Final Vote In: MAX Is Ready to Roll

Articles MAX 06-18-13

If you work in downtown Arlington, need to get to the airport or want to catch a Dallas Mavericks game, Metro ArlingtonXpress will soon allow you to get there.

Thanks to Monday’s vote by the Fort Worth Transportation Authority, the new Metro ArlingtonXpress – or MAX – is ready to begin service August 19.  The venture is a partnership between the City of Arlington, Trinity Railway Express (TRE), the T, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), University of Texas at Arlington and Arlington Chamber of Commerce.

This two-year pilot project features bus service connecting Trinity Railway Express’ CentrePort station to the University of Texas at Arlington located in downtown Arlington.  Buses will make regular trips Monday through Friday, from approximately 5:45 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.

A single day, round-trip pass costs $5. With this pass you can access any DART bus or train or T bus for the entire day on which you purchase the pass. Monthly passes are $80.

Students and seniors may ride MAX for $2.50 round trip with a valid DART or T photo ID. Monthly passes are available for $40.

With these passes you can access any DART, T, or Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) bus or train for the entire day on which you purchase the pass.

Seniors and high school students can get a photo ID from DART by clicking here. Get a photo ID from the T by clicking here.

College Students must get their photo ID from DART (valid in the T system as well). Click here for more details.

MAXimize your Metroplex Experience

  • Connect to Fort Worth via the T or connect to Dallas via DART buses
  • $5 daily pass provides free access to any bus or train in the DART, T or DCTA systems
  • Free parking at CentrePort and College Park North Parking Lot
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • MAX also can carry bikes

Stay tuned for more information about MAX. A new website is expected to launch in the near future.

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That is great, but I don’t understand why there is not a stop somewhere in the Entertainment District. A good spot would be at Randol Mills and Ballpark way. That would be an easy walk to Six Flags and Cowboy Stadium. Park and ride parking is also available near there. Also they need to allow the Cowboys, Six Flags, Texas Rangers and other major partners in Arlington to buy Advertisement on the buses as well as posting UTA and City of Arlington emblems on the bus. You do this both as advertisement for major partners here, but also to let… Read more »

Is it really free parking at uta to ride this even if you are not a uta student? Where do you buy the ticket at- uta?