Rider information for Memorial Day

Rider information for Monday, May 25

• No Trinity Railway Express train service
• Trinity Metro bus and ACCESS paratransit services on Sunday and major holiday schedules
• Customer Care phone lines open 5 a.m.-5 p.m.
• Customer Care kiosk, ticket sales center and administrative offices will be closed.

Dash to the Rodeo

With the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo starting Friday, keep in mind that Trinity Metro’s The Dash is a great new transportation option to Dickies Arena. An electric bus, The Dash runs between downtown Fort Worth and Dickies Arena, with late-night service on Friday and Saturday. Tickets are $2 each way or $5 for an all-day ticket. The $5 ticket includes all of Trinity Metro’s buses, the full TEXRail route, and Trinity Railway Express between Fort Worth T&P Station and the CentrePort Station.

About Trinity Metro

Trinity Metro is a regional transportation system that provides public transportation to meet the mobility needs in Tarrant County. The agency offers connections throughout the North Central Texas region, annually providing 8 million passenger trips on buses, TEXRail, vanpools and the Trinity Railway Express (TRE), a 34-mile commuter rail line jointly owned and operated with Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART). Trinity Metro is the sole owner and operator of TEXRail, a 27-mile commuter rail line that runs between downtown Fort Worth and Dallas Fort Worth International Airport’s Terminal B.

TEXRail approaching one-year anniversary

More than a half million rides and miles traveled on TEXRail since Jan. 10, 2019

 

(FORT WORTH, TX – Jan. 6, 2020) – Time flies when you’re riding in style to the airport.

On Jan. 10, Trinity Metro TEXRail will celebrate one year in operation, providing a comfortable and convenient ride between downtown Fort Worth and Dallas Fort Worth International Airport’s Terminal B.

At the end of 2019, TEXRail ridership reached 545,345 for the year. December was a record-setting month, with 51,217 passengers and the trains were on schedule 99.15 percent of the time. The previous record for paid ridership was 44,741, which oTEXRail by Downtown Fort Worthccurred in November.

Jon-Erik “AJ” Arjanen, vice president and chief operating officer for rail, said TEXRail’s reliability is key to increasing ridership.

“Riders want to know TEXRail at DFW Airport Terminal Bthat the train is going to pick them up on time and take them safely to their destination as scheduled,” Arjanen said. “If you’re traveling to the airport to catch a flight, you don’t want to worry about when you’ll arrive.”

Ridership patterns emerged during the first year, with DFW Airport Terminal B Station consistently ranking first in ridership on weekdays and Sundays. On Saturdays, Grapevine/Main Street had the highest ridership.

“We found that more business and leisure travelers are choosing to leave their cars at home and not worry about getting stuck in traffic,” Arjanen said. “In 2020, we expect our commuter base to grow as more companies take advantage of the 25 percent discount we offer through our EasyRide program.”

First year fun facts

To put the one-year anniversary in perspective, consider the number of miles TEXRail has traveled since beginning operations. Between Jan. 10, 2019, and late July, the trains traveled 230,442 miles between Fort Worth T&P Station and DFW Airport Terminal B Station. Frequency increased to 30 minutes during peak travel times late in July. From that point through Jan. 10, 2020, the mileage is 297,594.

  • 528,036 total miles traveled on TEXRail
  • 560,345 rides (estimated)
  • 3,600+ maintenance inspections
  • 1,792 seats (224 per train)
  • 832 train washes
  • 688 windows (86 per train)
  • 41 railroad crossings
  • 27 miles each way
  • 23 bridges
  • 9 stations
  • 8 trains
  • $2.50 one-way ticket

About Trinity Metro

Trinity Metro is a regional transportation system that provides public transportation to meet the mobility needs in Tarrant County. The agency offers connections throughout the North Central Texas region, annually providing 8 million passenger trips on buses, TEXRail, vanpools and the Trinity Railway Express (TRE), a 34-mile commuter rail line jointly owned and operated with Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART). Trinity Metro is the sole owner and operator of TEXRail, a 27-mile commuter rail line that runs between downtown Fort Worth and Dallas Fort Worth International Airport’s Terminal B.

Trinity Metro has a treat for Dash passengers

(FORT WORTH, TX – Oct. 30, 2019) – With the season of trick-or-treating upon us, Trinity Metro has a special treat for riders of The Dash. Customers can now enjoy complimentary rides on The Dash through Dec. 31, 2019. The route operates between 

The Dash En Route

downtown Fort Worth, the 7th Street corridor, Crockett Row’s dining and entertainment options, the Cultural District and the new Dickies Arena.

