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DART Service Change

Effective Monday, August 14, 2017

Service Change Ahead

Routes listed below: 24353976155161183205206208210221 (Arlington MAX)278283347350372374415444451452463488500501502504507510521527531549

Off-peak Bus Service Improvements on the Way

In accordance with recommendations from the recent Comprehensive Operational Analysis (COA), the following off-peak frequency enhancements will take place August 14, 2017. Subsequent changes targeting similar rush hour adjustments are scheduled for FY 2019, when additional new buses become available. Passengers on all routes mentioned in this brochure are encouraged to obtain new customer timetables dated August 14, 2017.

Route 24 - Sunday schedule improves from 60 to 45 minutes.
  Route 24 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017

Route 35 - Sunday schedule improves from 60 to 45 minutes.
  Route 35 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017

Route 444 - Sunday schedule improves from 60 to 45 minutes (also see next two sections - Miscellaneous Schedule Adjustments Planned and Some Detours Retained, Others Discontinued).
  Route 444 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017

Route 507 - Saturday schedule improves from 60 to 40 minutes.
  Route 507 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017

Route 521 - Weekday midday and evening schedule improves from 60 to 40 minutes.
  Route 521 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017

Route 531 - Saturday schedule improves from 60 to 40 minutes.
  Route 531 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017

Miscellaneous Schedule Adjustments Planned

A number of bus routes will undergo minor timetable revisions to improve on-time performance and maintain schedule reliability. Others will have selected departure times tweaked to improve transfer connections to rail and other bus routes or to create new travel opportunities. These routes are listed below in numerical order and specific type of revision to expect:

Routes 39, 155, 283, 347, 350, 415, 451, 452, 463 -
Weekday schedules will be adjusted to improve on-time performance and schedule reliability.
  Route 39 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017
  Route 155 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017
  Route 283 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017
  Route 347 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017
  Route 350 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017
  Route 415 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017
  Route 451 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017
  Route 452 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017
  Route 463 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017

Routes 76, 161 - Sunday schedules will be adjusted to improve on-time performance and schedule reliability (see next section for additional changes to Route 161).
  Route 76 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017
  Route 161 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017

Routes 183, 205, 208, 210 - Additional trips on all four routes will serve the bus stop on McKinnon at Hunt, bringing more service to Uptown.
  Route 183 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017
  Route 205 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017
  Route 208 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017
  Route 210 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017

Routes 372, 444 - Weekday and Saturday schedules will be adjusted to improve on-time performance and schedule reliability.
  Route 372 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017
  Route 444 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017

Route 374 - The 9:35 a.m. weekday trip leaving Woodmeadow will be extended to South Garland Transit Center to provide additional transfer opportunities.
  Route 374 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017

Route 488 - Saturday schedules will be adjusted to improve on time performance and schedule reliability (passengers transferring between Routes 488 and 531 should obtain new timetables for both routes).
  Route 488 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017

Route 501 - Late evening weekday schedule adjustments will be made for better transfer connections at Irving Convention Center Station.
  Route 501 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017

Route 502 - The 7:17 a.m. weekday departure from Lovers Lane Station will be adjusted to 7:14 a.m. to improve transfer connections.
  Route 502 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017

Route 504 - Weekday schedule adjustments will be made for better transfer connections at North Lake College and Downtown Irving/Heritage Crossing stations.
  Route 504 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017

Route 510 - The 8:38 a.m. weekday departure from Belt Line Station will be adjusted to 8:30 a.m. to improve transfer connections (also see next section for more 510 information).
  Route 510 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017

Route 527 - Weekday schedule adjustments will be made to improve transfer connections at Inwood/Love Field Station.
  Route 527 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017

Route 549 - Weekday, Saturday and Sunday schedules will be adjusted to improve on-time performance and schedule reliability.
  Route 549 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017

Some Detours Retained, Others Discontinued

Routes 161, 206, 278 - The removal of detour routing along Houston Street and Marsalis Avenue, returning these routes to I-35E in June 2017, will become permanent. This includes rush hour use of the freeway's HOV lanes, which had been suspended during the four-year Horseshoe Project.
  Route 161 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017
  Route 206 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017
  Route 278 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017

Route 221 (Arlington MAX) - Route and schedule changes, established on an experimental basis in 2017, will become permanent.
  Route 221 schedules and map effective April 10, 2017

Route 444 - The southbound detour, implemented in May 2017 to serve the Fiji Senior Villas Community near 8th & Corinth Station, will become permanent.
  Route 444 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017

Routes 510 (weekday), 500 (weekend) - The southbound detour between Cypress Waters to Belt Line Station, established in March 2017 over Esters Drive and the Highway 114 Service Road, will remain a part of the route, pending completion of construction along Cabell Drive.
  Route 510 schedules and map effective August 14, 2017
  Route 500 schedules and map effective March 13, 2017

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