Stay Cool this Summer Riding Transit
Stay Cool this Summer Riding Transit
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#AskDCTA: What Type of Fare Do I Need When I Ride DCTA?
#AskDCTA: What Type of Fare Do I Need When I Ride DCTA?
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Why I Ride – John S.
Why I Ride – John S.
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Splurge on Yourself by Riding Public Transit
Splurge on Yourself by Riding Public Transit
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DCTA Board of Directors Discuss the Business of Public Transportation

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April 26, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
The DCTA Board of Directors meets at least monthly to discuss the business of public transportation in Denton County. Discussions also usually touch on regional and national issues impacting DCTA, our communities and our passengers. Today at 1:30 p.m. at DCTA offices in Lewisville, the Board of Directors is the April meeting. A agenda and packet […]
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DCTA to Exchange Canned Food Item for FREE Regional Day Pass at Arts & Jazz Festival

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Make plans to head to Denton this weekend for the 32nd Annual Arts & Jazz Festival April 27, 28 and 29 for great music, good food, beautiful art and many activities that are open to anyone. This year DCTA will hold a canned food drive benefiting the Denton Community Food Center, a non-profit organization serving […]

April 24, 2012 / By / Post a 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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UNT is a great #transit partner and are

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UNT is a great #transit partner and are definately making a dfiference #Earth Day. Glad to see so many making smart transprotation choices. http://ow.ly/aq95R

April 20, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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High Tech with High Touch

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The Denton County Transportation Authority is getting quite tech savvy these days. DCTA has had email rider alerts, website and facebook for several years. A few years ago, we added our transit schedules to Google Transit and RouteShout. This allowed customers with smart phones to plan trips based on our published schedule. In the last […]

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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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RT @fta_dot: @APTA_Transit reports: Ridi

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RT @fta_dot: @APTA_Transit reports: Riding public #transit instead of driving can save you $10,000 a year as gas prices remain high: http://t.co/QWDdGfSV

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#EarthDay is this weekend! What will U d

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#EarthDay is this weekend! What will U do 2 protect our planet? #transit reduces fuel use & encourages more sustainable development.

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Positive Train Control – Improved Safety for Commuter Rail

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After a very tragic commuter rail accident in Southern California (ultimately linked to a train engineer texting and missing a signal), legislation was introduced at the federal level to require the implementation of positive train control on freight and commuter railroads.  While there has been much debate over the high cost of this unfunded federal […]

April 17, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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Grab your markers and paper! @DentonRC

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Grab your markers and paper! @DentonRC & @RideDCTA are holding a Rail Safety Poster Contest. Masterpieces due June 8 http://ow.ly/ak6tG

April 17, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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