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January 15, 2014

Texas' DCTA launches new marketing campaign

The agency is looking to increase A-train ridership by encouraging current and potential passengers to ride its commuter rail to avoid heavy traffic on I-35E for a hassle-free commute.


September 25, 2013

DCTA's A-Train exceeds one million passengers

In total, the service has carried 1,006,397 passengers, as of last week, in less than 28 months of operation.


July 9, 2013

Texas agencies beta testing fare payment app

DART officials say it should be available in the app store and on Google Play by mid-September.


March 8, 2013

DCTA looks toward real-time info

Taps Strategic Mapping to create ITS system. Also plans on releasing "Go Pass" with The T and DART.


June 4, 2012

DCTA's Stadler railcars receive FRA waiver

Announcement made by Administrator Joseph Szabo at APTA's Annual Rail Conference


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.


January 17, 2012

Denton County unveils new railcars

The Stadler GTW 2-6 diesel multiple unit rail vehicles were manufactured by Stadler Bussnang AG in Switzerland and soon will replace the cars DCTA now leases from Dallas Area Rapid Transit.


May 23, 2011

Texas transit unveils rates for university riders

University of North Texas and other college students would pay $175 for a semester of local service or $250 for a semester of regional service from Denton County Transportation Authority. Faculty and staff would pay $250 for a semester of local service, or $340 for a semester of regional service. Some students and faculty argue that the pricing is too expensive.


April 28, 2011

Denton County 'A-train' begins final testing

Vehicle and equipment testing and crew qualifying are the first phase of operations in preparation for revenue service and began in April in the southern segment between Lewisville and Carrollton. System testing of the segment north of Lewisville Lake will begin in mid-May.


February 11, 2010

Denton County Transportation Authority taps new president

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.


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