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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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DCTA Board Action on Service Changes

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On May 24, 2012, the Denton County Transportation Authority Board of Directors approved additional rail service for the A-train to include mid-day rail service Monday through Friday. This action follows a series of public meetings and community surveys where the implementation of mid-day rail service was identified as the top priority. Other improvements considered and […]

May 24, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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DCTA Board of Directors Meeting Today

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The Denton County Board of Directors regular monthly worksession and meeting is today at our administrative headquarters in Lewisville. Major topics include adoption of the revised FY12 budget and the transit service parameters for August 20th changes. The agenda and complete board packet is available online. DCTA conducted a series of public outreach efforts starting as […]

May 24, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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President’s Message – DCTA’s New Bus Operating and Maintenance Facility

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The award of an $8.2 million FTA grant to DCTA for the construction of our Bus O&M Facility was a landmark achievement for the agency.  This facility will replace the interim facilities co-located with the City of Denton Landfill. The new facility will be located on Teasley near Shady Oaks in Denton, and includes facilities for repair, […]

May 23, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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“Rail Ready” rail safety presentation

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“Rail Ready” rail safety presentation on 5/17 at @RideDCTA transit center. Motorist safety will be covered including not stopping on tracks and not driving around barricades.

May 15, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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Just before 3:30 p.m., a pickup truck di

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Just before 3:30 p.m., a pickup truck did not fully clear the tracks at the Purnell Street crossing in Lewisville. The vehicle was clipped by the train. No injuries were reported. Service resumed at 4:10 p.m.

May 15, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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Stop Talking Out Your Tailpipe!

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Stressing the need to develop regional solutions to the challenge of air quality, the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) and the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) are joining forces through the May to September ozone season to promote Employer Transit Benefits programs. In addition to the core tool of increased transit use, other approaches […]

May 11, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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