COVID-19 Update: Passengers can stay informed of current service and safety measures by visiting DCTA’s official COVID-19 web page and frequently checking the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Story Ideas

Looking for unique stories about DCTA, innovative mobility trends, transit-oriented development and more? Below are some current topics we can assist you with for your next article:


Getting Back to Your Routine with DCTA is Easy, Safe and Reliable

DCTA is here to help passengers get back to their routine.  We’re taking the necessary precautions to make sure our vehicles are safe and clean for passengers so that when passengers are ready, they can ride safely. Read more about what we’re doing here:


June 2020 Public Meeting Goes Digital 

DCTA invites the public to view its online June public meeting video presentation to provide feedback on upcoming proposed agency projects. The online video presentation will be available online from Monday, June 15, until Friday, June 26, and will include all the information on the proposed DCTA service changes and projects usually presented during an in-person public meeting. Learn more here:



DCTA Receives $23.4 Million Through CARES Act 

DCTA was recently awarded $23.4 million through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The federal funds are dispersed on a reimbursement basis and will help fill anticipated gaps created by decreased sales tax revenue in DCTA’s annual budget. Learn more here:



Mobile Innovation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

When faced with uncertainty during the coronavirus (COVID-19) health emergency, DCTA established more on-demand zones to allow riders to get to their essential destinations with the help of microtransit partner Spare Labs. Read more about it here:



Digital Community and Transit Educational Resources

Families can learn about public transit in fun and educational ways through DCTA’s community education page. We have storytime videos, coloring pages, games and more. Learn more here: