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MATA is 21st century Trolley system, operating historic Dallas streetcars over a 4.6 mile track in Uptown to the Arts District in Downtown Dallas. The M-Line provides FREE service, 365 days a year, for commuters and visitors. Want to know where the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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The McKinney Avenue Transit Authority, 3153 Oak Grove at Bowen, Dallas, TX 75204
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Rickety, slow, screeching wheels, but a wonderful ride. Hard to explain, but as we entered, we all three started to relax, and slow down. The crew were quietly polite. Cheerful. The pace is slow, but got us there is good time. Enjoyed the driver slowing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best things to do for free in Dallas. And it's super fun too. One can visit whole of downtown & uptown just by getting into the car at a designated stop. He'll be returned & drop at the same spot...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Virtualme_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great free service and another iconic part of life in Uptown Dallas. There are bars, restaurants, clubs and shops for all tastes. It’s especially fun when there is a big hockey, football, or basketball game on and visiting fans join us for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Cute as a button. Great way to see some sites and get around. Trolley is a great piece of history. Well maintained and courteous staff.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TeamMFamily
Reviewed November 29, 2018

Getting around Dallas was effortless and this trolley service was another means of making this the case. Thoroughly relaxing and enjoyable providing access to parts of the city

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

On a business trip in Dallas our office tower and hotel were right beside the turnaround point for the M Line Trolley. One night I hopped on and rode for a few blocks to experience it. It is a great free way to see the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

Each Trolley in downtown dallas has a story. You can read about each trolley once you start your ride. All drivers are community volunteers and are passionate about show people the best parts of dallas.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Fun way to ride up McKinney and bar hop. Its nice to take tourists and locals alike on the trolley and get the Uptown experience. Trains usually come about every 20 to 30 minutes or so and loop from downtown to West Village continually. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joshua S
Reviewed October 16, 2018

The old M line Trolleys travel through uptown and downtown, with multiple stops that allow you to hop on and hop off. It is FREE and a great way to rest up, (slightly) cool off, and see downtown when you're out and about!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

Great trolley for getting out of the downtown area to eat. It is interesting to just ride &see the city. You can check on line to see how close the next trolley is to you.

Date of experience: October 2018
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You could have brunch or lunch at Rustic, then walk the block to the trolley, keeping your car in Rustic's parking lot IF you're planning to be back up that way to either eat dinner at Rustic or move your car at/just before... More
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Elaine S
Cork, Ireland
McKinney Avenue trolley question (2 Replies)
Hi all, I will be in Dallas for a day doing the usual touristy things. I would like to visit uptown for a few hours. What is the nearest McKinney ave trolley stop to Pioneer plaza or Dealey plaza that I could walk to, to get the trolley uptown? I have looked at the website but find it a bit confusing. Thanks all
December 31, 2013|