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Happy Birthday to Us!

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It’s our birthday today! On November 5, 2002, Denton County voters approved the confirmation of DCTA by 73 percent. To celebrate, we’re listing off cool DCTA facts and information for each year we’ve been in operation: 2002 – DCTA was born. 2003 – DCTA’s Executive Committee becomes Board of Directors to serve as the governing […]

November 5, 2015 / By / Post a Comment
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Public Transportation Myths – Debunked!

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There are many misconceptions about riding public transportation. But we’re here to set the record straight on some common myths about the public transit industry. Below are popular myths that we’ve tackled: People don’t use public transportation anymore. This is false, as national stats are actually on the rise. According to American Public Transportation Association […]

October 16, 2015 / By / Post a Comment
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Top Four Things to Know about DCTA’s Comprehensive Operational Analysis

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We are conducting a complete service review of the existing Connect and Connect RSVP bus services in Denton, Lewisville and Highland Village. In order to successfully improve these services, we need your feedback! Check out the top four things you need to know about our Comprehensive Service Analysis to help shape the future of DCTA: […]

September 18, 2015 / By / Post a Comment
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The Golden Rules of Public Transportation Etiquette

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Riding public transportation can be a fun and pleasant experience. However, when people don’t behave appropriately while riding public transit, it can make for an unpleasant ride. Don’t be the person everyone despises by not following proper public transportation etiquette. Below are quick tips to follow to ensure a smooth ride for both you and […]

August 20, 2015 / By / 2 Comments
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LISTEN: The Official DCTA A-train Playlist

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Is your playlist while you watch Denton County whiz by on the A-train getting stale? Look no further – we have a perfect Spotify playlist for your A-train commute! This mix is an eclectic bunch of newer tracks, mixed in with classic favorites from Duke Ellington, Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson and Simon and Garfunkel. […]

July 23, 2015 / By / Post a Comment
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LISTEN: Top 10 Songs for Your A-train Rail Trail Adventure!

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Whether you bike to school, walk to a DCTA station or hit the pavement for a weekend run, DCTA’s A-train Rail Trail is a great place to start. The trail parallels I-35 and provides direct access to many popular destinations between Denton and Lewisville, so whether you’re in for the 21-mile haul or you’re looking […]

May 19, 2015 / By / Post a Comment
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Make a Difference on Earth Day!

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On April 22, 2015, people all over the world will celebrate the 45th anniversary of Earth Day to raise awareness about environmental issues and inspire individuals to “think globally and act locally.” Today, the environmental problems facing the world are enormous, but it’s not too late to affect change. Each of us has the power […]

April 21, 2015 / By / Post a Comment
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