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Deep in the Bishop Arts

August 29 is the big day. That’s when the Dallas Streetcars will roll into the Bishop Arts District. The sleek vehicles already are a familiar sight in North Oak Cliff, and the extension ushers in a new era for one of the region’s most popular entertainment and shopping district – adding an extra dose of cool to a neighborhood that’s already got plenty of it. 234 more words

History Between the Lines

When the Dallas Streetcar opened for business last April, it seemed like a novelty, a brand-new concept for the city. But with the much-anticipated second phase to Bishop Arts District opening in a little over a week, it’s worth remembering that once upon a time, the streets of Dallas were lined with streetcar tracks. 240 more words

New Dallas Streetcar Schedule Starts Monday

It’s still two weeks before the Dallas Streetcar carries its first passengers to the Bishop Arts District, but current customers can enjoy the new 20-minute frequency beginning Monday, Aug. 131 more words

Farmers Branch Helps Create Safer Roadways for Cyclists and Motorists

Once considered a recreational activity, cycling today is viewed as a viable mode of transportation. That change is prompting cities like Farmers Branch to make it safer for motorists and cyclists to share the roadways. 196 more words

Culture Map: DART rail adds another convenient extension that stretches Blue Line south

DART is opening the South Oak Cliff Blue Line Extension in October, adding two stations and nearly three miles of rail between Ledbetter Station and UNT Dallas Station near the University of North Texas at Dallas. 36 more words

DART Bus Driver Transports People to Safety After Downtown Shooting July 7

As gunfire broke out in downtown Dallas July 7, chaos ensued. People were running in all directions to get out of harm’s way. With DART service suspended, many were unsure of how to get home. 27 more words