Your enRoute News December Issue

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Plan Your Winter Travel with our Holiday Service Schedule

The holiday season is here, and we want to remind passengers to review our 2018-2019 holiday service schedule to plan their travel in advance. During this festive season, there may be days in which we will not operate any or modified service.

  • Christmas Day (Tuesday, December 25, 2018) – we will not operate any service.
  • New Year's Day (Tuesday, January 1, 2019) – we will not operate any service.

The University of North Texas (UNT) and North Central Texas College (NCTC) Campus Shuttles will operate limited or no service as early as mid-December for the winter break. Be sure to check out both university websites for exact dates on when campus shuttles will operate service during the holiday break at and

Visit our website to view our entire holiday service schedule.

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University A-train Free Ride Promotion Ending January 14, 2019

Next January 14, 2019, our University A-train Free Ride promotion will no longer be available. The current promotion allows University of North Texas (UNT), Texas Woman’s University (TWU) and North Central Texas College (NCTC) students, faculty to ride our A-train for free between the Trinity Mills Station in Carrollton, TX and the Downtown Denton Transit Center (DDTC) with a valid university identification card.

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BLOG: Fun Things to Do in December

Are visions of sugar plums dancing in your head? Are you randomly breaking out into “Jingle Bells” or “Santa Claus is coming to Town?” Well, you’re in luck because it’s finally December – which means holiday cheer and traditions!

Visit our Hop on Board blog to see which event you can get to by ho-ho-hopping onto our services!

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DCTA's Positive Train Control (PTC) Progress Report

We're committed to rail safety and are working diligently to implement Positive Train Control (PTC) by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). PTC was designed to prevent collisions and other incidents by automatically detecting and controlling the movement of trains. We were the first public transit agency in Texas to begin testing on PTC and are currently listed by the FRA as one of the top third of public transit agencies for PTC implementation progress. Visit our website to learn more.

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