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Posted on: February 13, 2020

Save on Travel with New DART Discount GoPass Tap Card

DART train in Plano

You may qualify to take public transportation in the DFW area at a significant savings with a new program. Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s (DART) Discount GoPass® Tap Card allows needy families and seniors 50% discount on transit fares.

Participants in any of these support assistance programs are qualify:

  • CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program)
  • TANF (Texas Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)
  • CEAP (Comprehensive Energy Assistance Program)
  • SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)
  • Housing Choice Vouchers
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Texas WIC (Texas Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children)

DART’s new, 2-year program is designed to reduce social and economic imbalances by making mobility financially feasible to more people.

To apply, bring proof of enrollment in one of the eight programs listed above to the DARTmart, located at DART Headquarters (Akard Station), 1401 Pacific Avenue in Dallas from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

  • Participants must buy a Discount GoPass Tap Card with an initial loaded value of $6, good for two discount-fare Day Passes
  • The payment system deducts fares at a 50% discount as the customer rides DART and automatically monitors and provides the benefit of daily and monthly fare capping.
  • Cards can then be used on any DART bus or light rail, including TRE between EBJ Union Station and Centerport/DFW Station.

 More information is available at or by calling DART Customer Service at 214-979-1111.

DART GoPass card

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