Parking is a passionate issue for the DART commuters who will now have to pay for it if they want to park and ride.
DART's "Fair Share" pilot parking-fee program started Monday. Some drivers decided to go to other lots, where there is no charge to park.
Still others are rethinking the train.
"Another $2 [per day], which is going to be another $10 a week, so I have to stretch my money," Maria Walker said.
Walker is one of the commuters who live outside DART's 13-member cities. She will now have to pay to park in lots at the Parker Road and North Carrollton/Frankford stations.
The change made for a full lot at DART's Trinity Mills Station, less than one mile down the tracks from the North Carrollton Station.
Others told News 8 paying $2 per day to park isn't worth it.
"I have an annual pass, and that's quite a bit of money, and now I'm paying for parking," John Hooks said. "Now I might as well drive to my destination."
Parking violators face fines up to $50 per day if they pull in without a permit, but this week DART will issue warning citations only.
"It's over $500 a year, so it's going to put a little cramp in my budget," Debbie Ortega said.