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Another Meeting, More Important, But Difficult Decisions

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Today is the regular monthly board meeting of the DCTA Board of Directors. The main discussion point continues to be service levels on the A-train. Other topics to be discussed are updates on the FY13 budget development process, a report on the reauthorization bill, progress towards PTC implementation and the integration of the new vehicles. […]

June 28, 2012 / By / 4 Comments
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DCTA Summer Youth Passes Now Available

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Discounted passes for area youth now available for purchase. For the fifth year in a row, DCTA is instituting the Summer Youth Pass program which provides unlimited transportation at a discounted price via the Connect, Connect RSVP, UNT Shuttle as well as trips within Denton County on the A-train Mid-day Shuttle Bus and the A-train. […]

June 23, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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It’s Been A While Since Our Last Blog . . .

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Sorry, we have been delinquent in our blogging duties. We have been a little busy doing other things so let me catch you up since our last post. On June 4, 2012, the Federal Railroad Administrator Joseph Szabo presented DCTA and Stadler with an Alternative Vehicle Technology waiver – the first waiver of its kind in […]

June 20, 2012 / By / 1 Comment
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DCTA Board Action on Service Changes

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On May 24, 2012, the Denton County Transportation Authority Board of Directors approved additional rail service for the A-train to include mid-day rail service Monday through Friday. This action follows a series of public meetings and community surveys where the implementation of mid-day rail service was identified as the top priority. Other improvements considered and […]

May 24, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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DCTA Board of Directors Meeting Today

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The Denton County Board of Directors regular monthly worksession and meeting is today at our administrative headquarters in Lewisville. Major topics include adoption of the revised FY12 budget and the transit service parameters for August 20th changes. The agenda and complete board packet is available online. DCTA conducted a series of public outreach efforts starting as […]

May 24, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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President’s Message – DCTA’s New Bus Operating and Maintenance Facility

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The award of an $8.2 million FTA grant to DCTA for the construction of our Bus O&M Facility was a landmark achievement for the agency.  This facility will replace the interim facilities co-located with the City of Denton Landfill. The new facility will be located on Teasley near Shady Oaks in Denton, and includes facilities for repair, […]

May 23, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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“Rail Ready” rail safety presentation

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“Rail Ready” rail safety presentation on 5/17 at @RideDCTA transit center. Motorist safety will be covered including not stopping on tracks and not driving around barricades.

May 15, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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