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Disclaimer: This pro­file is made available for general information purpose. The pro­file is accurate as of May 2024. You may visit the transit agency’s website or contact the transit agency’s contact person for the latest information

The City of Arlington, under Texas Transportation Code Chapter 458, serves as an urban transit district for the part of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington (DFWA) urbanized area (UZA) within its service area and therefore receives state funding. The Transportation Department for the City of Arlington provides two transit programs, Handitran and Arlington On-Demand. It is governed by the Arlington City Council.

Handitran service began in 1981 providing demand-response services for elderly (65 or older) and persons with disabilities (must be certified). The current service area extends 1.5 miles beyond the city limits. Most of the service area falls within Tarrant County and is urbanized. The remaining parts of the DFWA UZA are served by two regional transportation authorities (Dallas Area Rapid Transit [DART] and Trinity Metro), two other limited-eligibility transit providers (the City of Grand Prairie and Northeast Transportation Services), and the City of Mesquite. Handitran connects to the Trinity Rail Express at the Bell Spur and Centreport stations, and one bus stop of Trinity Metro in northwest Arlington.

The Arlington On-Demand service began in late 2017 and provides convenient and affordable rides to the general public, using ADA accessible vehicles on request. Services are provided within City limits only except for a connection to the CentrePort TRE Station and two Trinity Metro bus stations in the Eastchase area of Fort Worth.

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Projects in FY2023-2028  

Implementation Fiscal Year Project Name Cost