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Akard Station

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Pacific Avenue, between Akard and Field streets - Mapsco 45K (Dallas 75202)

Akard StationLocated on Pacific Avenue between Akard and Field streets, Akard Station is served by the Central Business District (CBD) segment of the DART Rail Red, Blue, Green and Orange lines.


DART Rail Red, Blue, Green and Orange Lines,
Bus Routes 306 (M-F), 378 (M-F), also within 1-3 blocks of all other downtown bus routes

M-F (Monday through Friday)

Customer Features:

  • Passenger Shelters
  • Windscreens
  • Seating
  • Customer Information
  • Ticket Vending Machines
  • Telephones
  • Public Art
  • No Public Parking Available

Popular Attractions and Destinations:

Please note: You may need to connect to a DART bus to complete your journey to a destination. Please contact DART Customer Information at 214-979-1111 for trip planning assistance.

Station Art:

View the DART Gallery - A Collection of Public Art
A Collection of Public Art

Use this guide to plan your tour of Akard Station.
Proclaiming the City in Motion
DART's Downtown Transitway Mall stretches along Pacific Avenue, from Houston Street in the popular West End, through Thanksgiving Square, and then continues along Bryan Street to Hawkins Street. It includes four light rail stations - West End, Akard, St. Paul, and Pearl.

The mile-long Downtown Transitway Mall in Dallas' Central Business District (CBD) provides a new opportunity to enhance the economic vitality, beauty, and safety of the area. The mall can re-energize downtown as a center where people work, come for cultural, shopping, and recreational purposes, and even reside.

Akard Station ClockRecognizing this, the community committee and design team created a user-friendly transitway mall designed to foster a sense of vibrancy throughout the area -- including the spaces between the stations -- and to celebrate the city's past, present, and future.

To achieve this, they chose a central theme, "The City in Motion" -- motion referring to both the transit system and to the city's growth and development.

Design Team
Design Team Artist: Albert Shaw
Engineer: Carter & Burgess, Inc.
Architect: John Chase, Architect, Inc.
Landscape Architect: Linda Tycher & Associates

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