Media Relations Contact:
Mark A. Ball
November 15, 2017
Thanksgiving schedule for DART and TRE
It may seem like it was just yesterday that you were carving pumpkins and taking selfies, but Thanksgiving 2017 is one week away! If your holiday plans include taking Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) or the Trinity Railway Express (TRE) be aware that schedule changes start Thurs., Nov. 23, and continue until regular scheduled transit service resumes Sat., Nov. 25.
DART buses and light rail trains will operate on a Sunday schedule Thurs., Nov. 23, and a Saturday schedule Fri., Nov. 24. The TRE will not operate on Thanksgiving Day and will operate Saturday service on Friday. More TRE details are at TrinityRailwayExpress.org.
With construction resuming on the Las Colinas Area's Personal Transit System, service will be temporarily provided by DART shuttle buses beginning Mon., Nov. 20. The shuttle will not operate Thurs. and Fri., Nov. 23 and 24.
Current bus detours remain in effect for routes 1, 29, 31, 36, 42, 211, 346, 347, 409, 486, 510, 535, 547, and 840.
DART Paratransit will operate on a holiday schedule Thanksgiving Day and the day after. The Paratransit Scheduling Center will be closed both days. Regular subscription trips are canceled Thursday and Friday. Customers may call on Wed., Nov. 22 to schedule service for Thurs., Nov. 23 through Tues., Nov. 28. Customers should call 214.515.7272 and choose Option 3 to schedule their trip. Next day scheduling is also available each day using DART's voice mail booking application and automated X-Press Booking feature.
DART's Customer Information Center will be closed Thanksgiving Day and open Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The administrative offices, Customer Care Center, and Lost and Found will be closed both Thanksgiving Day and Friday.
A full list of route and schedule modifications can be found at DART.org or by calling 214.979.1111.
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