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That early framework has guided us for more than 30 years as we've systematically built the DART System. Thank you for sharing the vision and for your ongoing support of DART as we work with you to improve the quality of life in North Texas.
Now we have another blueprint to guide us. Through the hard work and commitment of many, in late 2015, President Obama signed into law the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act, or "FAST Act." For the first time in 10 years, we have a law that provides long-term federal funding for public transit and highways.
Predictable funding allows transit agencies like DART and local governments to prioritize the long-range plans and major capital investments necessary to enhance and expand our existing infrastructure, as well as support the operation and maintenance of these investments.
By understanding the big picture, we continue to expand and improve transit services. The past year saw the opening of the Dallas Streetcar and the M-Line Trolley expansion. Both systems will continue to grow in 2016. By the end of this year, we will open the southern extension of the light rail system's Blue Line to the University of North Texas at Dallas.
Over the next 20 years, we will implement various projects to improve our service, add rail capacity in Downtown Dallas, and enhance the overall passenger experience, including:
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