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Media Relations Contact:
Morgan Lyons
Mark A. Ball

December 10, 2008

Holiday schedules for DART and TRE announced

Most DART and Trinity Railway Express (TRE) services will operate on adjusted schedules for Christmas and New Year's. The latest DART route and schedule information is always available on www.DART.org.

Wed., Dec. 24

  • DART - Weekday schedule

  • TRE - Modified Saturday schedule, see www.trinityrailwayexpress.org for details

  • HOV - Weekday schedule

  • Paratransit - DART Paratransit Services for customers with disabilities will operate on a holiday schedule. Customers may call to schedule service for Thursday, Dec. 25 through Monday, Dec. 29. Customers should call 214-515-7272 and choose Option 3 to schedule their trip. Next day scheduling is also available using X-Press Booking.
Thurs., Dec. 25

  • DART - Sunday schedule

  • TRE - No service

  • 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 - Services for customers with disabilities will operate on a holiday schedule. The DART Paratransit Scheduling Center will also be closed. Regular subscription trips are canceled. Next day scheduling is available using X-Press Booking.
Fri., Dec. 26

Wed., Dec. 31

  • DART - Weekday schedule

  • TRE - Modified Saturday schedule, see www.trinityrailwayexpress.org for details

  • HOV - Weekday schedule

  • Paratransit - Holiday schedule. Customers may call to schedule service for Thursday, Jan. 1 through Monday, Jan. 5.
Additional DART Rail, TRE service for Winstar Casino's Big D NYE '09 event at Victory Plaza

  • DART Rail trains for the Stars hockey game also will provide service to the Big D NYE '09 event. Trains will operate between Victory Station and West End Station every 30 minutes throughout the evening until 1:15 a.m. Last trains depart from Victory Station at 1:15 a.m. The last trains from Victory Station will provide northbound service to Parker Road Station and Downtown Garland Station. View more information.

  • A special westbound TRE train leaves 20 minutes after the fireworks at Big D NYE '09.
Thurs. Jan. 1

  • DART - Sunday schedule

  • TRE - No service

  • 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 - Holiday schedule. The Paratransit Scheduling Center will also be closed. Regular subscription trips are canceled on
    Jan. 1.
Fri., Jan. 2

  • DART - Weekday schedule

  • TRE - Modified Saturday schedule, see www.trinityrailwayexpress.org for details

  • HOV - All HOV lanes will be open on area highways except the eastbound and westbound I-30 (East R.L. Thornton) HOV lanes to accommodate the heavy main-lane Cotton Bowl traffic.

  • Paratransit - Regular service. Customers can call on Friday, Jan. 2, and schedule up to Tuesday, Jan. 6.

DART administrative offices will be closed on Christmas and New Year's Day while the Customer Information Center will be closed on Christmas Day only. Customers needing schedule information New Year's Day can call DART's Customer Information Center from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 214-979-1111.

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