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DCTA’s Top Picks for the Best Local Family Hangouts

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The weather is beginning to get cooler and your children are back in school, so weekends are some of your only chances to hang out as a family. We’ve got you covered on our top suggestions for family-fun spots along our many bus routes and A-train to make your time even more special!   Lake […]

October 16, 2017 / By / Post a Comment
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Transit Jargon Cheat Sheet for Passengers

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If you’re a DCTA rider or spend any time on a public transit website, you know that there are a lot of terms and phrases unique to the industry. This can be more than a little bit confusing for those new to transit. Don’t worry, we’re here to help you understand the most commonly used […]

October 10, 2017 / By / Post a Comment
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Fashion Tips for Each Season Riding DCTA

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When living in North Texas, you always need to be prepared with essentials such as a compact umbrella and sunglasses because the weather can change in a blink of an eye. Sometimes you may even experience all four seasons in one week! But what about the consecutive days of scorching 100-degree weather or the constant […]

October 5, 2017 / By / Post a Comment
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DCTA’s Top Five State Fair of Texas Travel Tips

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Who’s ready for corn dogs, funnel cakes, and Ferris Wheels? That’s right, it’s that time of year again, when we all head down to Fair Park and spend time with our old pal Big Tex! To make the most of your time and wring every last drop of fun out of the day, don’t forget […]

September 28, 2017 / By / Post a Comment
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Capture This: September Photo Roundup

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It’s one of our favorite times of the month – showing off the awesome photos of our riders we found looking through our social media channels. If you weren’t featured this time (and you want to be) make sure to tag #RideDCTA in any of your future DCTA adventures, such as riding the bus or […]

September 26, 2017 / By / Post a Comment
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#AskDCTA: What are the Best DCTA Transportation Options for College Students?

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Have you ever wondered how to use our GORequest tool to get your questions answered? Not sure what type of fare you need for your next trip? Now you can #AskDCTA! In our new monthly blog series, our customer service team will be answering frequently-asked rider questions to better engage with our riders and improve […]

September 25, 2017 / By / Post a Comment
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Top Reasons to Ditch Your Car on World Car Free Day

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As some of you may know, today is World Car Free Day! For those of you who don’t, World Car Free Day is organized in cities across the globe with the common goal of reducing the number of cars on the streets. So today, ditch your car and discover what it’s like to hear, feel and […]

September 22, 2017 / By / Post a Comment
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