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DART News Release

Media Relations Contact:
Morgan Lyons
Mark A. Ball

December 12, 2011

DART and TRE adjust service for Christmas holiday

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and the Trinity Railway Express (TRE) will operate the following schedule for the Christmas holiday:

Sunday, December 25

  • DART - Buses and light rail will operate on a Sunday schedule.

  • TRE - No service.

  • Paratransit - Sunday schedule.
Monday, December 26

  • DART administrative offices are closed.

  • DART - Buses and light rail will operate on a Saturday schedule.

  • TRE - A modified Saturday schedule, details at

  • HOV - The high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes on I-30 (East R.L. Thornton), on I-30 West (Tom Landry Freeway), the reversible S-ramp at the southern end of the I-35E (Stemmons) HOV lane, the direct connector ramp between the US 75 and I-635 HOV lanes, and the section of the I-35E/US 67 (South R. L. Thornton/Marvin D. Love) HOV lanes from downtown Dallas to Loop 12 will all be closed. The remaining portion of the I-35 (Stemmons) HOV lanes, the I-635 (LBJ) HOV lanes, the US 75 (Central Expressway) HOV lanes, and the I-35E/US 67 HOV lanes from Loop 12 to Camp Wisdom Road will be open 24 hours a day as usual.

  • Paratransit - Regular subscription trips will be canceled. Customers needing service for Monday, Dec. 26, are encouraged to begin calling Thursday, Dec. 22. The Paratransit Scheduling Center will also be closed. However, next day scheduling will be accepted using our voicemail booking system and DART's automated booking feature, X-Press Booking. To speak with a staff person, customers may begin calling Thursday, Dec. 22, to schedule service through Tuesday, Dec. 27. Customers should call 214-515-7272 and choose Option 3 to schedule their trip.
DART's Customer Information Center will be closed Sunday, Dec. 25, but open from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 26, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Customers needing schedule information can call 214-979-1111. DART route and schedule information is also available on and TRE information is at

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