Transit agencies to offer free New Year's Eve rides, alter schedules over holidays

Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s bus and light rail services will operate on regular Sunday schedules on Christmas Day. (Courtesy Dallas Area Rapid Transit)
Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s bus and light rail services will operate on regular Sunday schedules on Christmas Day. (Courtesy Dallas Area Rapid Transit)

Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s bus and light rail services will operate on regular Sunday schedules on Christmas Day. (Courtesy Dallas Area Rapid Transit)

Area transit agencies have announced their altered schedules over the holiday season.

Dec. 25 schedules

Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s bus and light rail services will operate on regular Sunday schedules on Christmas Day. The Trinity Railway Express will offer no service Christmas Day, according to the two agencies.

DART’s paratransit service will operate on regular Saturday schedules, but the agency urges riders to begin scheduling their Christmas Day rides starting Dec. 21.

Free rides


Additionally, DART will offer free rides on its bus, rail and paratransit services to users on New Year’s Eve until end of service. The TRE will also offer provide free rides between the EBJ Union and CentrePort/DFW Airport stations.

Users can begin using the free service starting at 6 p.m. on Dec. 31, according to DART.

The program has provided more than 90,000 riders free rides on New Year’s Eve since its first year in 2015, according to DART.

The full New Year’s Eve schedules can be viewed at www.dart.org and www.trinityrailwayexpress.org.
By Gavin Pugh
Gavin has reported for Community Impact Newspaper since June 2017. His beat has included Dallas Area Rapid Transit, public and higher education, school and municipal governments and more. He now serves as the editor of the Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake edition.


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