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Media Relations Contact:
Morgan Lyons

December 17, 2002


Holiday Schedule for DART Services Christmas, New Year's

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

  • DART bus and light rail services will follow a Sunday schedule on Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
  • The Trinity Railway Express commuter rail service will not operate on Christmas Day or New Year's Day.
  • The high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes on I-30 East R. L. Thornton Freeway will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day, as will the reversible S-ramp at the southern end of the I-35E Stemmons Freeway HOV lanes. The section of the I-35E/US 67 HOV lanes from Downtown Dallas 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 subscription trips are canceled on December 25 and January 1. Customers needing service on Friday, December 27, can call on Tuesday, December 24, to schedule their trip. Customers needing service on Friday, January 3, can call on Tuesday, December 31. To schedule any trip, call 214-515-7272 and choose Option 3.
DART administrative offices will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. However, customers can 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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