Employee Dart Passes - FAQ
Do I need a DART Transit Pass to ride the Route 883 Comet Cruiser bus?
No, a DART Transit Pass is not required to ride the Route 883 Comet Cruiser. Anyone can ride the Comet Cruisers without charge.
Which services are included with the annual pass?
Annual pass holders have access to local DART service, which includes:
- Red, Blue, Green and Orange Line Trains
- Local buses
- FLEX service along local service routes
Note: Local fare is valid for all bus routes except express routes numbered in the 200s to downtown Dallas.
For further information on DART service levels, please visit dart.org.
How long is the DART annual pass valid?
The DART annual pass is valid for the full calendar year, January 1 through December 31.
Who can purchase a DART annual pass through UT Dallas Parking and Transportation Services?
All benefit-eligible employees of UT Dallas may purchase a DART annual pass at the Parking and Transportation Services office (Bursar – SSB 2.300).
What types of DART passes are available?
Faculty and staff may purchase annual local DART passes at UT Dallas. Local passes may be upgraded to regional passes with an Employee Preferred Pass Form, which must then be taken to the DART Store at Akard Station. Please contact email@example.com to obtain this required form before proceeding to the DART Store.
Can I keep my DART annual pass if I leave the University?
Yes, you can keep your annual pass.
Are DART annual passes refundable?
No, DART annual passes are not refundable.
Can I pay for a DART annual pass through pre-tax payroll deductions?
No, the DART annual pass is not an approved payroll deduction.
What forms of payment are accepted for DART Transit Passes?
The Bursar accepts payments in cash, check, credit or debit cards.
How can I avoid possible lines at the Bursar’s Office?
You may avoid lines at the Bursar's Office by placing yourself in a virtual queue. Appointments can be made during normal business hours by calling toll-free 1-855-883-7537 or texting "UT Dallas" to 626-414-3210. Standard text messaging rates will apply.
What if I am a staff member who attends classes under the tuition benefits program? Am I eligible for a student DART pass?