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DART Service Change

Effective Monday, March 14, 2016

System-wide Service Changes Ahead

A number of bus service modifications - including both increases and reductions - will take place in mid-March, designed to improve ridership and on-time performance throughout our member cities. In addition, one of the system's busiest rail stations will undergo a name change to better identify with its rapidly changing surroundings. Please use this brochure to determine if your particular service will be affected and how. For additional information, call 214-979-1111.

Routes listed below: 11212426294960111164208234361385401408410415444463486488500503507510525526527529531533534536549583D-Link (Route 722)Route 887 - Rowlett FLEXRapid Ride Route 987, Glenn Heights On-Call,  and Richardson On-Call.

New Name for Familiar Landmark

The DART Rail station formerly known as Bush Turnpike, far left in this rendering of the $1.5 billion future CityLine development, officially becomes CityLine/Bush Station on March 14, 2016.

CityLine Development

Service Extensions

Routes 26, 385, 887 - Rowlett FLEX

26

 This route will be extended to serve Hatcher Station and the new Hatcher Street Health Center. Two-way service will be provided on the Spring/Elsie Faye Heggins loop. Service on Lagow between Spring and Robert Parrish will be discontinued.

  Route 26 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

Route 26 Detail

385

 This route will be extended from the Roan/Waterhouse intersection in Garland to Downtown Rowlett Station and on to the Dexham/Brookline area, currently served by Flex Route 887. This extension will occur on eastbound a.m. and westbound p.m. peak period trips only.

  Route 385 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

Route 385 Detail

887 - Rowlett FLEX

 The eastern end of this FLEX route will be extended to serve Lake Pointe Medical Center. The portion west of Downtown Rowlett Station will operate hourly during mid-day, and at night, with service during peak periods provided by an extension of Route 385.

  Route 887 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

Route 887 Detail


General Frequency Improvements

Routes 49, 463, 527, 549

49

 Daytime frequency will be improved to every 30 minutes seven days a week.

  Route 49 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

463

 Midday weekday frequency will be improved from hourly to every 40-45 minutes. (Also see weekend improvement for Route 463).

  Route 463 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

527

 Midday, evening and Saturday frequency will be increased from hourly to every 40 minutes. (Also see weekend improvement for Route 527).

  Route 527 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

549

 Midday weekday service will be doubled from hourly to every 30 minutes.

  Route 549 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016


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Weekend and Off-Peak Service Span Improvements

Routes 361, 401, 463, 488, 527, 531

361,
531

 Sunday service will be added, matching Saturday schedules

  Route 361 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016
  Route 531 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

401

 Weekend service will be added between North Lake College and Downtown Irving/Heritage Crossing stations.

  Route 401 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

463

 Sunday service will be added between Spring Valley and Downtown Garland stations. (Also see general frequency improvement for Route 463).

  Route 463 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

488

 Sunday service will be added between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m.

  Route 488 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

527

 Sunday service will be added, every 40 minutes between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. (Also see general frequency improvement for Route 527).

  Route 527 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016


Frequency and Span Reductions

Routes 60, 486, 500, 507, 510, 526, 529, 533

60

 Extra rush hour trips between Downtown Dallas and LaVista will be eliminated.

  Route 60 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

486

 Sunday trips between Downtown Garland Station and the Galleria will be discontinued with the addition of Sunday service on Route 488.

  Route 488 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

500

 Evening and weekend frequencies will be reduced from every 40 minutes to hourly; early/late trips will be eliminated as follows: weekdays before 5:30 a.m. and after 9:30 p.m.; Saturdays before 6 a.m. and after 9 p.m., and Sundays before 7 and after 8 p.m.

  Route 500 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

507,
510

 Early/late trips will be discontinued as follows: weekdays before 5:30 a.m. and after 9:30 p.m.; Saturdays before 6 a.m. and after 9 p.m., and Sundays before 7 and after 8 p.m.

  Route 507 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016
  Route 510 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

526,
529

 Frequencies will be reduced from every 40 minutes to hourly midday, evenings and weekends.

  Route 526 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016
  Route 529 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

533

 Trips after 7 p.m. will be discontinued.

  Route 533 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

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Route Discontinuations

234,
503

 These routes will be discontinued due to poor performance.


Changes to DART On-Call

Glenn Heights

 Midday service will be added. In addition, non-stop trips may also be scheduled between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. from anywhere in the On-Call zone to the Walmart on Wheatland Road, and vice versa.

Glenn Heights On-Call service map

Richardson

 This service will be discontinued due to poor performance.


Miscellaneous Schedule Adjustments

Routes 21, 24, 111, 164, 208, 408, 410, 415, 444, 583, Rapid Ride Route 987

21

  Route 21 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

24

  Route 24 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

111

  Route 111 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

164

  Route 164 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

208

  Route 208 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

408

  Route 408 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

410

  Route 410 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

415

  Route 415 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

444

  Route 444 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

583

  Route 583 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

987

  Rapid Ride Route 987 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016


Temporary Detours Adopted

Temporary detours implemented on these routes during 2015 will become permanent.

Routes 11, 29, 49, 525, 534, 536, D-Link (Route 722)

11

  Route 11 schedules and map effective November 9, 2015

29

  Route 29 schedules and map effective August 17, 2015

49

  Route 49 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

525

  Route 525 schedules and map effective August 17, 2015

534

  Route 534 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

536

  Route 536 schedules and map effective March 14, 2016


  D-Link (Route 722) schedules and map effective March 14, 2016

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