DALLAS — Dallas Area Rapid Transit is looking for solutions for a recently uncovered $1 billion funding gap in its light-rail development program. Among the ideas being floated are more borrowing, diversion of funds from other projects, and possibly a public-private partnership of some kind.

“We would have to take a different approach than other private-public partnerships such as toll roads, as transit is subsidized whereas toll roads generate their own revenue,” said Gary Thomas, DART’s president and executive director.

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