With so many things to see and do in Downtown Dallas, walking is the easiest way to explore this amazing city. Downtown Dallas is increasingly walkable and can be traversed on foot in about 30 minutes. Getting around Downtown and completing daily errands by walking are a breeze, so says our walk score of 95. In addition to walking, Downtown Dallas offers a variety of transportation options to suit multiple needs and lifestyles.
Founded in 1983 with the intent of returning heritage streetcars to the streets of Dallas, the McKinney Avenue Transit Authority successfully accomplished that goal in July of 1989. The M-Line’s air-conditioned and heated restored vintage trolleys operate normally 365 days a year, providing safe, clean, reliable, and convenient public transportation between Downtown and Uptown free of charge.
Electric Scooter Share
Hours of Operation: 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Dockless electric scooters and vehicles have returned to Downtown Dallas! The return of scooters comes with updated regulations made possible by new advancements in location-based technologies aimed at ensuring riders’ safety while decreasing dangerous usage, equitable distribution of scooter supply, and keeping sidewalks and public spaces clear. Scooters can be rented through several operators:
Remember, it is illegal to ride bikes or scooters on sidewalks in Downtown Dallas. Please be a courteous rider!
The free service begins at 5:30 a.m. and the cars run until midnight, making connections with the final DART Rail trains at Union Station. Trains operate every 20 minutes.
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There is an abundance of public parking in Downtown Dallas. From paid parking on surface lots, to parking garages, meters, and valet, parking is available throughout Downtown. There are several resources that make finding, reserving, and paying for your parking hassle-free!
BestParking.com - Locate and compare City Center parking
ParkMobile - ParkMobile is a free app & website that helps drivers pay for parking in Downtown Dallas through their mobile app. Receive notifications and extend your time through the app.
Spot Hero - Reserve Downtown Parking Before You Go
Find parking in Downtown Dallas and book ahead of time. Simply book parking online with Parking Panda to enjoy exclusive discounts at thousands of parking garages and private lots and spaces across the city. Plus, once you reserve parking with Spot Hero, your space is guaranteed reserved, so no more driving around the block looking for parking again!
ParkMe - ParkMobile is a free app & website that helps drivers find and pay for parking in Downtown Dallas. Drivers can use ParkMobile to see public parking locations, rates, hours of operations, and even parking meter locations! Additionally, drivers can see if certain locations offer Zipcars.