-oriented development breaks ground in Carrollton; 25 acres

August 1st, 2023
JUly 18, 2023 - - The City of Carrollton and its partners have broken ground on Eviva Trinity Mills, a mixed-use project going up at Trinity Mills Station, the train station that serves DART Light Rail's Green Line as well as...

DART & Dallas council spar over Silver Line project delays: May cost $150,000 a day in delay

March 2nd, 2023
March 2, 2023 - TRA Newswire - Delays to the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Silver Line project, pushing back completion to late 2025 - early 2026, could cost taxpayers $150,000 a day. That estimate came from DART President and CEO...

DART Silver Line opening pushed back to late 2025-early 2026

February 1st, 2023
February 1, 2023- TRA Newswire - The start date for future rail service on the 26-mile Cotton Belt Regional Rail Corridor has been pushed back to late 2025 - early 2026 due to a myriad of issues. The Dallas Area Rapid...

DART Silver Line trains ready for test track in Colorado

October 21st, 2022
October 21, 2022 - TRA Newswire - Getting ready for its late 2024 launch date, Stadler-built trains for the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Silver Line will undergo testing soon in Eastern Colorado.Ensco Rail and Stadler US Inc. have reached an...

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