Why I Ride DCTA – Yashwant Mahendran

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April 28, 2015 / By / Post a Comment

Yashwant of Denton is a wildlife photographer and enjoys chatting with the UNT Shuttle drivers after a long day. Here’s what else he had to say about DCTA:

Q: What do you enjoy most about riding DCTA?

A: After a long day of study at the college, I get my bus at 9:30 p.m., tired and exhausted. The minute I enter the DCTA bus, I feel like home. The drivers greet me with a happy evening, comfort me with words just like my friends back in my country. They talk with me like they’ve known me for a decade and at the end of the trip, they wish me a lovely good night. I mean, I couldn’t ask anything better than traveling on a DCTA after a long exhausting day. A special thanks to all the drivers.

Q: Do you have any thoughts about riding DCTA to passengers and non-passengers?

A: More people should use DCTA services and save fuel for the future.

Q: What are some of your favorite things about riding DCTA?

A: I like a long chat with the driver. I have music in my ears and National Geographic Travel guide in my hands, planning for my next expedition.

Thanks for sharing with us Yashwant! Why do you ride DCTA? Tell us here for a chance to win a 10-pack of regional day passes!

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