Exercise Your Free Ride to Vote during Election 2020 with DCTA

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Vote and get a free ride! On select voting days during the 2020 election, voters can ride the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) free to cast their ballot. On Saturday, Oct. 17, Saturday, Oct. 24 and Tuesday, Nov. 3, DCTA will provide free rides on select agency services. No proof of voter registration or destination is required to ride DCTA free on these days.


DCTA Services Included in Free Ride Promotion

The promotion will be valid on the following DCTA services:

  • A-train commuter rail
  • Connect Bus system (Denton and Lewisville)
  • University of North Texas (UNT) Campus Shuttles
  • Lewisville Lakeway On-Demand
  • Downtown Denton Transit Center (DDTC) Evening On-Demand


Denton County voters can locate their polling places at votedenton.com or by using the Denton County interactive map. Early voting times vary depending on the location and Election Day voting is from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. If you don't know if you’re registered to vote, check your registration status at votedenton.com.


If passengers plan on transferring to Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) or Trinity Metro services during DCTA’s Election 2020 free ride promotion, they will need to check the respective agencies’ websites for more information on their free Election 2020 free ride promotions or purchase proper fare for that portion of their trip.


Planning Your Free Trip to the Polls

As a reminder, don’t forget to check our A-train and Connect Bus schedules when planning your trip. Passengers can use our Transit Tracker system to find and track their ride via the mobile app, online, text or calling our customer service team at 940-243-0077. For trip planning needs, passengers can utilize our Trip Planner at RideDCTA.net.



How to Stay Safe When You #RideDCTA

DCTA has worked diligently during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis so you can rock the vote the safe way! We encourage passengers to exercise proper safety techniques to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Simple ways you can stay safe include:

  • Wearing a face covering and maintain social distancing
  • Waiting for others to disembark before boarding a DCTA vehicle
  • Bringing your own personal hand sanitizer to utilize before and after voting
  • Considering voting early so you can avoid crowds

For direct media inquires, please contact:

Adrienne Hamilton,

Senior Manager of Marketing and Communications

Direct Line: 972.316.6114

Mobile: 214.497.6166

Email: ahamilton@dcta.net

Kayla Laird,

Communications Coordinator

Direct Line: 972.315.6124

Mobile: 469-647-0071

Email: klaird@dcta.net