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January 22, 2014

Dallas/Fort Worth transit agencies to survey riders

DART, TRE, The T and DCTA are partnering with the North Central Texas Council of Governments to determine how residents are using the regional transit system and what changes could be made in the future.


November 4, 2013

U. of La. Lafayette names new transportation director

Cheri Soileau previously worked as a senior transit planner for the Denton County Transportation Authority and planned and scheduled bus routes, including nine university shuttles, for the University of North Texas.


September 10, 2013

Texas transit agencies unveil mobile ticketing app

Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Fort Worth Transportation Authority, and Denton County Transportation Authority will make GoPass available starting Sept. 16. In recent years, the three agencies have collaborated to improve payment options for customers by issuing a common regional pass and deploying ticket vending machines that accept credit/debit cards.


October 26, 2012

Texas' DCTA ridership up 17% in 2012

The full implementation of the A-train, improved bus connectivity, and the addition of midday and expanded service on Friday and Saturday nights contributed to the 17% increase in 2012.


August 31, 2012

University, DCTA do not renew contract

Texas Women's University made its decision because the cost for DCTA to provide the service has escalated greatly since the two entered into their first contract in 2005.


June 18, 2012

DCTA puts Stadler GTWs in revenue service

DCTA purchased 11 diesel-electric GTW 2/6 articulated rail vehicles from Stadler. The vehicles offer level boarding and incorporate enhanced passenger information systems and video surveillance.


April 23, 2012

DCTA adds 18 buses to U. of North Texas routes

Costing $3.6 million altogether, the buses have a life expectancy of 10 years and are able to carry three bikes in comparison to current buses which can fit only two. An increasing number of students are using a combination of bikes and the buses on campus.


April 10, 2012

DCTA launches customer communication app

Smart phone users simply open the application, select an issue, take a picture and tap “submit” — the application picks up the exact location and sends the issue directly to the agency staff member responsible for addressing the issue.


February 2, 2012

Denton County files alt vehicle tech waiver

The submission completes months of study and analysis, in cooperation with the FRA, DCTA's Swiss vehicle supplier Stadler and systems consultant LTK Engineering Services, to establish the equivalency of the Stadler vehicle design with traditional United States compliance standards.


June 17, 2010

DART, DCTA, The T promote employer transit benefits

Campaign provides the transportation agencies a cohesive voice when asking the public to "Stop Talking Out of Your Tailpipe" and participate in Employer Transit Benefits programs or, encourage their employers to offer the programs.


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