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DART News Release

Media Relations Contact:
Gordon Shattles

July 27, 2021

DART Discount GoPass Tap Card Supports Riders in Need

The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Discount GoPass® Tap Card provides riders using any one of nine support assistance programs with a 50% discount on the regular price of a DART pass.

All of DART, Half the Fare. Discount GoPass® Tap card

DART launched the pilot-program to ensure riders who qualify have access to jobs, health care and educational opportunities, reducing social and economic inequalities by making mobility financially feasible to more people.

All new and current DART riders who participate in any of the following programs are now eligible for DART services at half the fare:

  • CHIP (Children's Health Insurance Program),
  • TANF (Texas Temporary Assistance for Needy Families),
  • CEAP (Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program),
  • SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program),
  • Housing Choice Vouchers,
  • DHA Housing Solutions for North Texas Program,
  • Medicaid,
  • Medicare,
  • Texas WIC (Texas Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children).
Online registration is available at DART.org/TapForHalf. Discount Tap Cards can be used on any DART bus or light rail, including Trinity Railway Express (TRE) between EBJ Union Station and CentrePort/DFW Station.

More information is available at DART.org/TapForHalf or by calling DART Customer Service at 214-979-1111, Option 1.

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