COVID-19 Update: Passengers can stay informed of current service and safety measures by visiting DCTA’s official COVID-19 web page and frequently checking the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Your Guide for Returning to Public Transit

As businesses in North Texas begin to reopen, we’re taking the necessary precautions to make sure our vehicles are safe and clean for passengers during the coronavirus (COVID-19) health emergency. DCTA is here to help passengers get back to transit. We’re taking the necessary precautions to make sure our vehicles are safe and clean for passengers so that when passengers are ready, they can ride safely. Read more about what we’re doing here: http://bit.ly/39P9YwP

 

 

How DCTA is lending a helping hand to Nonprofits during COVID-19

Denton County, United Way of Denton County and DCTA are working together to provide and distribute an estimated 225,000 surgical masks to approximately 50 nonprofit organizations across Denton County, along with gloves and hand sanitizer to help keep their employees, volunteers and clients safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more about the efforts here: https://bit.ly/3eW2NFH

 

 

DCTA Receives $23.4 Million Through CARES Act 

DCTA was recently awarded $23.4 million through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The federal funds are dispersed on a reimbursement basis and will help fill anticipated gaps created by decreased sales tax revenue in DCTA’s annual budget. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3bvwbAi

 

 

Mobile Innovation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

When faced with uncertainty during the coronavirus (COVID-19) health emergency, DCTA established more on-demand zones to allow riders to get to their essential destinations with the help of microtransit partner Spare Labs. Read more about it here: https://blog.sparelabs.com/spare-and-dcta-respond-to-covid-19-by-expanding-microtransit/

 

 

Digital Community and Transit Educational Resources

Families can learn about public transit in fun and educational ways through DCTA’s community education page. We have storytime videos, coloring pages, games and more. Learn more here: https://www.dcta.net/community-involvement/community-education