“We’ve had such a great response from riders who are using our new battery-electric bus service,” said Trinity Metro CEO and President Bob Baulsir. “The feedback has been so positive that we decided to extend free rides on The Dash through the end of the year.”

Since service began on Sept. 22, more than 6,500 passengers have ridden The Dash. Customers enjoy a perimeter seating arrangement that allows for a comfortable and engaging way to visit with friends and other passengers while en route.

The late night service on Friday and Saturday nights also makes The Dash a popular choice for weekend outings. The Dash operates 9:22 a.m.-10:44 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, and 9:22 a.m.-12:44 a.m. Friday-Saturday. The full schedule is available online.

Beginning Jan. 1, 2020, tickets will be $2 one way or $5 for a day pass, which includes all of Trinity Metro’s bus services, Trinity Metro TEXRail, and Trinity Railway Express to CentrePort Station.

About Trinity Metro

Trinity Metro is a regional transportation system that provides public transportation to meet the mobility needs in Tarrant County. The agency offers connections throughout the North Central Texas region, annually providing 8 million passenger trips on buses, TEXRail, vanpools and the Trinity Railway Express (TRE), a 34-mile commuter rail line jointly owned and operated with Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART). Trinity Metro is the sole owner and operator of TEXRail, a 27-mile commuter rail line that runs between downtown Fort Worth and Dallas Fort Worth International Airport’s Terminal B.

Trinity Metro Medical Clinic opening Sept. 10

Patient being examed at Trinity Metro Medial Clinic

(FORT WORTH, TX – Sept. 5, 2019) – Trinity Metro is offering an exciting new benefit to help employees stay healthy – an onsite medical clinic that provides everything from flu shots to urgent care. Employees and media will get a preview of the facility during two open houses on Monday, Sept. 9. The first will be 9-11 a.m. and the second will be 1-3 p.m. at Trinity Metro’s site at 1600 E. Lancaster Ave.

The Trinity Metro Medical Clinic is located inside the maintenance and operations facility in a space that was formerly used as the agency’s print shop. The clinic will open for patient care on Tuesday, Sept. 10.

Designed to provide convenient and timely medical care, the clinic will provide access to all employees and covered dependents, and will meePatient getting lab work at Trinity Metro Medial Clinict the needs for employees who do not have a primary care doctor.

“An essential component of a healthy lifestyle is having access to convenient, high-quality medical care,” said Trinity Metro President and CEO Bob Baulsir. “Our employees provide daily service for everyone in the community, and we want to help provide this service for them.”

Trinity Metro has partnered with Premise Health, the nation’s leading worksite healthcare provider, to provide employees and eligible dependents with access to a variety services, which include:

• Annual physicals
• Preventive exams
• DOT physicals
• Biometric screenings
• Lab draws
• Allergy & flu shots
• Immunizations
• Acute & urgent care
• Women’s health
• Wellness coaching
• Pediatric care (ages 2 and up)

The Trinity Metro Medical Clinic will be open Monday through Friday, and Premise Health medical professionals will provide all clinic services.

About Trinity Metro
Trinity Metro is a regional transportation system that provides public transportation to meet the mobility needs in Tarrant County. The agency offers connections throughout the North Central Texas region, annually providing 10 million passenger trips on buses, TEXRail, vanpools and the Trinity Railway Express (TRE), a 34-mile commuter rail line jointly owned and operated with Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART). Trinity Metro is the sole owner and operator of TEXRail, a 27-mile commuter rail line that runs from downtown Fort Worth to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport’s Terminal B.

TEXRail Bus Bridge

BUSES TO REPLACE TEXRAIL TRAINS FOR RAILWAY CLEANUP

BEGINNING: MARCH 3, 2019, 1:30 A.M.
ENDING: MARCH 4, 2019, 3:30 A.M.

Trinity Metro will operate buses between DFW Airport North Station and DFW Airport Terminal B Station beginning Sunday, March 3, 1:30 a.m. and ending Monday, March 4, 3:30 a.m.

Please allow additional time beyond your normal commuting schedule if planning to use either of these stations.

Location of bus bridge at DFW Terminal B Station:

 

TEXRail Bridge Bus Map