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American Public Transportation Association

 Multimodal Tour of the DFW Metroplex

Saturday, June 2, 9:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

The tour is limited to 45 people

Come out on Saturday before the rail conference sessions begin for the unique experience of seeing rail transportation throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex from the passenger’s perspective. You’ll ride the rail services and tour facilities. Hosts include Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Trinity Railway Express, Fort Worth Transportation Authority, McKinney Avenue Transit Authority, Denton County Transportation Authority, and BNSF for this two-part tour:

9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Part 1: Urban Rail

Enjoy a guided tour of Dallas Area Rapid Transit light rail and the McKinney Avenue Transit Authority Trolley, plus a tour of MATA’s streetcar maintenance and operations facilities.

12 - 6:30 p.m.

Part 2: Commuter and Regional Rail

Start with Trinity Rail Express to Fort Worth to visit The T’s new Intermodal Transfer Center and restored T&P Station. Visit the BNSF Network Control Center, the national operations center for commuter rail services from Chicago to California. Travel to the Downtown Denton Transit Center to board the Denton County Transportation Authority A-train, the newest commuter rail service using DMUs, then return to Dallas by DART light rail.

Join either or both groups led by Parsons Brinckerhoff’s Tom Hickey.

Advanced registration is required by contacting him via email at or by telephone at 1-215-209-1266.

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