Denton County Transportation Authority

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DENTON COUNTY
TRANSPORTATION
AUTHORITY
Denton & Lewisville Connect Service
• Connect
• Local fixed route services operating in the
cities of Lewisville and Denton.
• Routes were configured to provide easy
access to many important destinations within
these cities.
• Operates Monday through Saturday,
excluding major holidays.
Where does Connect take passengers?
In Denton, Connect makes 186 stops throughout
the city. Some points of interest on the Connect
routes are:
• DCTA Commuter Express
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Park and Ride
City Hall
County Courthouse
Library
Municipal Court
Denton Regional Medical
Center
Presbyterian Hospital
Senior Center
• Social Security Administration
• Texas Workforce Commission
• Golden Triangle Mall
• Downtown Square
• Target
• Wal-Mart
• Rayzor Ranch
Denton Connect Routes
A-train – What is it?
• The A-train is a 21-mile regional rail system connecting Denton
and Dallas Counties. DCTA has five A-train stations; two in
Denton and three in Lewisville and also interfaces with DART
at their Trinity Mills Station in Carrollton. Passengers can
transfer to the Green Line, which provides access to Downtown
Dallas, the Medical District, Pleasant Grove, Fair Park, DART’s
Red, Orange and Blue Lines and the Trinity Railway Express.
Visit DART.org for DART service and schedule information.
• The A-train operates Monday through Friday, excluding New
Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day,
Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
• Service may be limited or modified on days surrounding these
holidays.
• Sign up for DCTA e-mail Rider Alerts to receive schedule modification
notices.
A-train – How to Ride
• Plan your trip.
• Passengers are strongly encouraged to carefully plan their trip prior
to travel. Use this website or the DCTA Go Guide for route and
schedule information necessary to plan your trip.
• Buy your pass.
• Buy a transit pass at any A-train station or Downtown Denton
Transit Center (DDTC). For a list of additional transit pass outlet
locations, visit the Fare Information page.
• Validate your pass.
• Validate any pre-purchased Day Pass through the ticket vending
machine on the station platform. Passes purchased through the
ticket vending machine are immediately validated.
A-train – How to Ride
• Be ready for your stop.
• Trains stop at all five A-train stations and DART’s Trinity Mills
Station; you don’t need to signal the operator to get on or off.
Upcoming stops will be announced on the train.
• Transfer to the Green Line.
• DCTA does not meet every DART Green Line train and DCTA
service ends before DART’s service ends. Please be aware of
appropriate Green Line connections listed on the A-train Schedule.
• Transfer to DCTA Connect.
• Passengers can transfer between the A-train and Connect bus
routes to complete their trip. If using Connect as part of your travel
plan, visit the Connect Routes & Schedules page.
A-train
Local System
• A-train passengers with a DCTA Local System pass can
travel within Denton County only.
• A Local System pass allows a passenger to travel on the
A-train between Lewisville and Denton, on Connect,
Connect RSVP and the UNT Shuttle.
• When traveling on the A-train, the following destinations
are included in the local system
• Downtown Denton Transit Center
• MedPark Station
• Highland Village/Lewisville Lake Station
• Old Town Station
• Hebron Station
• DART Trinity Mills
A-train
Regional System
• A-train passengers with a trip beginning or terminating
outside of Denton County will need to purchase a DCTA
Regional pass.
• This pass can be used to travel between Denton County
and DART’s Trinity Mills Station or Downtown Dallas.
• A Regional pass also allows the passenger to travel on
the A-train, Connect, Connect RSVP, UNT Shuttle, DART
services (except paratransit service), TRE and The T
(except paratransit service) at no additional charge.
A-train Route
A-train Station Locations
A-train - Transit Connections
• TWU
• From the Downtown Denton Transit Center (DDTC),
passengers may board Connect Routes 4, 5 or 6 for
access to the TWU campus.
• Downtown Courthouse Square
• From the DDTC, passengers may take a short walk or
board Routes 6, 7, 8 or 9 for access to the Courthouse
Square.
Fare Information
DCTA fares and passes may be purchased online, at ticket
vending machines at A-train station platforms or at one of
the ticket outlets listed below.
Downtown Denton Transit Center
604 E. Hickory St.
Denton, TX 76210
TWU Student Union
304 Administration Dr., Ste. 209
Denton, TX 76204
Lewisville City Hall
151 W. Church St.
Lewisville, TX 75057
Highland Village City Hall
1000 Highland Village Rd.
Highland Village, TX 75077
*Ticket vending machines and some ticket outlets do not sell all fare types.
Connect Fare Information
• Connect Passes are valid on Connect and UNT Shuttle only. Passengers may transfer to another
Connect route at no additional charge by obtaining a transfer slip from the bus operator. Passengers
wishing to transfer to a service within the Local System or the Regional System will need to pay the
appropriate upgrade upon transfer.
