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DART News Release

Media Relations Contact:
Morgan Lyons

April 7, 2003

Public input requested at community meetings

DART schedules meetings to preview possible bus changes

The public is invited to participate in four public meetings and a public hearing on proposed changes to DART's bus service.

Nine current routes are being reviewed. The first meeting is scheduled for April 23 in Dallas. If the DART Board of Directors approves the changes, the modifications will be implemented on Monday, June 9.

The nine routes being reviewed are currently either performing below ridership standards and or are routes affected by recent DART Rail openings. The routes under review are: 202, 204, 207, 210, 281, 385, 573, 581 and 709.

Community meetings and public hearing
Meetings will be held in Dallas, Garland, Rowlett and Addison.

What: Pre-Public Hearing Community Meeting (Primary Topic: Route 573)
When: 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, 2003
Where: Northwood Hills Elementary School (Cafeteria), 14532 Meandering Way
Dallas, Mapsco 16-E
What: Pre-Public Hearing Community Meeting (Primary Topic: Routes 281 and 581)
When: 7:00 p.m., Monday, April 28, 2003
Where: Routh Roach Elementary School (Cafeteria), 1811 Mayfield Drive
Garland, Mapsco 29-T
What: Pre-Public Hearing Community Meeting (Primary Topic: Route 709)
When: 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 29, 2003
Where: Addison Conference Theatre Centre (Sycamore Room), 15650 Addison Road
Addison, Mapsco 4-Y
What: Pre-Public Hearing Community Meeting (Primary Topic: Route 207)
When: 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 1, 2003
Where: Rowlett City Hall Building (Council Chamber), 3905 Main Street
Rowlett, Mapsco 30-D
What: DART Public Hearing
When: 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 13, 2003
Where: DART Board Room, 1401 Pacific Avenue
Dallas, Mapsco 45-K

Details about specific proposed route changes are available by contacting DART Community Affairs at 214-749-2543 or by visiting

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