DART to Host Community Conversations in New Castle County

Public transportation plays an essential role in the lives of thousands of Delawareans. It provides vital connections, bolsters the economy, improves the environment and helps to enhance our quality of life. Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) proudly operates DART services in the First State.

Please join DART for a Community Conversation where preliminary routing proposals to serve the new Wilmington Transit Center will be presented, as well as proposals to improve service in the greater Middletown area. We would like your feedback, prior to finalizing proposals for upcoming public hearing workshops for the May 2020 Service Change.

New Castle County Community Conversations:

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 – 5 PM to 7 PM
Wilmington Library (The Commons)
10 East 10th Street, Wilmington 19801

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 – 5 PM to 7 PM
WILMAPCO, The Tower at Star Campus
100 Discovery Blvd., Suite 800, Newark 19713

Stop in any time during the hours above to join the conversation in group discussions or one-on-one with DART team members.


  • The Wilmington Transit Center is under construction and scheduled to open in May 2020. This new facility conveniently located near the Wilmington Train Station will be served by most bus routes in Wilmington, and will have the capacity to stage 10 buses without blocking city streets. The Transit Center will offer customers a covered seated waiting area, real-time bus displays, ticket sales, Wi-Fi, USB charging stations, access to restrooms, vending machines, and bike racks with a bike repair station. Routes 2, 6, 10, 13, 14, 16, 18, 20, 25, 28, 31, 33, 35, 40, 45, 47, 52, 54, 55 and 301 that presently stop at Amtrak Station will be relocated to serve the new facility, along with an extension of Route 5.
  • In addition, you can review concepts to improve service in the greater Middletown area, affecting Newark Routes 46 and 302.Please bring your own topics, suggestions and ideas to the conversation!If an accommodation such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired or a language translator is needed, please call (302) 760-2827, one week in advance.

Can’t make it? Visit Community Conversations to review maps and provide comments or call 1-800-652-DART to learn more.

The Delaware Transit Corporation, a subsidiary of the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), operates DART First State. For more information, please visit www.DartFirstState.com or call 1-800-652-DART. Real-Time Bus Information and DART Pass, the mobile fare payment option, are both available on the free DART Transit App (iOS and Android).