Contents DART Board of Directors Planning Efforts Focus on the Future Cotton Belt Will Connect Cities, Airport Second Rail Alignment is Needed Downtown Platform Extensions Will Increase Capacity by 33% Dallas Streetcar Rolls into Bishop Arts District Partnerships Expand Transportation Options Transit Drives Local Economic Boom Rail Fuels Transit-Oriented Development New Stations Make College More Accessible Riders Influence Bus Route Changes Technology Engages Customers, Improves Travel Experience Light Rail Expands in Southern Dallas Agencies Partner to Implement Positive Train Control Where Public Transportation Goes, Community Grows 2 3 4 5 5 6 7 8 10 11 12 Tim Hayden 14 15 16 Carrollton, Irving Jonathan R. Kelly Garland Patrick Kennedy Dallas Michele Wong Krause Dallas On the Cover: In October, DART opened a three-mile extension of the Blue Line from a renovated Ledbetter Station to UNT Dallas Station, expanding transportation options in southern Dallas and improving access to the growing university campus. Amanda Moreno Dallas Rick Stopfer Irving William Velasco II Dallas, Cockrell Hill Paul N. Wageman Plano 1 Faye Moses Wilkins Plano, Farmers Branch Chair Richard Carrizales Dallas Vice Chair Gary Slagel Richardson, University Park, Addison, Highland Park Secretary Jerry Christian Dallas Assistant Secretary Sue Bauman Dallas Mark C. Enoch Garland, Rowlett, Glenn Heights Pamela Dunlop Gates Dallas

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