The extension to Dallas' McKinney Avenue Trolley will open with a party on June 6.
The M-Line Trolley Social will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. to showcase the $9.9 million .65-mile track extension of the McKinney Avenue Transit Authority's trolley line that creates a reverse loop along Olive Street and St. Paul Street.
The extension also provides riders with better access to DART's St. Paul Station.
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As always, the trolley is free to ride, but those who attend Saturday's social will also receive a free commemorative token (while supplies last) that will make deals and discounts avaiable at certain businesses along the trolley route.
The trolley typically runs 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7 a.m. to midnight on Friday. It runs 10 a.m. to midnight on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday and holidays.
A VIP dedication event will be held on June 5 with members of the McKinney Avenue Transit Authority, DART, Downtown Dallas Inc., Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau, Uptown Dallas Inc., Dallas Arts District and Klyde Warren Park.