transit

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.
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Uber Receives Three-Year Contract to Supplement DART Microtransit Service
by | May 28, 2020
As transit agencies are turning to rideshare services to fill transportation gaps during the pandemic, DART is continuing its partnership with Uber through their latest contract.
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Discovery: UTSW Scientists Use AI to Improve Radiation Therapy, UTD Prof Gets $2.7M in Grants for Protein Research
by | Jan 31, 2020
In this weekly roundup of research and development activity in North Texas, you'll also find out about DART receiving a federal grant to help in the fight against human trafficking.
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‘Premier Tech Hub of Texas’: Richardson Lays Tracks for Transit-Forward Innovation District
by | Jun 12, 2019
An upcoming block party will showcase the district's potential with food trucks, activities, games, and examples of activated spaces.
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A rendering of the Hyperloop One station shown in a slide presentation by Steven Duong earlier this month.

Transit in a Tube: Feds Back Hyperloop One at SXSW

by | Mar 21, 2019
A federal council from the U.S. Department of Transportation aims to eliminate roadblocks to innovative transit like the Virgin Hyperloop One, self-driving vehicles, and high-speed railways.
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Experts, Leaders Will Tackle Innovative Infrastructure Solutions at Forum in Dallas
by | Oct 17, 2018
Texas is among the hot spots for foreign infrastructure investment, making Dallas the ideal location for the forum, according to its founder and CEO, Norman Anderson. It's the first time the North American Infrastructure Leadership Forum will be held in Texas, and notable DFW figures are featured on the all-star speaker lineup.
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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.
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Paris Rutherford
Reshaping the Built Environment: Creating a Memorable Urban Form For DFW
by | Nov 28, 2017
DFW is grappling with the impact of urban sprawl. Real estate developer and planner Paris Rutherford outlines his ideas on remedying those effects.
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