Follow Up: South Dallas leaders help make GoLink successful, will DART make it permanent?
DART has four rail stops and seven bus routes in and around South Dallas. Yet it takes residents long stretches of time — sometimes hours — to travel by bus within the neighborhood, from their homes to the grocery store or community center. South Dallas leaders like former Dallas councilwoman Diane Ragsdale looked at DART’s […]
Circuit’s ride-share service gives West Dallas a new option for travel
Circuit, a free ride-share service, is giving West Dallas neighbors an environmentally and financially friendly way to travel short distances.
A farmers market on wheels aims to combat southern Dallas ‘food deserts’
The idea formed a few years ago, when UNT Dallas biology professor Kelly Varga took her students to the Mill City neighborhood to help clean up a community farm. The woman who ran the farm told Varga she saw a need in her neighborhood for quality food and a healthy outlet for young people.
West Dallas neighbors work to make Bernal Drive safe
West Dallas residents have been begging for safer streets, and after decades of no response, the voices of neighbors living near Bernal Drive finally are being heard.
South Dallas leaders press DART for curb-to-curb transportation service
A community survey showed that 45 percent of the people in the South Dallas zip codes of 75210 and 75215 don't have cars. Community leaders want to bring DART's GoLink service to the neighborhood.