DART employees impacted by COVID-19

Page Last Updated: October 14, 2022

DART is committed to transparency with its employees, riders and the public as it continues to deal with the impacts of COVID-19. As a result, DART will update this page as it becomes aware of employees testing positive for COVID-19, more commonly known as coronavirus. We are not releasing employee names or details that could compromise their privacy.

Employee Test results

In 2022, 107 employees have tested positive. 2022 COVID positive cases are reflected in the table below. 

DART employees who tested positive for COVID-19 
  Date tested positive Department
1. Jan.6, 2022 Paratransit Trainee
2. Jan. 7, 2022 Fixed Route Bus Operator
3. Jan. 7, 2022 Fixed Route Bus Operator
4. Jan. 7, 2022 Fixed Route Bus Operator
5. Jan. 9, 2022 Fixed Route Bus Operator
6. Jan. 10, 2022 Fixed Route Bus Operator
7. Jan. 10, 2022 Administrative employee
8. Jan. 10, 2022 Administrative employee
9. Jan. 11, 2022 Fixed Route Bus Operator
10. Jan. 11, 2022 Paratransit Bus Operator
11. Jan. 13, 2022 Maintenance Staff
12. Jan. 13, 2022 Maintenance Staff
13. Jan. 14, 2022 Fixed Route Bus Operator
14. Jan. 17, 2022 Fixed Route Bus Operator
15. Jan. 17, 2022 Fixed Route Bus Operator 
16. Jan. 17, 2022 Maintenance Staff
17. Jan. 17, 2022 Administrative Employee
18. Jan. 17, 2022 Paratransit Trainee
19. Jan. 18, 2022 Fixed Route Bus Operator
20. Jan. 18, 2022 Fixed Route Bus Operator
21. Jan. 19, 2022 Fixed Route Bus Operator
22. Jan. 20, 2022 Maintenance Staff
23. Jan. 21, 2022 Fixed Route Bus Operator
24. Jan. 21, 2022 Fixed Route Bus Operator
25. Jan. 21, 2022 Administrative Employee
26. Jan. 24, 2022 Fixed Route Bus Operator
27. Jan. 27, 2022 Administrative Employee
28. Jan. 28, 2022 Fixed Route Bus Operator
29. Feb. 2, 2022 Fixed Route Bus Operator
30. Feb. 10, 2022 Administrative Employee
31. Feb. 11, 2022 Fixed Route Bus Operator
32. March 14, 2022 Paratransit Operator
33. Apr. 29, 2022 Administrative Employee
34. May 4, 2022 Administrative Employee
35. May 8, 2022 Administrative Employee
36. May 8, 2022 Administrative Employee
37. May 11, 2022 Maintenance Employee
38. May 16, 2022 Fixed Route Bus Operator
39. May 17, 2022 Fixed Route Bus Operator
40. May 17, 2022 Administrative Employee
41. May 18, 2022 Administrative Employee
42. May 18, 2022 Administrative Employee
43. May 19, 2022 Paratransit Operator
44. May 19, 2022 Paratransit Operator
45. May 19, 2022 Administrative Employee
46. May 19, 2022 Administrative Employee
47. May 20, 2022 Administrative Employee
48. May 20, 2022 Administrative Employee
49. May 22, 2022 Administrative Employee
50. May 22, 2022 Administrative Employee
51. May 22, 2022 Maintenance Employee
52. May 22, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
53. May 23, 2022 Administrative Employee
54. May 23, 2022 Administrative Employee
55. May 23, 2022 Administrative Employee
56. May 23, 2022 Paratransit Operator
57. May 24, 2022 Paratransit Operator
58. May 31, 2022 Maintenance Employee
59. June 1, 2022 Maintenance Employee
60. June 6, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
61. June 10, 2022 Administrative Employee
62. June 20, 2022 Maintenance Employee
63. June 21, 2022 Maintenance Employee
64. June 21, 2022 Maintenance Employee
65. June 21, 2022 Paratransit Operator
66. June 23, 2022 Maintenance Employee
67. June 23, 2022 Paratransit Operator
68. June 27, 2022 Maintenance Employee
69. June 27, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
70. June 27, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
71. June 28, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
72. July 6, 2022 Maintenance Employee
73. July 8, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
74. July 12, 2022 Administrative Employee
75. July 18, 2022 Administrative Employee
76. July 18, 2022 Maintenance Employee
77. July 18, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
78. July 18, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
79. July 18, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
80. July 21, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
81. July 21, 2022 Administrative Employee
82. July 21, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
83. July 25, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
84. July 25, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
85. August 1, 2022 Administrative Employee
86. August 12, 2022 Maintenance Employee
87. August 12, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
88. August 12, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
89. August 12, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
90. August 12, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
91. August 12, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
92. August 12, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
93. August 15, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
94. August 15, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
95. August 15, 2022 Administrative Employee
96. August 15, 2022 Administrative Employee
97. August 26, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
98. August 27, 2022 Administrative Employee
99. August 31, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
100. September 9, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
101. September 9, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
102. September 9, 2022 Fixed Route Operator
103. October 3, 2022 Paratransit Operator
104. October 3, 2022 Paratransit Operator
105. October 3, 2022 Maintenance Employee
106. October 7, 2022 Administrative Employee
107. October 14, 2022 Paratransit Operator

In 2021, 38 DART employees tested for COVID-19. These results included:

  • 22 Fixed Route Bus Operators and Trainees,
  • 11 Administrative staff,
  • 5 Maintenance employees, and
  • 2 Paratransit Bus Operators

Between April and December 2020, 71 DART employees tested positive for COVID-19. These results included:

  • 43 Fixed Route Bus Operators,
  • 14 Maintenance employees,
  • 9 Administrative staff, and
  • 4 Paratransit Bus Operators.


Health & safety precautions

DART quickly implemented a variety of measures to promote the health and safety of our employees and riders. These precautions will continue until further notice, and include:

  • Daily cleaning and sanitizing of all DART vehicles, and common spaces of DART’s facilities.
  • Providing employees with protective materials, including sanitizer, gloves and masks.
  • Recommending that riders and employees wear masks when on board a DART bus, or when inside at DART Central Station and continuing to provide masks.
  • Asking riders and employees to practice safe social distancing whenever possible
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