Dallas Area Rapid Transit

DART Names New Senior Vice President of Procurement

by | Jun 7, 2024
Collina Washington-Beard will oversee DART's contracts and purchasing functions, as well as maintain oversight of the agency’s Materials Management and Diversity and Vendor Management Divisions.
Texas Transportation Hall of Honor Inducts Longtime DFW Transit Executive
by | Dec 1, 2023
Gary Thomas, the former president and executive director of DART and current Transit & Rail Market director at H.W. Lochner, received the recognition. The hall of honor was established by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.
DART Begins Rolling Its First Long-Range Electric Bus Service
Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s first long-range electric bus has begun regular service, with an almost 300-mile range—longer than many private electric vehicles now buzzing around Dallas streets. The 40-foot-long Proterra ZX5 Max achieves that by having six lithium-ion battery packs: four mounted under the bus, and two on the roof.
Call For Developers To Build Around DART Stations Closing Soon
Six Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) stations were deemed by the city to be underutilized and prime spots for development of mixed-income housing, including five locations south of Interstate 30.

Developers have until Friday, Dec. 16, to submit their proposals.

7 DFW-Based Companies Land on the 2020 Texan by Nature List for Conservation and Sustainability Efforts

by | Oct 20, 2020
The Texas-led conservation nonprofit founded by former First Lady Laura Bush honored 21 companies with Texas operations that are committed to conservation. Here are this year's North Texas honorees.
PSA Management Founder Patrick Aliu on the Firm’s Projects with DFW International Airport, DART, and Others
by | Aug 3, 2020
Since expanding to the Dallas market in 2000, PSA Management has gone on to manage projects across the country and launch a scholarship foundation with Dallas College.
Q+A: DART’s Chief Innovation Officer on Putting the Agency’s Capacity to Work During COVID‑19
by | Jul 20, 2020
CIO Grergory Elsborg, who has been dealing with fallout from the pandemic for about a quarter of his year-long tenure, talks about his role and how it has shifted to help the community. The Dallas Area Rapid Transit system has helped school districts deliver meals to kids, completed grocery deliveries for paratransit riders, and has multiple partnerships in development—all in the midst of a pandemic.
DI People: DART, Purple Land, Varsity Brands Name New Innovation and Tech Leaders
by | Jul 23, 2019
You’ll also find news from JPI, Pier 1 Imports, Southern Gas Association, Steward Global Partners, J.C. Penney, and RealFoundations in this roundup of leadership and executive moves by companies in North Texas.

The Greater Dallas Planning Council Announces Urban Design Award Winners

by | Nov 27, 2018
The Urban Design Awards recipients will be honored Dec. 4 at Fair Park’s Briscoe Carpenter Center.
S.M. Wright Project in South Dallas
S.M. Wright to Serve as Dallas’ First Smart City/Complete Street Test Site
by | Jun 1, 2018
A South Dallas neighborhood will undergo a makeover to make it more pedestrian friendly and incorporate new transportation technologies.
Dallas to Test Smart, Pedestrian-Friendly Streets Within a Year
by | Apr 25, 2018
The City of Dallas’ Department of Transportation is currently identifying five parts of town where workers will weave smart city technology into street rehab projects.
Electric car story Dallas TX
North Texas, Start Your (Electric) Engines
by | Mar 7, 2018
Estimates show that the city of Dallas is expected to have 39,000 electric vehicles by 2030, and officials want to make it easier to use them.
Jason Roberts

Dallas’ Jason Roberts Among 100 ‘Most Influential’ Urbanists Ever

by | Oct 11, 2017
The co-founder of the Better Block Project is among an elite group of people from throughout history who have influenced urban life.
UTA, DART Program Focuses on ‘Next Generation of Engineers, Planners & Designers’
by | Sep 21, 2017
Out of 100 applicants five students have been selected to work with DART executives. The academy's goal is to push students to develop forward-thinking transport measures in the North Texas.
Dallas Takes Step Closer in Becoming ‘Smart City’
by | Mar 28, 2017
The Dallas Innovation Alliance unveiled an interactive kiosk and other features in the first phase of its Smart Cities Living Lab on Monday.
TEX Rail Project Gets Boost With Federal Grant
by | Dec 22, 2016
A $499 million federal grant will help fund the 27-mile TEX Rail project operating from downtown Fort Worth to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport.