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Fun Things to Do in April!

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Spring is in the air! Check out the different musicals and festival going on this month!   Lewisville ColorPalooza Festival (April 9 – 10, 2016) ColorPalooza: A Celebration of Spring is a new outdoor festival taking place Saturday, April 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Old Town Lewisville. The free festival will feature […]

April 4, 2016 / By / 3 Comments

Happening this weekend: Music, Films, Art and Sports

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Looking for something to do locally this weekend? Here are some ideas: MUSIC/FILMS The Thin Line Festival will be all over Denton, with documentaries and other short films being shown at the Campus Theater and music performances at Hailey’s and Dan’s Silver Leaf both Friday and Saturday night. For more information, including how to purchase tickets, […]

February 19, 2015 / By / Post a Comment

Gas Prices Cramping Vacation Fantasies? Try a Staycation Instead

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Summer travel can be expensive.  With the cost of gas and airline tickets, it’s easy to come to the conclusion that a vacation is out of the question this summer. DCTA is encouraging area residents to consider a staycation and experience all the Denton County and North Texas have to offer. Transit makes staycations easier […]

June 22, 2012 / By / 1 Comment

Rail Conference Comes to Dallas

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Next week (June 3 – 6) North Texas will showcase its rail transit system to industry peers when the American Public Transportation Association Annual Rail Conference comes to town. Hosted in large part by Dallas Area Rapid Transit, this event will allow other transit agencies and contractors see the investments North Texans has made in rail […]

May 30, 2012 / By / Post a Comment

Transit Oriented Development: Imagining the Possible

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Today, the American Public Transportation Association shared with us an article on Transit Oriented Development in the Wall Street Journal. While this article is based on a development in New Jersey, we do not have to look far in North Texas for similar examples and the promise of even more mixed use developments along transit […]

May 3, 2012 / By / Post a Comment