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Selfie with Your Favorite Bus Operator Entry – A Good Driver Is….

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One of our first entries came through for our “Selfie with Your Favorite Bus Operator” contest!  This creative entry highlights many of our bus operators and thoughtfully explains why the passenger appreciates them. Thanks Donald for your kind words and participating in our photo contest. Our bus operators will definitely appreciate this recognition, and we […]

March 10, 2014 / By / 1 Comment
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Savings Increase for Public Transit Riders

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Gas prices are on the rise again, and that means so are the savings for public transit riders. On Feb. 11, the national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is $3.59. That’s 28 cents higher than last month, 8 cents higher than this date last year, and the highest price ever recorded […]

February 14, 2013 / By / Post a Comment
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Gas Prices Cramping Vacation Fantasies? Try a Staycation Instead

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Summer travel can be expensive.  With the cost of gas and airline tickets, it’s easy to come to the conclusion that a vacation is out of the question this summer. DCTA is encouraging area residents to consider a staycation and experience all the Denton County and North Texas have to offer. Transit makes staycations easier […]

June 22, 2012 / By / 1 Comment
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Rail Conference Comes to Dallas

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Next week (June 3 – 6) North Texas will showcase its rail transit system to industry peers when the American Public Transportation Association Annual Rail Conference comes to town. Hosted in large part by Dallas Area Rapid Transit, this event will allow other transit agencies and contractors see the investments North Texans has made in rail […]

May 30, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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May is National Bike Month – How will you celebrate?

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DCTA not only promotes transit use but also the use of other alternate transportation modes.  We offer vanpools, promote carpooling/ridesharing and encourage biking/walking.   13% of DCTA commuters use bikes as part of their journey to work or school.  The Denton Rail Trail along the A-train corridor is also heavily used. May is National Bike Month.  To help celebrate, the […]

May 9, 2012 / By / 1 Comment
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Earth Day Is Every Day at Public Transportation Systems Nationwide

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Exceprt from American Public Transportation Association: Public Transportation use in the United States saves 4.2 billion gallons of gasoline annually The public transportation industry is committed to using environmentally friendly technologies. From using solar bus shelters, operating environmentally-friendly bus and rail vehicles, recycling bus wash water, and incorporating rain gardens at Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) […]

April 22, 2012 / By / 1 Comment
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DCTA goes 24/7 with GORequest

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It’s easier than ever to contact the Denton County Transportation Authority The Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) has just made it easier for you to send your requests, questions, and concerns to DCTA staff.  Earlier this month, we launched “GORequest”, a new system that will allow you to contact us 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week in […]

April 18, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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