Gingerbread, Presents and Santa…Oh my! Fun Things to Do in December
Gingerbread, Presents and Santa…Oh my! Fun Things to Do in December
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#AskDCTA: How Does DCTA Prepare for and Operate During Winter Weather?
#AskDCTA: How Does DCTA Prepare for and Operate During Winter Weather?
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Capture This: November Photo Roundup
Capture This: November Photo Roundup
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Roundup: December Public Transit Chatter
Roundup: December Public Transit Chatter
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Positive Train Control – Improved Safety for Commuter Rail

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April 17, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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 […]
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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 (Visited 33 times, 1 visits today)

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Investments in Infrastructure are Investments into the Economy

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The US Department of Treasury released a new analysis on the economic effects of infrastructure investment. This report underscores the need to continue to invest in highways and transit programs (of course, we are more partial to the latter). On average, 12% of the household income ($7,600) is spent on transportation. For 90% of Americans, transportation […]

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RT @ridedcta: Take @RideDCTA instead RT

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RT @ridedcta: Take @RideDCTA instead RT @mashable: Put the Phone Down: April Is Distracted Driving Awareness Month – http://t.co/m9CTRUAp (Visited 26 times, 1 visits today)

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President Post: Safety Campaign

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Light rail and commuter trains, like the A-train, link cities and suburbs, provide alternatives to congested highways, offer more affordable travel options, and lead to a cleaner, more sustainable quality of life. With higher fuel prices and the increasing demand for transit options, public transportation ridership in North Texas and across the nation continues to […]

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Downtown Denton is a Great Transit Destination

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DCTA met with the Downtown Denton Task Force today to discuss future service changes and to discuss ways DCTA and our downtown Denton partners can collaborate to build ridership and bring visitors to Downtown Denton. Downtown Denton has so many great things to offer visitors – food, music, art and history. And transit is a […]

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Introducing Transit Talk!

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DCTA is always looking for new and better ways to communicate to our customers. This week, we introduced GoRequest, an web-based mobile application that allows customers to offer comments, commendation or complaints about our service. Today, we introduce Transit Talk, a blog that DCTA will use to provide regular updates on DCTA happenings and transit industry news. DCTA president, […]

April 11, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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