DART Rail Operations Suspended Due to Severe Weather, Buses on Saturday Schedule

DART 2021 Winter Weather: Scenario Two DART 2021 Winter Weather: Scenario Two
Posted on Feb 14, 2021 by DART News Release
Media Relations Contact:
Gordon Shattles

For the safety of both our passengers and employees during the severe weather situation across North Texas, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) will suspend all rail operations beginning at 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 14, through 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday. February 17. DART bus routes will continue to operate on a Saturday schedule.

DART is implementing Operating Scenario 2 of their Severe Winter Weather Operating Plans. All DART rail operations will be suspended, and DART bus routes will operate on normal Saturday schedules with limited service added on local routes 63 and 362. The Dallas Streetcar will not operate at this time, but there will be a shuttle bus running to and from EBJ Union Station and the Bishop Arts District, making all stops.

DART will also run an additional 14 shuttle bus routes. The Operating Scenario 2 shuttle bus routes are available on the DART website at https://www.dart.org/winterweather.

The following DART transit centers will be open beginning Monday from 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., to keep passengers from the winter weather:

- Addison Transit Center (Addison)
- Bernal/Singleton Transfer Location (Dallas)
- Central Business District (CBD) West Transfer Center (Dallas)
- Cockrell Hill Transfer Location (Cockrell Hill)
- Downtown Garland Station (Garland)
- Downtown Irving/Heritage Crossing Station (Irving)
- Hampton Station (Dallas)
- Illinois Station (Dallas)
- J.B. Jackson, Jr. Transit Center (Dallas)
- Ledbetter Station (Dallas)
- Parker Road Station (Plano)
- Red Bird Transit Center (Dallas)
- South Garland Transit Center (Garland)

DART Paratransit will be operating Holiday service on Sunday, February 14 and Monday, February 15. This means all subscription trips will be canceled with the exception of dialysis service. Customers who need to book trips for Monday and Tuesday can contact reservations at (214) 515-7272 or through the web portal at www.dart.org/ridepara.

GoLink service will be unavailable through Wednesday, February 17.

TRE will operate a Saturday schedule as the special Inclement Weather Schedule for Monday, February 15.

DART will continue to monitor the weather conditions across the North Texas area for the safety of our passengers and employees. As the weather changes, stay informed about additional service changes by registering for DART Alerts at www.dart.org.

More information about DART's Severe Winter Weather Operating Plans is available at https://www.dart.org/winterweather.
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