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National Publication Highlights DCTA

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The May issue of Metro Magazine featured a story on DCTA and all that the agency has accomplished in such a short period of time. This type of national recognition is a tribute to the regional partnership and local champions that have enabled the Authority to move so quickly and advance service implementation. Thanks for […]

May 8, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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President’s Post – DCTA Bus Ridership

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While the A-train gets a great deal of the press with DCTA, it is essential to recognize the role of the bus system in the services we provide.  In FY11, over 2.4 million passengers boarded our buses in our service area.  This is reflective of a steady growth since the assumption of bus operations by […]

May 4, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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Transit Oriented Development: Imagining the Possible

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Today, the American Public Transportation Association shared with us an article on Transit Oriented Development in the Wall Street Journal. While this article is based on a development in New Jersey, we do not have to look far in North Texas for similar examples and the promise of even more mixed use developments along transit […]

May 3, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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Monday! Monday!

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So April 30th was anything but a typical Monday afternoon commute for most of DCTA’s A-train passengers. DCTA experienced a major signal outage which required the A-train to run at restricted speeds. We realize that this made for a long and frustrating commute home. We are working with our contractor to diagnose the cause of […]

May 1, 2012 / By / 2 Comments
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President’s Post – Balancing Community Needs with Fiscal Responsibility

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DCTA is now in the process of developing service improvements for both bus and rail in advance of schedule revision and publication in August.   While the economy is still struggling, it looks as if we can hold our own on service levels,  and we can at least consider modest improvements.  The residents and businesses of […]

April 29, 2012 / By / 2 Comments
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President’s Post – DCTA Recognized for Financial Transparency by State Comptroller

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As faithful stewards of public funds, DCTA is committed to the complete and acccurate reporting of the business of our agency. This extends beyond meeting the minimum standards of reporting to providing the information in an accessible manner to the public. On April 2, 2012, the Denton County Transportation Authority was recognized by the State Comptroller […]

April 27, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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DCTA Board of Directors Discuss the Business of Public Transportation

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The DCTA Board of Directors meets at least monthly to discuss the business of public transportation in Denton County. Discussions also usually touch on regional and national issues impacting DCTA, our communities and our passengers. Today at 1:30 p.m. at DCTA offices in Lewisville, the Board of Directors is the April meeting. A agenda and packet […]

April 26, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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