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Media Relations Contact:
Morgan Lyons

December 12, 2001

Holiday Schedule for DART Services Christmas, New Year's

Most DART services will operate on a Sunday schedule on Christmas, December 25, and New Year's Day, January 1, in observance of the holidays.

  • DART bus and light rail services will follow a Sunday schedule on Christmas and New Year's Day.
  • The Trinity Railway Express commuter rail service will not operate on Christmas or News Year's Day.
  • The High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane on I-30 East R. L. Thornton Freeway will be closed on Christmas Day, December 25 and New Year's Day, January 1, as will the reversible S-ramp at the southern end of the I-35E Stemmons Freeway's HOV lane. 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 Christmas Day and New Year's Day. The Paratransit Scheduling Center will also be closed on those days. This means regular subscriptions trips are canceled on December 25 and January 1. Customers needing service on Wednesday, December 26 may call on Sunday, December 23, to schedule their trip. Customers needing service on Wednesday, January 2, may call on Sunday, December 30. Customers should call 214-515-7272 and choose Option 3 to schedule their trip.
DART administrative offices will be closed on Christmas and New Year's Day. However, customers may call DART's Customer Information Center on those days for schedule information from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at 214-979-1111. DART route and schedule information is always available on the DART website, DART.org.

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