Wednesday, November 14, 2012

DART to open two rail extensions in December

DART's new Belt Line Station on the Orange Line. DART's new Belt Line Station on the Orange Line. DART

In Dallas, Texas, Dallas Area Rapid Transit's (DART) 4.5-mile Blue Line extension from Downtown Garland Station to the new Downtown Rowlett Station will open Dec. 3.

The long-awaited Downtown Rowlett Station gives passengers from that city access to the entire DART Rail System. The station features 750 parking spaces and an architectural design reflecting the community's distinctive personality.

On the same day, DART will open the 3.9-mile Orange Line extension from Irving Convention Center Station, adding the North Lake College and Belt Line Road stations. Those stations advance the Orange Line toward its eventual terminus at DFW International Airport. It allows North Texans to expand connections to educational opportunities, the arts, air travel, meetings, conventions and more.

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