Both the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and the Trinity Railway Express (TRE) have altered their regular schedules due to the record amount of snow and cold weather that the area has been experiencing. According to local meteorologists, this severe weather will probably continue for the larger part of the week.
This is the coldest few days that the Dallas area has experienced in many a decade.
For the safety of their passengers and employees during this time DART has suspended all rail operations, beginning at 9:00pm on Sunday, February 14 and will last through 11:59pm on Wednesday, February 17. DART bus routes will continue to operate on a Saturday schedule.
DART is implementing Operating Scenario 2 of their Severe Winter Weather Operating Plans. DART bus routes will operate on normal Saturday schedules, with limited service added on local routes 63 and 362. The Dallas Streetcar will not operate at this time, but there will be a shuttle bus running to and from EBJ Union Station and the Bishop Arts District, making all stops.
DART will also run an additional 14 shuttle bus routes. The Operating Scenario 2 shuttle bus routes are available on the DART website at https://www.dart.org/winterweather.
The following DART transit centers will be open beginning Monday, February 15 from 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., to assist riders:
- Addison Transit Center (Addison)
- Bernal/Singleton Transfer Location (Dallas)
- Central Business District (CBD) West Transfer Center (Dallas)
- Cockrell Hill Transfer Location (Cockrell Hill)
- Downtown Garland Station (Garland)
- Downtown Irving/Heritage Crossing Station (Irving)
- Hampton Station (Dallas)
- Illinois Station (Dallas)
- J.B. Jackson, Jr. Transit Center (Dallas)
- Ledbetter Station (Dallas)
- Parker Road Station (Plano)
- Red Bird Transit Center (Dallas)
- South Garland Transit Center (Garland)
DART Paratransit will be operating Holiday service on Monday, February 15 through Wednesday, February 17. This means all subscription trips will be canceled, with the exception of dialysis service. Customers who need to book trips for Monday – Wednesday can contact reservations at (214) 515-7272 or through the web portal at www.dart.org/ridepara.
GoLink service will be available in the Inland Port zone from 5:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m., and 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Service will be unavailable in the remaining GoLink zones.
As far as the TRE, service will be suspended beginning at 10:00pm on Monday, February 15, through the start of service on Thursday, February 18.
For TRE passengers connecting to Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) services, rail operations are suspended until the beginning of service on Thursday, February 18. DART shuttle buses are available for passengers.
DART and TRE will continue to monitor the weather conditions across the North Texas area for the safety of passengers and employees. As the weather changes, stay informed about additional service changes by registering for TRE Alerts at www.trinityrailwayexpress.org, or DART Alerts at www.dart.org.
Be safe out there!