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Media Relations Contact:
Morgan Lyons

December 11, 2003

En Español

Christmas, New Year's Holiday Schedule for DART Services

Most DART services will operate on a Sunday schedule on Christmas Day, Thursday, December 25, and New Year's Day, Thursday, January 1.

  • DART bus and light rail services will follow a Sunday schedule on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Regular DART bus and light rail services will resume on Friday, December 26 and Friday, January 2.
  • The Trinity Railway Express commuter rail service will not operate on Christmas Day or New Year's Day. Regular TRE service will resume on the Fridays following Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
  • 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 Christmas Day and New Year's Day. The remaining portion of the Stemmons HOV lanes, the I-635 (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 reduced 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 26, can call on Tuesday, December 23, to schedule their trip. Customers needing service on Friday, January 2, can call on Tuesday, December 30. 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 needing schedule information can call DART's Customer Information Center on those days 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.

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