Friday, Dec. 23-Saturday, Dec. 24, DART will keep its transit centers open from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. to help keep riders warm while traveling on DART. Staff will be on hand to assist riders with travel planning.
Transit center locations include:
The city of Dallas is offering four temporary inclement weather shelters:
The city will also deploy Street Outreach teams to distribute warming supplies to those who choose not to seek shelter. The cold weather packets include a hat, gloves, a mylar blanket, and hand and foot warmers. Individual cold weather packets may also be picked up at the following recreations centers across the city:
For more information about the city of Dallas’ inclement weather shelters, please go to https://dallashomelesssolutions.com/street-outreach/inclement-weather-activation/.
A volunteer group in Garland known as GLOW has mobilized to provide a warming shelter at Axe Methodist Church, located at 1700 W. Kingsley Road in Garland. The shelter will open at 5:30 p.m. Thursday and close at 7 a.m. Friday. It will reopen at 5:30 p.m. Friday and close at 7 a.m. Saturday.
Plano’s overnight warming station (P.O.W.S) will open Thursday, Dec. 21 and remain open through Monday. The P.O.W.S. provides a warm, safe place for people who would otherwise be outside on freezing nights. If someone needs shelter, they can call the P.O.W.S. at 214-988-9434. The warming station is located at The Salvation Army-Plano at 3528 E. 14th Street.