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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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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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President’s Post – Regional Partnerships

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In the arena of public policy, the achievement of community goals is greatly enhanced through regional partnerships.  This is particularly important in public transportation.  Since its inception, DCTA has been a great example of what regional cooperation can achieve.  The DCTA system of bus and rail transportation links together communities and universities within Denton County.  […]

May 11, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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DCTA Board of Directors Discuss the Business of Public Transportation

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The DCTA Board of Directors meets at least monthly to discuss the business of public transportation in Denton County. Discussions also usually touch on regional and national issues impacting DCTA, our communities and our passengers. Today at 1:30 p.m. at DCTA offices in Lewisville, the Board of Directors is the April meeting. A agenda and packet […]

April 26, 2012 / By / Post a Comment
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Earth Day Is Every Day at Public Transportation Systems Nationwide

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Exceprt from American Public Transportation Association: Public Transportation use in the United States saves 4.2 billion gallons of gasoline annually The public transportation industry is committed to using environmentally friendly technologies. From using solar bus shelters, operating environmentally-friendly bus and rail vehicles, recycling bus wash water, and incorporating rain gardens at Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) […]

April 22, 2012 / By / 1 Comment