Progressive Railroading

Newsletter Sign Up
Stay updated on news, articles and information for the rail industry



This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.


View Current Digital Issue »


RAIL EMPLOYMENT & NOTICES



Rail News Home Passenger Rail

1/22/2020



Rail News: Passenger Rail

Denton County transit agency completes A-train rail trail


The Denton County Transportation Authority completed construction of a 19-mile mixed-used trail along its commuter-rail line.
Photo – DCTA Vimeo

advertisement

The Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA) last month completed construction of a 19-mile mixed-used trail along its A-train commuter-rail line to connect pedestrians and cyclists between the Downtown Denton Transit Center and Hebron Station in Lewisville, Texas.

The $14 million project was completed in three phases. The trail's original 9 miles were completed in 2011 in conjunction with A-train line construction, followed by two other portions in 2016 and 2018. 

The remaining 4 miles between Highland Village/Lewisville Lake Station and downtown Lewisville were completed on Dec. 30, 2019.

“The rail trail is a viable mobility option that provides a multitude of benefits for the many communities DCTA services such as economic and transit-oriented development opportunities for cities along the trail, recreational option for affordable exercise and enhanced quality of life,” DCTA Chief Executive Officer Raymond Suarez said in a press release.



Contact Progressive Railroading editorial staff.

More News from 1/22/2020