Denton County is growing at a rapid pace and so are the opportunities to be involved in local efforts to further the community where we live, work and play. DCTA is proud to support local organizations through event sponsorships, donations and community partnerships.
If you would like DCTA to consider your next project or program, please contact Nicole Recker at nrecker [at] dcta.net or 972.316.6132.
NORTH TEXAS MOBILITY CORPORATION
The North Texas Mobility Corporation (NTMC) is a local government corporation established by the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA). NTMC is dedicated to providing innovative mobility, maintenance, customer service, and management services to clients throughout North Texas.
NTMC currently provides fixed-route bus, commuter bus, university shuttles, demand response (general public, ADA, and elderly/disabled), zoned-based on-demand services, Transportation Network Company (TNC) services, and taxi-voucher programs on behalf of DCTA.
For more information about NTMC, visit NTMC.com.
FIRST TRANSIT RAIL
First Transit has over 7,500 employees across their rail businesses, and in 2015, they operated over 11,500 trains per week, transporting 165 million passengers. First Transit serves over 380 stations and manages an annual fleet maintenance, overhaul and materials supply chain of over $200M.
Drawing on both international and domestic expertise, First Transit's rail division is a major rail operator with over 30 years of rail experience, currently managing, operating, and dispatching all types of railway including high speed rail, commuter rail services, hybrid, light rail, and streetcar/trolley. First Transit currently operates DCTA's A-train commuter rail line.
For more information on First Transit rail services, visit https://www.firsttransit.com/services/rail.
The City of Denton is a vibrant and growing community with many opportunities, no matter what your interest or passion. You’re free to be whoever you are in a friendly atmosphere with a small town vibe that’s just a short drive away from the big city. With two universities and more than 50,000 students, two hospitals, an industrial district, and a lively downtown and entrepreneurial community, Denton is one of the top 25 fastest-growing cities in the country and was ranked the No. 1 Best Small Town in America by Rand McNally and USA Today in 2012. Further information is available at cityofdenton.com.
The City of Highland Village, consistently ranked in the top 10 in D Magazine’s Best Suburbs edition, is an upscale community on the shores of Lewisville Lake. Highland Village has withstood the economic downturn with a strong property and sales tax base, receiving an AA+ bond rating. The safest city in North Texas, Highland Village is a highly educated, family-oriented community with a strong sense of community pride. Residents enjoy an active lifestyle utilizing the many trails, parks, shopping and dining venues within the city. Further information is available at highlandvillage.org.
The City of Lewisville is a dynamic suburban community in the thriving North Texas region, home to approximately 100,000 residents. Lewisville is a significant regional employer used by major corporations for both administrative headquarters and warehousing. With its location just minutes from DFW International Airport, and straddling two major highways, Lewisville is perfectly positioned for easy access to the rest of North Texas and the world. Quality schools, safe neighborhoods, family-friendly recreation options, and the most retail square footage per capita in the region – there are many reasons to choose Lewisville as your place to live, work and play. Further information is available at cityoflewisville.com.
The City of Frisco is a growing city located in Collin and Denton counties in North Texas. It is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, and is approximately 25 miles from both Dallas Love Field and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Frisco partners with DCTA to provide on-demand services for seniors and persons with disabilities. For additional information about Frisco, visit friscotexas.gov.
McKinney Urban Transit District
Collin County Transit provides a subsidized Taxi Program for residents of McKinney, Melissa, Princeton, Lowry Crossing, Celina and Princeton who are 65 years of age or older or are disabled. This program is administered by the McKinney Urban Transit District (MUTD) and service is provided by Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) in partnership with Irving Holdings.
For additional information or questions about the program, eligibility or required documentation, contact acao [at] mckinneytexas.org (Anthony Cao), City of McKinney Transit Administrator, at 972.547.7557 or contact DCTA Customer Service at 940.243.0077. For more information about Collin County Transit, visit https://www.mckinneytexas.org/1653/Public-Transit and /service-overview/demand-services/collin-county-transit.
Frisco Transportation Management Association
The Frisco Transportation Management Association (TMA) - a collaboration consisting of the city of Frisco, Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA), Frisco Station, Hall Group and The Star was created to improve connectivity between several mixed-use developments in Frisco's "North Platinum Corridor." This partnership is focused on solutions such as improving walkability, ride-sharing, connected vehicles (with traffic signal data sharing) and autonomous vehicles.
For additional information about the Frisco TMA, please contact Kristina Holcomb at kholcomb [at] dcta.net. More information about the Frisco TMA can be found here.
North Central Texas Council of Governments
The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is a "voluntary association for, by and of local governments" that was created in order to take a deeper look and assist in regional planning. For more information, visit nctcog.org.
AIR NORTH TEXAS
Air North Texas is a regional public awareness campaign and partnership that seeks to improve air quality in North Texas. Ten counties in North Texas fall under nonattainment for the pollutant ozone, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). North Texas must meet ozone emissions standards as set by the EPA or face federal sanctions. The Air North Texas campaign was created to help alleviate the air quality problem in our region. For more information, visit airnorthtexas.org.