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Media Relations Contact:
Morgan Lyons

November 12, 2001

Thanksgiving Day Holiday Schedule for DART Services

Most DART services will operate on a Sunday schedule in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday, Thursday, November 22.

  • 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, November 23.
  • The High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane on I-30 East R. L. Thornton will be closed, as will the reversible S-ramp at the southern end of the I-35E Stemmons HOV lane on Thursday and Friday. The section of the I-35E/US 67 HOV lanes that runs from Louisiana Avenue to Loop 12 also will be closed. The remaining portion of the HOV lanes on Stemmons, LBJ Freeway, and the section of I-35E/US 67 from Loop 12 to Camp Wisdom Road will remain open 24 hours a day as usual.
  • DART Paratransit Services for customers with disabilities will operate on a Sunday schedule on Thanksgiving Day. The Paratransit Scheduling Center will be closed Thanksgiving Day but will resume regular operation on Friday. This means regular subscriptions trips are canceled on Thursday, and any customer needing service on Saturday, November 24 may call on Wednesday, November 21 to schedule their trip. Customers should call 214-515-7272, and choose Option 3 to schedule their trip.
DART administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23. However, on Thanksgiving Day, DART's Customer Information Center will respond to customer questions from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at 214-979-1111. The Center will return to regular hours on Friday, responding to customer inquiries from 5:00 a.m. to 10 p.m. DART route and schedule information is always available on the DART website, DART.org.

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