Text DFW to 24042 to join 97.9 The Beat’s mobile club for exclusive news (Terms & Conditions). Follow The Beat On Twitter: A teenager, Christopher Bonilla, was recently killed in a bus/train accident in Athens, Texas (about 1.5 hours outside of Dallas). The teen’s 9 year-old cousin, Joselyne Torres, who was the only other student on […]

The Milwaukee County Transit System honored RosaParks by keeping an open seat with a rose on every bus from Friday through Sunday.  Every bus reserved a seat for Rosa Parks with a red rose, her picture, and a sign with one of her famous quotes: “My only concern was to get home after a hard day’s […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: DART bus driver, Larry Hearn, was recently killed in Lancaster outside of his home, while on break between shifts. At this time police have no suspects or witnesses. It’s been reported by CBS11 News that family members are still in shock of the senseless violence that took the man they all […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: 1 Mesquite ISD student who attended James Terry Middle School died after the bus crashed yesterday. Over 40 other students were on the bus as well; 3 of them being injured and taken to the hospital. The bus also caught on fire and students were rescued by first responders. The […]

On Saturday, DART’s local day pass is going up from $5 to $6 and the regional pass from $10 to $12. Monthly and Annual passes will go up as well.  DART is ending the 2-hour passes and instead offering an A.M. and P.M. pass for $3. $2.50 (cash only) for a single-ride pass is coming back […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: A woman in Dallas was killed Sunday afternoon after being struck by a car. The woman was waiting on the bus near Buckner and Peavy when the accident occurred. Information about the driver of that car has not been released yet. See the video below for more info (be patient as […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: 1 man in Dallas died in his Dodge Charger vehicle, that caught on fire, after he crashed into a DART Bus early this morning (7/27/18). Even with the fire departments help, the fire still continued on. See the video below for more info (be patient as it loads or refresh page […]

Cynthia Coleman felt “like a leper” when the deacons exiled her and her service dog to the back pew.

In today's joke, Rock-T asks, why did the frog take the bus to work?

Families in Chattanooga, Tennessee, are grieving this week as they bury five children who lost their lives in a bus accident. Rickey Smiley dedicates this praise break to them, and whoever else listening that might be grieving the loss of a loved one. Listen to the audio player to hear Marvin Sapp‘s powerful song “He […]

A man decided, after getting locked out of his car, that he would steal a city bus instead! Listen to the audio player to hear…

In today’s joke, Rock-T tells a story about what happens when a woman and her baby board a bus! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Listen to…