Denton County Transportation Authority offers free Election Day rides on select services

The Denton County Transportation Authority will offer free rides on Nov. 3 on select services. (Courtesy Denton County Transportation Authority)
The Denton County Transportation Authority will offer free rides on Nov. 3 on select services. (Courtesy Denton County Transportation Authority)

The Denton County Transportation Authority will offer free rides on Nov. 3 on select services. (Courtesy Denton County Transportation Authority)

Public transit users in Denton County can ride for free on Election Day under a program intended to help voters get to the polls.

The Denton County Transportation Authority will allow free rides on Nov. 3 on its A-train commuter rail, Connect Bus system, Lewisville Lakeway pickup program and select other services in the city of Denton.


The transit agency will not require riders to prove where they're headed or whether they are registered to vote in order to take advantage of the free rides, according to an Oct. 14 news release.

Denton County voters can still cast ballots at early voting locations through Oct. 30. After that, they will have to vote Nov. 3 at one of the county’s Election Day locations.

For more information on DCTA’s transit routes and services available to ride for free on Nov. 3, visit the agency’s website.
By Daniel Houston
Daniel Houston covers city government, transportation, business and education for Community Impact Newspaper in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village. A Fort Worth native and Baylor University graduate, Daniel reported previously for The Associated Press in Oklahoma City and The Dallas Morning News.


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