|DART light rail station|
|Location||Along Pacific Avenue, between Akard and Field Streets, Dallas, Texas 75202|
|Owned by||Dallas Area Rapid Transit|
|Platforms||2 side platforms|
|Connections||All downtown bus routes stop within close proximity to one or more downtown rail stations.|
|Structure type||At grade|
|Opened||June 14, 1996|
|Closed||May 29-July 7, 2008 (for renovations)|
Akard station or Akard Street station is a DART Light Rail station in Dallas, Texas. It is located in the City Center District on Pacific Avenue, between Akard and Field Streets. It opened on June 14, 1996, and is a station on the Red, Orange, Green and Blue lines, serving Elm Place, One Main Place, Renaissance Tower, Thanks-Giving Square and Thanksgiving Tower.
Akard Station was closed on May 29, 2008, for more than a month to raise the platform level to match the height of the 100 new DART Light Rail cars also being modified at that time. The station reopened on July 7, 2008.
- Lindenberger, Michael (May 30, 2008). "DART'S Akard Station closing". The Dallas Morning News. Retrieved December 4, 2010.
- Howell, Curtis; Mark Wrolstad (June 15, 1996). "Now Boarding: Rail debut has crowds lining up". The Dallas Morning News.