Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) offers mobility options to the general public in the greater Denton and Lewisville area. These services include local bus service in Denton, rideshare on-demand service in Lewisville and Highland Village, University of North Texas (UNT) Campus Shuttles and a 21-mile commuter rail service connecting passengers to Dallas County. Additionally, we provide demand response/paratransit service in Denton, Highland Village and Lewisville and a commuter vanpool service for those living or working in Denton County.
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Our 21-mile commuter rail line connects Denton and Dallas Counties through the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Green Line at the Trinity Mills Station in Carrollton, Texas. Passengers can transfer to DART’s Green Line, which provides access to DART’s Red, Orange and Blue Lines and the Trinity Railway Express (TRE). The A-train operates Monday through Saturday, excluding major holidays. There are five A-train stations.
Connect Bus is a local, fixed-route service that operates in the City of Denton. The routes were configured to provide easy access to many popular destinations within each city as well as connection to A-train stations for access to the commuter rail line. Connect Bus service operates Monday through Saturday, excluding major holidays.
GoZone is an on-demand rideshare service, powered by Via, that riders utilize for trips within, and sometimes between, designated zones in Denton County. The on-demand service uses a mobile app where passengers book their trips in real-time. A fleet of dedicated vans is used to pick up and drop off riders at virtual stops within the zones.
DCTA partners with local colleges and universities to provide transit solutions for students, faculty and staff. Each partnership is customized to the specific needs of the organization. Additionally, DCTA provides a comprehensive University Pass Program that offers a discounted pass for students, faculty and staff looking to incorporate the A-train in their travels on a regular basis.
The Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) and the Trinity Metro offer a new bus service that connects Denton and downtown Fort Worth, with stops in Alliance. If you have ever needed a convenient, reliable way to travel between Fort Worth, Alliance, and Denton, North Texas Xpress makes round trips each weekday between approximately 5:15 a.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Commuter Vanpools are DCTA’s Vantastic way of giving you a comfortable, cost-effective and convenient way to get to work. Ideal for groups of six to 15 people, vanpools reduce stress, help the environment and save you money. One person volunteers to be the driver/coordinator of the vanpool and rides free. The riders share the cost of operating the vanpool.
A-train Rail Trail
Our 19-mile A-train Rail Trail runs alongside the A-train and was designed to complement its surroundings and adjacent facilities. The rail trail is part of our ongoing efforts to provide safe, customer-focused and efficient mobility solutions to Denton County. It connects existing transit facilities with key destinations within Denton, Highland Village, Lewisville and surrounding areas.