Fun Things to Do in December: Sleigh into the Holidays
Fun Things to Do in December: Sleigh into the Holidays
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Why We Slowed Down Our Trains
Why We Slowed Down Our Trains
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4 FREE Ways to #RideDCTA
4 FREE Ways to #RideDCTA
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#AskDCTA: How Does DCTA Prepare for and Operate During Winter Weather?
#AskDCTA: How Does DCTA Prepare for and Operate During Winter Weather?
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What other ways can DCTA better engage t

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April 12, 2013 / By / 1 Comment
What other ways can DCTA better engage the community and seek input on services? We love hearing from customers. #DCTAPubMtg #wearelistening (Visited 32 times, 1 visits today)
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Best Kept Secret in town. Vote for us so

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Best Kept Secret in town. Vote for us so others can learn the benefits of transit. @DentonRC http://ow.ly/iKRB4 (Visited 32 times, 1 visits today)

March 11, 2013 / By / 1 Comment
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Savings Increase for Public Transit Riders

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Gas prices are on the rise again, and that means so are the savings for public transit riders. On Feb. 11, the national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is $3.59. That’s 28 cents higher than last month, 8 cents higher than this date last year, and the highest price ever recorded […]

February 14, 2013 / By / Post a Comment
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DCTA Services Run According to Schedule

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DCTA bus services were not impacted by labor shortages on Monday, January 28th. First Transit, DCTA’s contract operator, and the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) recently reached an agreement. First Transit is contracted to manage the operations of DCTA buses. “We are pleased that First Transit and ATU were able to reach an agreement and not […]

January 28, 2013 / By / Post a Comment
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DCTA Bus Service May Be Impacted on Monday, January 28, 2013

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The Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) has issued a series of rider alerts notifying passengers of the potential for service impacts on Monday, January 28 because of a possible labor shortage.  Bus drivers for DCTA’s demand response and fixed route services are contract employees hired through a management contract with First Transit and are part […]

January 26, 2013 / By / Post a Comment
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Thankful for a Decade of Progress

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 Many of you may not realize this, but a few weeks ago DCTA turned 10.  Yep, the BIG 1-0! On November 5, 2002, voters confirmed the authority with a 73 percent approval rate. Votes were canvassed separately for each of the five cities with more than 12,000 population and for the remainder of the county. This […]

November 20, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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President’s Post – Success of Rail Schedule Modifications

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In August, I posted information on the improvements to the DCTA A-train schedule.  These changes included primarily the addition of mid-day service, the extension of late night service on the weekends, and an earlier start to Saturday service.  While the jury is still out on the weekend service, the rest of the changes and increased […]

October 10, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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President’s Blog – Proposed DCTA Fare Modifications

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Next week, DCTA will conduct Public Meetings to discuss some important modifications to our fare structure.  The proposed modifications will align with our regional partners while also creating some opportunities to promote our mid-day rail service and encourage more trips on our local transit system.  The comments of the public are an important part of […]

October 5, 2012 / By / 1 Comment
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President’s Blog – Proposed Schedule Changes for January, 2013

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Although the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) has just implemented schedule changes in August, we are immediately looking forward to our next series of changes for January. The changes proposed build on our recent August improvements and are the product of significant analysis of our system performance as well as input from the public. The […]

September 14, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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President’s Post – A Glimpse into the FY13 Budget

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As we approach the end of the Fiscal Year (October 1 – September 30) at DCTA, the Board of Directors and the Staff are busy finalizing the budget for next year.  The proposed budget will be presented to the Board and the public at tomorrow’s Board meeting (August 23, 2012) for review and comment.  Final […]

August 22, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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