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President Blog – Schedule Enhancements Coming August 20th

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The Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) is in the process of implementing service enhancements to improve both bus and rail operations.  These changes will be effective August 20, 2012, and are part of the regularly planned changes that occur in August and January of each year.  The timing of the changes coincides with the beginning […]

August 13, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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President’s Post – Service to TWU Students, Faculty, and Staff

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In a posting today by TWU leadership, it was announced that the TWU student ID would no longer be valid for travel on the DCTA local bus system.  This announcement referenced a “change in policy” by DCTA.   While we value our relationship with TWU, this statement does not fully explain the course of events.  I […]

July 30, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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Clarification on fare free access to Connect for TWU students, faculty and staff

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Beginning Sept 1, Texas Woman’s University students, faculty and staff will no longer be able to use their TWU IDs to ride the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) Connect Buses for free, however other cost-savings options are available. Historically, DCTA provided fare-free access to TWU facility, staff a…nd students through a contract with the university. […]

July 30, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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Take Action for Clean Air and Ride DCTA This Saturday

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The Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) supports the North Central Texas Council of Governments’ Clean Air Action Day on July 7 and encourages Denton County residents to take action for clean air and ride DCTA Saturday for a little family fun and then tell us about it by logging your commitment at www.airnorthtexas.org. Whether weekend […]

July 6, 2012 / By / 1 Comment
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Another Meeting, More Important, But Difficult Decisions

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Today is the regular monthly board meeting of the DCTA Board of Directors. The main discussion point continues to be service levels on the A-train. Other topics to be discussed are updates on the FY13 budget development process, a report on the reauthorization bill, progress towards PTC implementation and the integration of the new vehicles. […]

June 28, 2012 / By / 4 Comments
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DCTA Summer Youth Passes Now Available

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Discounted passes for area youth now available for purchase. For the fifth year in a row, DCTA is instituting the Summer Youth Pass program which provides unlimited transportation at a discounted price via the Connect, Connect RSVP, UNT Shuttle as well as trips within Denton County on the A-train Mid-day Shuttle Bus and the A-train. […]

June 23, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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It’s Been A While Since Our Last Blog . . .

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Sorry, we have been delinquent in our blogging duties. We have been a little busy doing other things so let me catch you up since our last post. On June 4, 2012, the Federal Railroad Administrator Joseph Szabo presented DCTA and Stadler with an Alternative Vehicle Technology waiver – the first waiver of its kind in […]

June 20, 2012 / By / 1 Comment
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