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November 10, 2003
Thanksgiving Day Holiday Schedule for DART Services
Most DART services will operate on a Sunday schedule in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday, Thursday, Nov. 27, and a Saturday schedule on Friday, Nov. 28.
DART administrative offices will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and Friday. However, on those days, DART's Customer Information Center will respond to customer questions from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 214-979-1111. DART route and schedule information is always available on the DART website, DART.org.
- DART bus and light rail services will follow a Sunday schedule on Thursday and a Saturday schedule on Friday.
- The Trinity Railway Express (TRE) commuter rail service will not operate on Thanksgiving Day but will operate on a Saturday schedule on Friday.
- The high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes on I-30 (East R.L. Thornton), the reversible S-ramp at the southern end of the I-35E (Stemmons) HOV lane, and the section of the I-35E/US 67 (South R. L. Thornton/Marvin D. Love) HOV lanes from downtown Dallas to Loop 12 will all be closed on Thursday and Friday. The remaining portion of the Stemmons HOV lanes, the LBJ HOV lanes, and the I-35E/US 67 HOV lanes from Loop 12 to Camp Wisdom Road will be open 24 hours a day as usual.
- DART Paratransit Services for customers with disabilities will operate on a holiday schedule on Thanksgiving Day. The Paratransit Scheduling Center will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and Friday. This means regular subscriptions trips are canceled on Thursday, Nov. 27, and customers needing service on Friday, Nov. 28, or Saturday, Nov. 29, may call on Wednesday, Nov. 26, to schedule their trip. Customers should call 214-515-7272, and choose Option 3 to schedule their trip. Next day scheduling is also available using our automated booking feature, X-Press Booking.
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