Your UNT Campus Shuttle Route Numbering Cheat Sheet Guide
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3 Reasons University Students Should #RideDCTA
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The Ultimate Lewisville Daycation Guide
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The Ultimate Denton Daycation Guide
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President’s Post – DCTA Bus Ridership

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May 4, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
While the A-train gets a great deal of the press with DCTA, it is essential to recognize the role of the bus system in the services we provide.  In FY11, over 2.4 million passengers boarded our buses in our service area.  This is reflective of a steady growth since the assumption of bus operations by […]
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Transit Oriented Development: Imagining the Possible

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Today, the American Public Transportation Association shared with us an article on Transit Oriented Development in the Wall Street Journal. While this article is based on a development in New Jersey, we do not have to look far in North Texas for similar examples and the promise of even more mixed use developments along transit […]

May 3, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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Monday! Monday!

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So April 30th was anything but a typical Monday afternoon commute for most of DCTA’s A-train passengers. DCTA experienced a major signal outage which required the A-train to run at restricted speeds. We realize that this made for a long and frustrating commute home. We are working with our contractor to diagnose the cause of […]

May 1, 2012 / By / 2 Comments
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President’s Post – Balancing Community Needs with Fiscal Responsibility

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DCTA is now in the process of developing service improvements for both bus and rail in advance of schedule revision and publication in August.   While the economy is still struggling, it looks as if we can hold our own on service levels,  and we can at least consider modest improvements.  The residents and businesses of […]

April 29, 2012 / By / 2 Comments
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President’s Post – DCTA Recognized for Financial Transparency by State Comptroller

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As faithful stewards of public funds, DCTA is committed to the complete and acccurate reporting of the business of our agency. This extends beyond meeting the minimum standards of reporting to providing the information in an accessible manner to the public. On April 2, 2012, the Denton County Transportation Authority was recognized by the State Comptroller […]

April 27, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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DCTA Board of Directors Discuss the Business of Public Transportation

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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 […]

April 26, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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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 (Visited 26 times, 1 visits today)

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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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