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- DCTA Updates A-train Schedule, Opens DDTC for Ticket Purchases - Effective Monday, September 21, DCTA will update its weekday A-train schedule and increase peak frequency to provide more efficient train service for passengers. Bus schedules from the agency’s August 2020 service changes and Saturday A-train service will remain the same. The agency will also reopen the Downtown Denton Transit Center (DDTC) for ticket purchases only. Read more about the upcoming changes here: https://www.dcta.net/media-center/news/2020/dcta-update-a-train-schedule-and-increase-peak-frequency-effective-september-21
- No-Touch Hand Sanitizer Available on all Buses – In a continued effort to keep passengers and employees safe during COVID-19, DCTA installed no-touch hand sanitizer stations on all agency buses and in all facilities. These stations will provide passengers an easy, convenient and safe way to keep their hands clean when on DCTA vehicles. DCTA also encourages passengers to maintain social distance and wear a face covering when riding.
DCTA Makes Downtown Denton Transit Center Evening On-Demand Zone Permanent - DCTA made its evening on-demand service from the Downtown Denton Transit Center (DDTC) permanent during the agency’s August 2020 service changes. As some Denton Connect bus routes end prior to A-train service, passengers can utilize DCTA's Downtown Denton Transit Center (DDTC) Evening On-Demand Zone service to assist rail passengers to get to their final destination. Learn more about the service here: https://www.dcta.net/ddtc-evening-on-demand-zone
- DCTA Awarded Federal Transit Administration Grant- DCTA was awarded $600,000 from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to conduct high-level preliminary planning for transit-oriented development (TOD) along a 25-mile segment of the existing Kansas City Southern (KCS) freight rail line in Denton County. This high-level planning project will help determine if the KCS corridor can provide mobility and economic opportunity for Denton County and the North Texas region.
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- Welcome Back: Your Guide to Returning to DCTA - 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