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Fulfilling a Broader Vision

September 15, 2014 1 Comment
Fulfilling a Broader Vision

RGL_2946The decision to extend DART light rail to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, the world’s third busiest, was a comparatively easy one. Why wouldn’t you use the nation’s longest light rail system to connect millions of North Texans to the world, and millions of global travelers to the fourth-largest US metro area?

But DART has always pursued a broader vision.

The timing,  technology, system and funding for a direct rail connection had to be right. That is where the DART Board – present and past — has been helpful. While all eyes have recently been on the airport, board members and … Read the rest

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