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Why We Slowed Down Our Trains

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With our recent August service and schedule changes now in effect, you may be wondering why our A-train schedule changed and why our trains are operating at a slower pace. There’s been a lot of chatter about Positive Train Control (PTC) and the process of its implementation, but what does it really mean for the […]

October 23, 2019 / By / Post a Comment
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Roundup: October Public Transit Chatter

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Roundup: October Public Transit Chatter By: Adrienne Hamilton Crisp days and cool nights can only mean one thing – October is finally upon us! This welcome change in weather is similar to the many updates happening in our public transit world. From on-demand service trying to replace fixed routes and Google Pay integration with public […]

October 21, 2019 / By / Post a Comment
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Let Out Your Inner Bookworm – October is #NationalBookMonth

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Reading eBooks or listening to audiobooks this #NationalBookMonth are great ways to pass the time while you #RideDCTA, and it has never been easier with the Denton and Lewisville public libraries. The Denton and Lewisville libraries offer thousands of books at your fingertips and ears. You’ll never be bored again on your commute to work […]

October 8, 2019 / By / Post a Comment
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Roundup: September Public Transit Chatter

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The leaves are beginning to change which means Fall is here! Each season brings a slew of change, which also applies to mobility and transportation. We’ve dug around to find some of the most notable stories this month for you to check out at your leisure. Dallas to Houston High-Speed Rail Inching Closer to Reality […]

September 18, 2019 / By / Post a Comment
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Spot the Difference: Commuter vs. Light Rail

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Have you ever wondered the difference between our train and our neighbors over at Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)? Along with the differences in types of service provided and the area served, there is also a difference in the type of trains we operate. We talked with our rail experts here at DCTA and scoured […]

August 28, 2019 / By / 4 Comments
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Roundup: August Public Transit Chatter

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Saying goodbye to summer is never easy! However, the silver lining is that fall is just around the corner bringing cooler temperature and a beautiful change in scenery. Speaking of change, there are a lot of new transit projects happening right in our backyard and around the world that is changing how we view mobility! […]

August 21, 2019 / By / Post a Comment
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Behind the Scenes: Meet Bus Driver Gilbert Esposito

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You don’t always think about who is behind the wheel of your bus. You get on, send some emails or scroll through Facebook and you get off and go about your day. We’re taking you behind the scenes to meet some of our awesome drivers, operators and supervisors that run our buses and trains! Meet […]

June 25, 2019 / By / Post a Comment
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