$60 Million Federal Grant Will Help DART Extend Platforms, Ease Crowding on Red and Blue Lines

The 220,000 North Texans who ride Dallas Area Rapid Transit trains daily can soon expect some much-needed elbow room.In recent years the light-rail cars have become increasingly more popular — and more crowded — especially during rush hour, according to DART officials. To address this issue, a grant of more than $60 million from the Federal Transit Administration will serve as the financial foundation for an expansion of the system that will lengthen the platforms at 28 stations along the Red and Blue lines.  Continue reading...

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