Metro in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Dallas Area Rapid Transit operates buses, light rail, commuter rail, and high-occupancy vehicle lanes in Dallas. DART has the most extended light rail system in the country and runs over 93 miles (149,7 km). DART also has the Trinity Railway Express between cities of Dallas and Fort Worth.
DART light rail has four lines – the Red Line, the Blue Line, the Orange line, and the Green Line. A Japanese manufacturer Kinky Sharyo manufactures DART's light rail trains.
Dart Rail Red lines run between Parker Road Station and Westmoreland Station.
The Blue line runs between Downtown Rowlett and UNT Dallas Station
The Green line runs between North Carrollton/Frankford Station and Buckner Station.
The Orange Line runs between the DFW Airport Station and Parker Road Station .
All routes combined feature 64 stations, and they are situated in downtown Dallas, South Dallas, South Oak Cliff, West Oak Cliff, the North Central Expressway Corridor to North Dallas, Richardson and Plano, the Northeast Corridor to Garland and Rowlett, the Northwest Corridor to Farmers Branch and Carrollton, the Southeast Corridor to Pleasant Grove and the Northwest Corridor to Irving and DFW Airport.
To buy a ticket for the light rail, go to one of Ticket Vending Machines, located on the platforms at all rail stations. TVMs accept cash and credit cards. A localday pass costs $6 and an AM/PM pass is $3. Daytime passes need to be validated at the ticket vending machines , using the validator located below the pass selection screen.
You should board the train 3-5 minutes before the scheduled departure. Trains always leave on time. To be sure you are getting on the correct train, locate a destination sign. Hold on your ticket as Fare Inspectors may inspect your ticket during the trip. DART rail system maps are available on all the trains and operators to announcestops. To step off the train, push the exit button on the handrail beside the door.
To ride DART buses have the exact fare of $2,50. Daily passes must be presented to the first driver for validating. You can sit anywhere you like on the bus; however, seats close to the front exit are generally reserved for elderly and mobility-impaired passengers. Passengers with service animals are permitted on the bus. To stop the bus at one of the BusStops press one of the yellow plastic strips.