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Media Relations Contact:
Morgan Lyons
Mark Ball

December 15, 2009

DART and TRE Make Holiday Plans

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) and Trinity Railway Express (TRE) have announced services will operate on an adjusted schedule for Christmas and New Year's. DART route and schedule information is always available on www.DART.org while TRE information is at www.TrinityRailwayExpress.org.

Thurs., Dec. 24
  • TRE - Modified Saturday schedule

  • Paratransit - DART Paratransit Services for customers with disabilities will operate regularly. Customers may call Thursday, Dec. 24, to schedule service through Tuesday, Dec. 29. Customers should call 214.515.7272 and choose Option 3 to schedule their trip. Next day scheduling is also available using DART's automated booking feature, X-Press Booking.
Fri., 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 on Christmas Day. The DART Paratransit Scheduling Center will also be closed. This means regular subscription trips are canceled on Dec. 25. Next day scheduling is also available using DART's automated booking feature, X-Press Booking, and the semi-automated voice mail.
Thurs., Dec. 31
  • DART - Rail lines will operate until 2 a.m.

  • TRE - Modified Saturday schedule

  • Paratransit - Regular service provided. Customers may begin calling Thursday, Dec. 31, to schedule service through Tuesday, Jan. 5. Customers should call 214.515.7272 and choose Option 3 to schedule their trip. Next day scheduling is also available using DART's automated booking feature, X-Press Booking.


Fri. 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 - Services for customers with disabilities will operate on a holiday schedule. The Paratransit Scheduling Center will also be closed. This means regular subscription trips are canceled on Jan. 1. Next day scheduling is also available using DART's automated booking feature, X-Press Booking, and the semi-automated voice mail system.
DART administrative offices including Customer Care Center and Lost and Found 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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