The Denton County Transportation Authority completed more than 2.9 million rides during fiscal year 2022-23, according to a news release.

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It marks the highest number of rides completed since FY 2018-19 before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the news release. Overall, the transportation authority saw 33% more riders in FY 2022-23 compared to FY 2021-22.

“We’re excited to see the outstanding growth in ridership across our entire network of transit offerings,” President and CEO Paul Cristina said in a statement. “Our remarkable growth in 2023 shows our team’s efforts to focus on the customer experience and strengthen our service offerings really resonated with our customers.”

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The transportation authority saw the largest ridership gains across its GoZone on-demand and combined bus services.

Bus services drew 37% more riders in FY 2022-23 compared to FY 2021-22 while GoZone saw a 38% increase in ridership. A-train ridership also grew more than 28% in FY 2022-23, according to the news release.

GoZone completed more than 853,000 rides in FY 2022-23 while operating in Denton, Lewisville and Highland Village, according to the transportation authority’s website.

All other modes of transportation services, including Commuter Vanpool, Access paratransit and regional on-demand services saw increases in ridership, according to the news release.

To see the transportation authority’s performance data on its transportation modes, go to