DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Riders will soon have two new stops on the Dallas Streetcar – locations on Zang Boulevard at 6th Street and between Davis and 7th Street in the Bishop Arts District.READ MORE: Grapevine Police Seek Armed Robber Who Hit Convenience Store On William D. Tate Avenue
As it stands passengers have to get off at end of the line at Beckley and that will continue for two weeks. For now, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is just testing the cars and training operators.
When the service begins the first trip will leave at 9:30 a.m. and run every 20 minutes until 11:30 p.m. – seven days a week.READ MORE: 'I Feel Like I'm Doing Something That Actually Matters' Says North Texas Mom Who Became Truck Driver Amid Nationwide Shortage
Passenger Charles Gaby said he’s excited that here will soon be an easier way to get around Dallas. “It’ll be great,” he said. “It’ll be great for us, because we’re pretty close to the streetcar, we can go back and forth to downtown on it.”
All of the streetcar operators are will be certified for the two new stops by the end of the week. The new, extended route will officially launch on August 29.MORE NEWS: Tarrant County Prosecutor Chris Taylor Appointed Judge For Texas' 48th District Court
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