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Chowder’s story is an appalling one, but not uncommon. Chowder is a middle-aged shih tzu. He used to have a human, but when he began to have problems with his skin, hair, and eyes, his owners threw him to the dirt. 289 more words


Railway Age: DART from your plane to a train

Airline passengers arriving at Dallas Love Field have a convenient way to plan their use of DART’s public transportation system before leaving the airport, reports Railway Age. 126 more words

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DART’s Gary Thomas Named Outstanding Public Transit Manager

Gary Thomas, president/executive director of Dallas Area Rapid Transit, has been named Outstanding Public Transportation Manager of the Year by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). 386 more words

Dallas Streetcar reaches the Bishop Arts District

City officials, DART staff, residents and others celebrated the opening of the Dallas Streetcar extension to the Bishop Arts District during a ceremony Saturday, which was followed by a community block party. 131 more words

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