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Access North Texas Key

Denton County


The purpose of Access North Texas is to build partnerships and better coordinate the delivery of transportation services throughout the region.  This can only be accomplished by hearing from you.  In the near future a kick-off meeting will be held, followed by a county-specific meeting in the spring of 2017.  These discussions will allow us to focus our efforts on coordinating service and increasing efficiencies in public and human service transportation, therefore allowing us to better serve older adults, people with disabilities, low-income individuals and other groups with transportation challenges.


In 2013 we learned the following key strategies in Denton County include:

  • The desire to conduct planning activities to quantify the needs of residents outside the DCTA service area,
  • Enhance connections among existing service providers,
  • Provide additional service to underserved locations, and
  • Improve awareness of existing services.   

As we summarize the public transportation needs of today, we request your specific insight.  How has the region changed?  What new challenges are before us?  Have past struggles been overcome?   


To summarize the needs of this community we request input from advocates, public transportation providers, human service agencies, aging and workforce partners, and involved community members.  We welcome you to join us at future events throughout the 16-county region over the next year.  Information about transportation needs and gaps in service as well as strategies that leverage resources and build on coordination efforts already underway will be incorporated into the Access North Texas planning document.


More information will be posted on this web page as it becomes available.


Meeting Schedule



Denton County Meetings


Wednesday, April 19 at 10:00 am
City of Lewisville Municipal Annex Building
Glenmore Savage Community Room
1197 W. Main St.
Lewisville, TX 75067



Wednesday, April 26 at 2:00 pm
DCTA’s Downtown Denton Transit Center
Community Room
604 E Hickory St.
Denton, TX 76205


Flier [pdf]


Minutes pdf



Kickoff Meeting:  August 19, 2016


Flier [pdf]

Presentation [pdf]

Meeting Minutes [pdf]


    • Meetings will be held in your county starting in summer 2016 through spring of 2017. 




Kelli Schlicher, Transportation Planner III, (817) 695-9287,



You Can Get Involved


Planning Documents

Prior Planning Documents:

Access North Texas, adopted October 2013

Click here to download the Denton County portion of Access North Texas.


Click here to download the Denton County Appendix Information from Access North Texas plan.


Click here to download the entire Access North Texas plan.

North Central Texas Regional Public Transportation Plan, adopted 2006

Click here to download the 2006 Regional Public Transportation Coordination Plan





For more information, please contact Kelli Schlicher, Transportation Planner III, (817) 695-9287,

Click here to go back to the Access North Texas home page.


Last updated February 2017


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