Spring into commuter savings with DART!

Wilmington — While flowers and green grass is bursting all around us, your wallet will also be full of green if you take public transportation. Even with gas prices dropping in the month of April, individuals who ride public transportation instead of driving in the Philly and northern Delaware areas can save, on average, more … Read more

DelDOT Promotes Bicycle Month

Bicycling is an inexpensive and environmentally sensitive alternative to driving Dover — The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is ‘pedaling’ Bicycle Month in May. During the month, DelDOT will sponsor a variety of events to raise public awareness about bicycling as an inexpensive and environmentally sensitive alternative to driving. “Studies show that most motorists take trips … Read more

Wilmington Bike to Work Day – May 17th

Do you bike to work regularly? Or occasionally? Or have you thought about it but just never figured out how to manage the logistics? Save the date, Friday, May 17, and join others biking to work in Wilmington, and thousands across the country who will be biking to work that day. There will be two … Read more

As Gas Prices Rise, Savings in Febraury for Public Transit Riders Increase

Washington, DC — For Immediate Release February 12, 2013 Riding public transportation in the Philly area saves individuals $11,768 a year Washington, D.C. For those dealing with the 30 cent increase in gas prices from last month, taking public transportation instead of driving can be your Silver Linings Playbook. According to the February Transit Savings … Read more

Riding public transportation saves individuals $11,814 a year

Washington, DC — According to the American Public Transportation Association(APTA) October Transit Savings Report, individuals in the Philadelphia area who ride public transportation instead of driving can save, on average, $984 this month, and $11,814 annually. These savings are based on the cost of commuting by public transportation compared to the cost of owning and … Read more

July 4th Transit Service

DART First State services, both fixed route and paratransit, will not operate on Wednesday, Independence Day, July 4, 2012, with the exception of the Resort Transit Routes 201 to 208, its related paratransit service, and the Route 305 Beach Connection. The SEPTA Wilmington Newark Line will operate on its Major Holiday Schedule (same as Saturday/Sunday). … Read more

National Dump The Pump Day – June 21, 2012

On June 21, 2012, American Public Transportation Association (APTA), in partnership with The Sierra Club, The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), and public transportation systems across the country will celebrate the 7th Annual National Dump the Pump Day. In these tough economic times with high gas prices, everyone is looking for a way to save money. National … Read more

DART Service Changes in Kent & New Castle Counties Start July 15, 2012

Wilmington — Lauren Skiver, Executive Director of the Delaware Transit Corporation for the Delaware Department of Transportation, announced that changes to DART First State fixed route bus service in Kent and New Castle Counties will become effective July 15, 2012. Below are the changes by county. *** indicates a change from or an addition to … Read more

Bike-to-Work day is May 20th in Wilmington!

Bike-to-Work Day is an annual event sponsored nationally by the League of American Bicyclists where employees across the City are encouraged to ride their bicycles to their places of employment rather than drive their automobiles. There are several significant reasons why we should encourage biking. First, biking is one of the most environmentally friendly modes of … Read more

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