Dallas Area Rapid Transit New Flyer Xcelsior. - Photo by Jason Lawrence on Wikimedia Commons

With temperatures rising across North Texas, Dallas Area Rapid Transit will offer transit centers as cooling stations for riders looking to escape the heat.

 On June 23, DART began providing transit centers as cooling stations for customers looking for ways to stay safe from the excessive heat we are experiencing across the region. The transit centers will be open every day from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The following transit center will be staffed with DART personnel to provide assistance with travel planning:

• Addison Transit Center

• Arapaho Center Station

• Bernal/Singleton Transfer Location

• CBD East Transfer Center

• CBD West Transfer Center

• Cockrell Hill Transfer Location

• Downtown Garland Station

• Downtown Irving/Heritage Crossing Station

• Hampton Station

• Illinois Station

• J.B. Jackson Jr. Transit Center/MLK Jr. Station

• Jack Hatchell Transit Center

• Lake June Station

• Lake Ray Hubbard Transit Center

• Ledbetter Station

• Parker Road Station

• Red Bird Transit Center

• South Garland Transit Center

DART will continue to monitor weather conditions across the North Texas area. It has been recommended that everyone stay in air-conditioned buildings as much as possible, drink more water than usual and don’t wait until thirsty to drink. Also, be sure to check on friends and neighbors.

To stay informed about any potential changes to service, sign up for DART Service Alerts at DART.org, follow updates on social media, or contact customer service at 214-979-1111.

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