September 25, 2013
In total, the service has carried 1,006,397 passengers, as of last week, in less than 28 months of operation.
July 9, 2013
DART officials say it should be available in the app store and on Google Play by mid-September.
March 8, 2013
Taps Strategic Mapping to create ITS system. Also plans on releasing "Go Pass" with The T and DART.
June 4, 2012
Announcement made by Administrator Joseph Szabo at APTA's Annual Rail Conference
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.
January 17, 2012
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
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
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
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.
March 5, 2009
The A-train project, which is part of the Regional Transportation Council’s Mobility 2025 and Mobility 2030 plans, has been the central element of DCTA’s Service Plan and endorsed by local, regional and state leaders, as well as Denton County voters.
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