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Transportation in the Dallas and Fort Worth Metroplex

While much of Dallas was built with the car in mind, other forms of transportation exist in the area. Trains, buses, and bicycles are becoming more popular and two major airports serve the area.

Soutwest Airlines to Offer Nonstop Service From Love Field in 2014
Southwest Airlines announces that 15 cities will have non-stop flights out of Love Field in October 2014.

Terminal A Reopens at DFW International Airport After Major Renovation
Terminal A opens Tuesday, March 26, 2013 after a lengthy renovation and construction project -- adding restaurants, shopping and

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Dallas North Tollway Ramps at LBJ/635 to Close August 15-17
North- and southbound loop ramps connecting the DNT and I-635 to close nightly August 15-17, 2012. Closures needed for TxDOT's LBJ Express project.

Southwest Airlines Lowers Fall Travel Fares
Southwest Airlines lowers fares for fall through August 1, 2011.

Drivers Urged to Use Extra Caution Near NTTA Work Crews
The North Texas Tollway Authority urges drivers to use caution near work crews that will be updating toll rate signs on NTTA roadways.

Despite Ice, Snowstorm DFW Airports Open for Super Bowl Travelers
DFW International Airport and the majority of the 15 North Texas regional airports are open and continue to welcome air traffic today, in spite of a winter snowfall which left from 4-8 inches of snow on the ground in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. DFW Airport’s four major runways have remained open continuously today, one of the busiest days for Super Bowl XLV fans arriving for the game.

DART Green Line
DART's Green Line light rail will run from the North Carrollton/Frankford station through downtown Dallas to Buckner Road in Dallas. The Green Line stations are the same as the Red Line and Blue Line stations between West End Station and Pearl Station. In September 2009, the Green Line will open nine stations from Victory Station at the American Airlines Center in Victory Park to the MLK Station…

Cottonbelt Trail

The Cottonbelt Trail runs northeast to southwest across Northeast Tarrant County and follows the Cotton Belt Railway. When complete, the trail will connect Grapevine, Colleyville, Hurst, North Richland Hills, and Haltom City to the Fort Worth system of trails, allowing residents of this area of Texas to walk or bike across Northeast Tarrant County for work or pleasure.

Much of the tra…

DART Blue Line
DART's Blue Line light rail runs from the Downtown Garland station to Ledbetter Drive in southeastern Dallas. The Blue Line stations are the same as the Red Line stations between Mockingbird Station and the 8th & Corinth Station. DART continues to expand its light rail opt…

DART Red Line
DART's Red Line runs from Parker Road in Plano to Westmoreland Road in Dallas. Twenty-five stations run from Plano through downtown Dallas and into the southwestern part of Dallas. DART continues to expand its light rail options with more stations planned and a green line to be completed in 2010.

Admiral's Club in Terminal C at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airpor
The Admiral's Club in Terminal C at DFW provides a nice place to unwind and relax before a flight or during a layover. Quiet, free wi-fi, full bar, and decent snack menu makes the time pass quickly.

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport SkyLink
The Skylink at Dallas Fort Worth Airport provides convenient transportation between terminals. The two-car trains travel in an elevated loop that takes about fifteen minutes to go all the way around. Trains travel in both directions and take about two minutes to get between stops.

Trinity Railway Express (TRE) Stations
The Trinity Railway Express (TRE) stops at ten stations, starting at the T&P in downtown Fort Worth and ending at Union Station in downtown Dallas.

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) operates trains, buses, and HOV lanes in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. DART also offers help organizing carpools and vanpools. The mass transit system served nearly 100 million riders in 2005.

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) - Red Line - Parker Road to Union Sta
DART's Red Line runs from Parker Road in Plano to Westmoreland Road in Dallas. Twenty-five stations run from Plano through downtown Dallas and into the southwestern part of Dallas. This article covers the stations from Parker Road at the north end of the Red Line to Union Station in downtown Dallas.

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) - Red Line - Union Station to Westmor
DART's Red Line runs from Parker Road in Plano to Westmoreland Road in Dallas. Twenty-five stations run from Plano through downtown Dallas and into the southwestern part of Dallas. This article covers the stations from Union Station in downtown Dallas to Westmoreland Road at the south end of the Red Line.

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) - Blue Line - Downtown Garland to Uni
DART's Blue Line runs from downtown Garland to Ledbetter Drive in Dallas. Nineteen stations run from Garland through downtown Dallas and into the southern part of Dallas. This article covers the stations from Union Station in downtown Dallas to the Downtown Garland station at the north end of the Blue Line.

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) - Blue Line - Union Station to Ledbet
DART's Blue Line runs from downtown Garland to Ledbetter Drive in Dallas. Nineteen stations run from Garland through downtown Dallas and into the southern part of Dallas. This article covers the stations from Union Station in downtown Dallas to Ledbetter Drive at the south end of the Blue Line.

For 72 Hours Only, Southwest Celebrates Halloween with Spooktacular Low Fares
For 72 hours only, Southwest Airlines celebrates Halloween with spooktacular low fares.

NTTA Celebrates First Direct-Connector Opening on SRT/U.S. 75 Interchange
DFW suburban traffic congestion is only going to get better thanks to the North Texas Tollway Authority’s recent improvements. The NTTA recently opened up the first Direct-Connector on the SRT/U.S. 75 Interchange.

NTTA Update: Conversion to Cashless Tolling on Schedule for December 10, 2010
The NTTA will convert its remaining cash facilities to a cashless toll collection system on the evening of December 10, 2010.

NTTA Road Closures Starting January 2, 2011

NTTA Toll Increase Effective July 1, 2013
Dig deeper into your pockets NTTA Tollway users. It's going to cost more to take the Tollway July 1, 2013.

American Airlines Supports American Red Cross and Oklahoma Tornado Victims
American Airlines is working with the American Red Cross to aid people affected by the major tornadoes that have struck Oklahoma. The storms have left widespread swathes of destruction, injury and loss of life, and have left thousands homeless.

Interactive Map of Dallas
This online map allows you to choose what places of interest you want displayed.

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
Located between Dallas and Fort Worth, DFW International Airport serves the Metroplex with flight service to domestic and international destinations.

Dallas Love Field
Dallas Love Field serves nineteen destinations in the United States. Check Love Field first for discounted fares to Texas and the Southeast.

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