DART Extends Limited Service Through Thursday, Feb. 24 due to Winter Weather

DART Extends Limited Service Through Thursday Feb. 24 DART Extends Limited Service Through Thursday Feb. 24
Posted on Feb 23, 2022 by DART News Release

Update: Shuttle Services Alert, 2/24 8:15 a.m.

UTD 883: Comet Cruiser will delay service on Thursday, February 24 due to road conditions.

Baylor Purple/Blue shuttle routes are temporarily suspended.

Galatyn Park 408: No service on Thursday.

SMU Express 440 and Museum Express 442: Due to expected inclement weather, SMU Express 440 and Museum Express 442 shuttles will not operate on Thursday, February 24. Regular service is expected to resume on Friday, February 25.

Medical City 412: No service on Thursday.

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With increased ice accumulation across North Texas expected by the National Weather Service, DART is extending Operating Scenario 2 of their Severe Winter Weather Operating Plans through the end of service on Thursday, Feb. 24. DART Rail operations remain suspended and DART bus routes will operate on a Sunday schedule from 5 a.m.9 p.m.

DART will determine a service restoration timeline based on weather conditions. Riders should expect significant delays and should avoid travel whenever possible. DART Riders can stay informed about service changes by registering for DART Alerts at DART.org.

Rail Disruption SignDART will operate 14 shuttle bus routes between rail stations. The Operating Scenario 2 shuttle bus routes are available on the DART website at DART.org/WinterWeather. Shuttle bus service will be available every 45 minutes. For riders who need service to stations in the Central Business District (CBD), Route 560/960 is a Downtown Circulator serving the West End, Akard, St. Paul and Pearl/Arts District stations. Passengers should look for the red "Rail Disruption" bus stop signs located near each station to board a shuttle bus.

DART bus routes will operate on normal Sunday schedules with limited service added on Express routes 306, 308, 378, and 383 between 5 a.m. and 9 p.m.

The Trinity Railway Express (TRE) will operate on a Saturday schedule. More information is available at TrinityRailwayExpress.org.

The Dallas Streetcar will not operate at this time, but there will be a shuttle bus running between EBJ Union Station and the Bishop Arts District, making all stops.

GoLink on-demand service will operate on a Sunday schedule with service from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday service is available in the Rylie, Inland Port, Park Cities, North Dallas, Northwest Dallas, and West Dallas zones. Information about GoLink services is available at  www.DART.org/riding/GoLink.asp.

All subscription trips will be canceled for DART Paratransit with the exception of trips for medical purposes (i.e., dialysis treatment). To check the status of a trip visit www.dart.www.DART.org/ridepara or call 214-515-7272.

To ensure DART riders stay warm and to provide assistance with travel planning, the following DART transit centers will be available from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. DART staff will be at these locations to allow riders into the transit center.

  • Addison Transit Center
  • Arapaho Center Station
  • Buckner Station
  • Central Business District (CBD) West Transfer Center
  • Central Business District (CBD) East Transfer Center
  • Downtown Garland Station
  • Downtown Irving/Heritage Crossing Station
  • J.B. Jackson, Jr. Transit Center
  • Lake June Station
  • Ledbetter Station
  • Parker Road Station
  • South Garland Transit Center

Cockrell Hill Transfer Location will be available between 6 a.m.–2 p.m.

Due to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Security Directive, which remains in place through March 18, a CDC approved face mask must be worn over the mouth and nose by passengers, operators, and contractors at all times. Social distancing will also be enforced.

DART will continue to monitor the weather conditions across the North Texas area for the safety of our passengers and employees. More information about DARTs Severe Winter Weather Operating Plans is available at DART.org/winterweather.

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