Media Relations Contact:
Mark A. Ball
November 13, 2018
DART announces Thanksgiving holiday service schedule
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) buses and light rail trains will operate on a Sunday schedule Thurs., Nov. 22, and a Saturday schedule Fri., Nov. 23 for commuters looking to get around North Texas over the Thanksgiving holiday.
The Trinity Railway Express (TRE) will not operate Thanksgiving Day and provide Saturday service on Friday.
DART and TRE holiday changes will continue until regular scheduled transit service resumes Saturday, Nov. 24.
DART Rail will operate three additional Red Line trains and one additional Blue Line train on Thursday morning due to the 2018 Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot.
Additional Red Line trains from Parker Road Station depart at 7:13 a.m., 7:43 a.m. and 8:13 a.m. and arrive at Convention Center Station at 8:00 a.m., 8:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. These trains operate to all stations between Parker Road and Cedars stations.
An additional Blue Line train from Downtown Rowlett Station departs at 7:22 a.m. and arrives at Convention Center Station at 8:05 a.m. This train operates to all stations between Downtown Rowlett and Cedars stations.
The race will impact bus service in Downtown Dallas, Deep Ellum and North Oak Cliff and place several routes on detour Thanksgiving morning beginning at 9 a.m. Routes affected include: 2, 11, 12, 19, 21, 26, 29, 35, 42, 52, 59, 60, 76, 81/82, 110, 111, 161, 164, D-Link (722) and 749. Click here to view specific detour information (opens in a new window).
Additional DART Services
DART Paratransit will operate on a holiday schedule Thanksgiving Day and the day after. The Paratransit Scheduling Center will be closed both days. Regular subscription trips are canceled Thursday and Friday. Customers may call on Wednesday, Nov. 21 to schedule service for Thursday, Nov. 22 through Tuesday, Nov. 27. Customers should call 214.515.7272 and choose Option 3 to schedule their trip. Next day scheduling is also available each day using DART's voice mail booking application and automated X-Press Booking feature.
DART's Customer Information Center will be closed Thanksgiving Day and open Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The administrative offices, Customer Care Center, and Lost and Found will be closed both Thanksgiving Day and Friday.
Route and schedule modifications can be found at DART.org, TrinityRailwayExpress.org or by calling 214.979.1111.
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