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Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas

Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas is a commercial and cultural hub of the region. Downtown’s Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza commemorates the site of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in 1963. In the Arts District, the Dallas Museum of Art and the Crow Collection of Asian Art cover thousands of years of art. The sleek Nasher Sculpture Center showcases contemporary sculpture. 

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HOUSING

Housing Tips:

  • Check Local Facebook groups​​​​​​​

  • Please avoid using Craigslist as it is not very reliable​​   

 

Recommended Neighborhoods:

  • North Dallas

  • East Dallas

  • Lower Greenville

  • Oak Lawn

  • Medical District

  • Irving

  • Victory Park

  • Bluffview

  • Uptown (more expensive)

 

PLACES TO FIND HOUSING ACCOMMODATIONS

 

TRANSPORTATION

Modes of Transportation

  • Driving

    • Car is recommended

    • Highway system can be overwhelming, there are 6+ lanes and GPS is not always accurate. Take your time and be aware that people don't know how to merge

  • Public transportation

    • Local and regional

    • ​DART Rail/TRE, buses, Golink, Streetcar

    • Live by public transportation if using

  • Walk​

    • Most walkable neighborhoods: Downtown,  Oak Lawn, Henderson

  • Biking

    • Somewhat bike friendly

Transportation Specific to Dallas/Fort Worth​​​

  • Rail/buses - DART Website

    • Day Pass: local $6, regional $12

    • AM/PM: $3

    • Single Ride: $2.50

    • 31 Day Pass: local $96, regional $192

    • Additional pass prices on website

  • TRE Rail - website

  • Can purchase passes at DART Rail stations, GoPass App, and with a GoPass Tap card 

  • App: GoPass App

 

 

ENTERTAINMENT

Sixth Floor Museum

House of Blues

Nasher Sculpture Center

 

MAP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH, TEXAS

In this map you will find specific information about housing, entertainment, transportation, and ​landmarks around the city. This map has a lot more information once expanded so be sure to check it out in depth

 CONTACT & ALUMNI NETWORK

Contact

People to contact, who have lived in this city before

Alumni Network 

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