• A passenger may travel one-way on Connect by paying a one-way cash fare to the operator upon
boarding and must use exact change. Multi-ride Connect Passes are available for purchase at the
Downtown Denton Transit Center (DDTC), Lewisville City Hall and online. Annual Connect Passes
require a photo ID and are only available for purchase online and at the DDTC.
Connect One-Way
Connect One-Way Reduced*
Ten Ride Connect Book
Monthly/31-Day Connect Pass
Monthly/31-Day Connect Pass Reduced*
Annual Connect Pass
$1.50
$ 0.75
$13.00
$45.00
$25.00
$450.00
*Reduced = Seniors (65+), disabled, Medicare cardholders and students (Ages 5-18, students over
the age of 14 require a valid high school or DCTA issued ID)
Local Fare Information
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Local System Passes are valid on Connect, Connect RSVP, UNT Shuttle as well as trips within Denton County
on the A-train Mid-day Shuttle Bus and the A-train. Passengers may transfer to another service within the
Local System at no additional charge by obtaining a transfer slip from the bus operator. Passengers wishing to
transfer to the Regional System will need to pay the appropriate upgrade upon transfer.
Local System Passes are available for purchase at a ticket vending machine located at all A-train station
platforms, through one of our ticket outlets or online. Passengers beginning their travel on DCTA Connect or
A-train Mid-day Shuttle Bus may purchase passes (using cash, check or money order) from DCTA bus
operators the first and last three days of the month. Annual Local System Passes are only available for
purchase at the DDTC or online and require a photo ID.
Local System One-Way
Local System One-Way Reduced*
Local System Day Pass
Local System Day Pass Reduced*
Local System 7-Day
Local System 10 Pack of Day Passes
Local System Monthly/31-Day Pass
Local System Monthly/31-Day Pass Reduced*
Local System Annual Pass
Summer Youth Pass
$3.00
$1.25
$6.00
$2.00
$25.00
$40.00
$90.00
$40.00
$650.00
$30.00
* Reduced passes are available for Seniors (65+), disabled, Medicare card holders, children 5-15 and high school students w/valid high
school ID or DCTA issued ID.
**Students, faculty and staff of colleges with physical campuses within Denton County are eligible to participate in the University Pass
Program. Proof of enrollment/employment is required.
Regional Fare Information
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Regional Passes are valid on Connect, Connect RSVP, UNT Shuttle, A-train Mid-day Shuttle Bus and
the A-train (including trips to Trinity Mills) as well as DART, TRE and The T. Demand response is not
included.
Regional Passes are available for purchase at a ticket vending machine located at all A-train sation
platforms, through one of our ticket outlets or online. Passengers beginning their travel on DCTA
Connect or A-train Mid-day Shuttle Bus may purchase passes (using cash, check or money order) from
DCTA bus operators the first and last three days of the month. Annual Regional Passes are only
available for purchase at the DDTC or online and require a photo ID.
Regional One-Way
Regional One-Way Reduced*
Regional Day Pass
Regional Day Pass Reduced*
Rgional 10 Pack of Day Passes
Regional 7-Day Pass
Regional Monthly/31-Day Pass
Regional Monthly/31-Day Pass Reduced*
Regional Annual Pass
$5.00
$1.25
$10.00
$2.50
$70.00
$50.00
$160.00
$40.00
$1600.00
*Reduced = Seniors (65+), disabled, Medicare cardholders and students (Ages 5-18, students over the age of 14 require a valid
high school or DCTA issued ID).
**Students, faculty and staff of colleges with physical campuses within Denton County are eligible to participate in the University
Pass Program. Proof of enrollment/employment is required.
University Pass Program
• Student Local
• Full Semester (130-140 days) - $175.00
• Summer Semester (80-90 days) - $120.00
• Annual Local Pass (12 months from date of purchase) - $365.00
• Student Regional
• Full Semester (130-140 days) - $250.00
• Summer Semester (80-90 days) - $160.00
• Annual Regional pass (12 months from date of purchase) - $600.00
Passes available through the
TWU Student Union Office
• Local
• Monthly
• 10-Day Pass Bundle
• Reduced Monthly
• Regional
• Monthly
• 10-Day Pass Bundle
• Reduced Monthly
Pertinent Information
• Monthly Passes
• Valid for designated calendar month only
• Available for purchase approximately 1 week prior to the 1st day of the
month.
• 10-Day Pass Bundle
• Contains (10) day passes
• Each day pass is punched when the rider boards the bus for the first
portion of their trip. Rider can continue to ride unlimited for the remainder
of the day.
• Passes are only good for the date that they are activated/punched.
• Reduced Monthly Passes
• Valid for designated calendar month only
• Available for purchase approximately 1 week prior to the 1st day of the
month.
• Available to seniors (65+), disabled, Medicare card holders and students
(18 & under, w/ valid student ID)
DCTA Contact Information
• DCTA Website – www.RideDCTA.net
• DCTA Customer Service - 940-243-0077
(Available Monday through Saturday from 6 AM to 8 PM)
• TWU Student Union – 940-898-3641
• TWU Commuter Services – 940-898-2789
Thanks for riding!

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