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Get Your Ticket to Adventure with Our Summer Youth Pass

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It’s that time of year again which can only mean one thing – it’s time to purchase your DCTA Summer Youth Pass! For only $30, kids can navigate our entire local system in June, July, and August. One new exciting addition this year is the inclusion of our new services in Highland Village: Connect Shuttle […]

May 4, 2016 / By / Post a Comment
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DCTA Goes Green for Earth Day

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On April 22, the world will celebrate Earth Day, a movement that continues to inspire, challenge ideas, ignite passion, and motivate people to action. For many of us, when we think about Earth Day, we think of groups gathering to improve a park or picking up litter in our neighborhoods. But the Earth Day Network […]

April 12, 2016 / By / Post a Comment
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Transit Driver Appreciation Day Celebration Tips

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Our bus and rail operators work hard for you and the other passengers that use our services. They navigate unpredictable traffic and construction zones in large vehicles, often in less-than-friendly weather. And that’s not all they do! They help lost passengers find their way and make sure everyone stays safe, both on board and while […]

March 17, 2016 / By / 1 Comment
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Our Guide to Your Spring Break Staycation

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Don’t have any plans to get away for Spring Break this year – no worries! We’ve got you covered with some fun activities and places to visit right in your backyard that are accessible via transit. Check out all the places you can go without an airplane ticket: Dallas-Fort Worth Attractions Dallas Zoo – check […]

March 11, 2016 / By / Post a Comment
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Meet Gloria Vila: DCTA Customer Service Extraordinaire

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Gloria Vila, a Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) Customer Service representative, rides the A-train from the Old Town Station to the Euline Brock Downtown Denton Transit Center (DDTC) every day to work. While on the A-train, she enjoys listening to music, scrolling Facebook and talking with her grandkids, who also ride the A-train every morning […]

February 25, 2016 / By / 2 Comments
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Spreading DCTA Love Throughout Denton County

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Much like a good love story, DCTA is consistently in search of a happy ending. Many of those happy endings come to fruition by way of new and longstanding partnerships throughout our community. Currently, DCTA is partnering with Denton ISD to provide a safer route for Ryan High School students who travel along East McKinney […]

February 15, 2016 / By / Post a Comment
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UPDATE: Ride Public Transit for a Healthier Heart

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Taking advantage of public transportation can benefit you in many ways – including better health! Several recent studies have found that use of public transportation delivers numerous health and safety benefits, including having lower risk of high blood pressure, diabetes, and being overweight. In honor of American Heart Month, here’s some info on how DCTA […]

February 4, 2016 / By / Post a Comment
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