Media Relations Contact:
November 17, 2000
Holiday Schedule for DART Services During Thanksgiving
Most DART services will run on a Sunday schedule on Thursday, November 23, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
- DART bus and light rail services will follow a Sunday schedule on Thursday.
- The Trinity Railway Express commuter rail service will not operate on Thanksgiving Day but will run a regular schedule on Friday.
- The High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane on I-30 East R.L. Thornton will be closed on both Thursday and Friday. The reversible S-ramp at the southern end of the I-35E Stemmons HOV lane also will be closed as will the portion of the I-35E/US 67 HOV lane between Louisiana Avenue and Loop 12.
- The Stemmons HOV lanes and the HOV lanes on LBJ Freeway and South R.L. Thornton (I-35E/US 67) south of Loop 12 will be open 24 hours a day as usual.
- DART Paratransit Services for customers with disabilities will operate a Sunday schedule on Thanksgiving Day. The paratransit scheduling center also will be closed that day. This means regular subscription trips are canceled, and any customer needing service on Saturday, November 25, may call on Wednesday, November 22, to schedule their trip. Customers should call 214-515-7272, and choose Option 3 to schedule their trip.
DART administrative offices are closed Thanksgiving day. However, customers with questions about DART schedules may still contact Customer Service that day at 214-979-1111 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. DART route and schedule information is always available at DART's website, www.DART.org.
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