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ALERT provides transportation to and from the airport or train station. We only require that you schedule your transportation needs around our predetermined dates and times, and submit the Transportation Form at least 14 days in advance of your arrival or departure.

Transportation Forms

Before you make your travel plans...

be sure that they fit within the DATE, TIME, and LOCATION parameters below.

2020 Arrival Dates:

  • Jan 4: Emergency Response Training, Leadership & Communication, Aviation & Campus Support Team
  • Mar 7: BT Cadre
  • Mar 14: EMT, Diving, Aviation, Mobile Response Team, & Campus Support Team
  • Mar 20: Basic Training Unit 63
  • Jul 11: Emergency Response Training, Aviation, Technical Rescue & Campus Support Team
  • Sept 12: Fire Academy & BT Cadre
  • Sept 19: Aviation, EMT, Diving & Campus Support Team
  • Sept 25: Basic Training Unit 64

2020 Departure Dates:

  • Mar 14: Departure for ERT, Leadership & Communication, Aviation & Campus Support Team
  • May 15: Departure for Basic Training Unit 63
  • May 30: Departure for EMT, Diving, BT Cadre, Aviation, Mobile Response Team, & Campus Support Team
  • Sept 12: Departure for Technical Rescue
  • Sept 19: Departure for ERT, Aviation & Campus Support Team
  • Nov 21: Departure for Basic Training Unit 64
  • Dec 5: Departure for Aviation, Diving, EMT, BT Cadre & Campus Support Team
  • Dec 12: Departure for Fire Academy

Basic Training:

ALERT Transportation:
– Arrivals must be scheduled before 2:00 PM.
– Departures must be scheduled after 12:00 Noon.

Personal Transportation:
– Arrive on campus no later than 4 PM.
– Departure may be scheduled for any time after the Advancement Ceremony.

Battalion:

For those who have completed Basic Training.

ALERT Transportation:
– Arrivals must be scheduled before 2:00 PM.
– Departures must be scheduled after 12:00 Noon.

Personal Transportation:
– Arrive on campus no later than 4 PM.
– Departure may be scheduled after 6:00 AM the day after training ends.

Arrival/Departure Locations:

• ALERT Headquarters, Big Sandy (Personal Vehicle)
• Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport—DFW (Airplane)
• Dallas Love Field—DAL (Airplane)
• Mineola—Amtrak (Train)

If your travel arrangements are not within the specified parameters, you are responsible to find your own transportation to/from the airport. If this is the case, there are two main options:

Shuttle
www.shuttleofeasttx.com
The closest shuttle stop to the ALERT Campus is Lindale, TX.

Train
Use public transportation from the DFW airport to Union Station and take the train to Mineola, TX.