October 26, 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
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 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
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
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
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
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.
February 11, 2010
Jim Cline, who served as a director for the City of Irving since 1998, replaces Jim Witt who has served the Authority in an interim capacity since early 2009.
May 27, 2009
The 67.7-mile project, known as the Cotton Belt Rail Line, will operate principally on a 54-mile DART-owned rail corridor of the same name.
Join the Metro E-Newsletters and receive the latest news in your e-mail inbox once a week. SIGN UP NOW!
View the latest eNews
Express Tuesday | Express Thursday | University Transit
Hazard Analysis: The Practice of Using Cell Phones While Operating a Transit Vehicle Examining system safety principles, available information in the public domain, recent transit incidents and policies.
More white papers
The full contents of Metro Magazine on your computer! The digital edition is an exact replica of the print magazine with enhanced search, multimedia and hyperlink features. View the current issue
Copyright © 2013 Metro Magazine. All Rights Reserved.