Akard station

DART light rail station

DART light rail station
Akard Station.jpg
LocationAlong Pacific Avenue, between Akard and Field Streets, Dallas, Texas 75202
Coordinates32°46′55″N 96°48′02″W / 32.781916°N 96.800530°W / 32.781916; -96.800530Coordinates: 32°46′55″N 96°48′02″W / 32.781916°N 96.800530°W / 32.781916; -96.800530
Owned byDallas Area Rapid Transit
Platforms2 side platforms
ConnectionsAll downtown bus routes stop in close proximity to one or more downtown rail stations.
Structure typeAt grade
Disabled accessYes
Opened14 June 1996[2]
ClosedMay 29-July 7, 2008 (for renovations)[1]
Preceding station Dallas Area Rapid Transit logo.svg Dallas Area Rapid Transit Following station
West End Red Line St. Paul
West End Orange Line
West End
toward UNT Dallas
Blue Line St. Paul
West End Green Line St. Paul
toward Buckner

Akard station or Akard Street station is a DART Light Rail station in Dallas, Texas. It is located in the City Center District on Pacific Avenue, between Akard and Field Streets. It opened on June 14, 1996, and is a station on the Red, Orange, Green and Blue lines, serving Elm Place, One Main Place, Renaissance Tower, Thanks-Giving Square and Thanksgiving Tower. It is also the nearest station to the DART headquarters, which was a former Sanger Harris department store built in 1965.

  1. ^ Lindenberger, Michael (May 30, 2008). "DART'S Akard Station closing". The Dallas Morning News. Retrieved December 4, 2010.
  2. ^ Howell, Curtis; Mark Wrolstad (June 15, 1996). "Now Boarding: Rail debut has crowds lining up". The Dallas Morning News.

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