Arlington Shakes Title of Largest City Without Mass Transportation

A vote by the Arlington City Council has put Arlington one step closer to shaking the stigma of being the largest city in the United States without mass transportation. During the evening council meeting on Tuesday, a vote to pursue three contracts for commuter bus service from the University of Texas at Arlington to the Trinity Railway Express CentrePort DFW station was approved unanimously by the City


The city will now begin working with UTA, the Chamber of Commerce, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), and the T to establish bus service at an annual cost of $700,000. Arlington will pay $350,000 annually, while UTA and the Chamber will pay for the other half.



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