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Your Must-Have Back to School Guide

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The summer days are drifting away, and it’s almost time to go back to school! Preparation is key as you get back into the daily school routine. Make sure you’re ready for all the upcoming school year can bring with our handy tips. Here are the top ways to best prepare for the inevitable farewell […]

July 31, 2019 / By / Post a Comment
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Capture This: July Photo Roundup

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This month was filled with selfies on the A-train, tours and more! These are some of the posts from our riders that were our favorite this month! Make sure to tag #RideDCTA in any of your future DCTA adventures, such as riding the bus or A-train, for a chance to be featured next month!

July 30, 2019 / By / Post a Comment
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#AskDCTA: How can I become a DCTA bus operator?

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Have you ever wondered what happens when you lose an item on the bus or A-train? Want to prevent your passes from getting lost or stolen? Now you can #AskDCTA! In our monthly blog content series, our customer service team answers frequently-asked rider questions to better engage with our riders and improve their experience when […]

July 25, 2019 / By / Post a Comment
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Roundup: July Public Transit Chatter

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The year is now more than halfway over, but that hasn’t stopped the slew of transit news that keeps on piling in! From decked-out bus stops to bamboo trains, check out our top stories we’ve rounded up for you to read this month: Bus stop transformed into “first-class” experience Who would’ve thought you could glamorize […]

July 23, 2019 / By / Post a Comment
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Dress for Success: Summertime Transit Tricks

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If you’ve ever experienced a Texas summer, then you know how challenging it can be to dress for work and avoid the inevitable summer sweats, especially when taking public transit. From unsightly pit stains to sweaty hair, the summer heat has a way of ruining any attempt to be fashion-forward. I have faced decades of […]

July 22, 2019 / By / Post a Comment
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From the Riders: Embarrassing Transit Stories

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Have you ever hopped on the wrong bus or pulled the stop request early? We’ve all been there. Getting distracted by a conversation or dozing off while riding happens to the best of us. But sometimes making a mistake can lead to adventure or sometimes a funny story. We asked our riders to tell us […]

July 18, 2019 / By / Post a Comment
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Customer Feature: Employee Pass Program Rider Eric Bright

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Did you know we offer discounts for groups of employees? Employers can make sure their employees have ample modes of transportation by enlisting in these deals! We asked Eric Bright why he decided to use the Employee Pass Program and why he still loves using it today! Q: Why did you decide to use the […]

July 9, 2019 / By / Post a Comment
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