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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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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
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President’s Post – DCTA Recognized for Financial Transparency by State Comptroller

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As faithful stewards of public funds, DCTA is committed to the complete and acccurate reporting of the business of our agency. This extends beyond meeting the minimum standards of reporting to providing the information in an accessible manner to the public. On April 2, 2012, the Denton County Transportation Authority was recognized by the State Comptroller […]

April 27, 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