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DCTA's University A-train Free Ride Promotion

Jul 02, 18

Starting Monday, August 27, University of North Texas (UNT), Texas Woman’s University (TWU) and North Central Texas College (NCTC) students, faculty and staff can ride the Denton County Transportation Authority’s (DCTA) A-train commuter rail for free between the Trinity Mills Station in Carrollton, TX and the Downtown Denton Transit Center (DDTC). DCTA’s university local fare promotion will be valid August 27, 2018, through January 14, 2019.

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DCTA's Positive Train Control Progress Report

May 16, 18

DCTA is committed to rail safety and is working diligently to implement Positive Train Control (PTC) by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) deadline of December 31, 2018.

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DCTA Campus Shuttle Service 2018 Summer Schedule

May 02, 18

The University of North Texas (UNT) and North Central Texas College (NCTC) Campus Shuttles will operate on a different schedule during the Maymester and summer months

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DCTA Brownfield Remediation Project

Mar 21, 18

In May 2017, DCTA was selected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to receive funding for brownfield site revitalization efforts. The agency received one hazardous substance grant and one petroleum grant, totaling $178,200 in funding.

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Promotional A-train Free Fare Zones

Sep 27, 17

DCTA launched new promotional “free fare” zones along the A-train commuter rail line in an effort to support riders and their travel behaviors. The rail line between the Downtown Denton Transit Center and the MedPark Station, as well as between the Hebron Station and the Trinity Mills Station, no longer requires a paid fare. The area between the MedPark Station and the Hebron Station is the new DCTA fare enforcement zone where passengers will need to have a local or regional pass to ride.

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