STAR Transit connects you to the DART Rail Green Line via Express Bus Route 282 (COMPASS, City Of Mesquite PASSenger Shuttle) from the Mesquite Park & Ride, the Balch Springs Midtown Express and the Seagoville Express. We also connect you to the DART Rail Blue Line via the Hutchins Shuttle Route 401 and Route 501 in DeSoto.
COMPASS is weekday express bus service between Mesquite’s Hanby Stadium (410 East Davis Street in Mesquite) and Lawnview Station on the DART Green Line. The first bus leaves Hanby Stadium at 5:02 a.m. and the last bus departs Lawnview Station at 6:56 p.m.
The Balch Springs Midtown Express operated by STAR Transit has two routes, 101 and 102. If a trip to the DART Buckner station is requested, bus 101 will depart the Peachtree Senior Living Apartments and head to the station. The routes operate Monday – Friday, 4:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The Seagoville Express operated by STAR Transit is a fixed route starting at the Villas of Seagoville and ending at the Seagoville Senior Center. There are 11 designated stops along this route. If a trip to the DART Buckner station is requested, the bus will depart Creekside of Seagoville and head to the station. The route operates Monday – Friday, 5:30 a.m. to 8:29 a.m., 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 7:40 p.m.
The Hutchins Shuttle West A and West B is now Route 401. The route serves the UNT Dallas Station on the DART Rail Blue line, FedEx Home Delivery, the Hutchins Senior Center and Cedar Valley College. Additional stops include the Amazon Fulfillment Center FTW 1 and the Hutchins Gateway Apartments. The route operates Monday – Friday, 5:30 am – 12:45 am and Saturday & Sunday, 5:30 am – 8:30 am, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
Route 501 serves the City of DeSoto, including area industrial parks with stops located at the Kohl’s e-Fulfillment Center and Wal-Mart Distribution. The route also accesses Methodist Charlton Medical Center and the UNT Dallas Station on the DART Rail Blue Line. This route connects DeSoto to cities located in the inland port area with transfer points at The Crossing Shopping Center and the UNT Dallas Station on the Hutchins Shuttle Route 401. The route operates Monday – Friday, 4:45 am – 9:36 am and 2:45 pm – 6:36 pm.