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Public Transit Meeting

Save the Date Peace Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall 1701 MissouriJune 27, 20176pm-8pm A presentation on the passenger rail study Food and Beverages will be provided Meeting will be bilingual For More Information Please Contact Ngage New Mexico Phone: 575-521-1957 RSVP: RSVP@NgageNM.org

June 5th, 2017|

SCRTD May 24 Board Agenda

On Wednesday, May 24th the SCRTD Board will meet at 1:30 p.m. at the Dona Ana County Government Center in the Dona Ana County Commission Chambers. For more information call 575-323-1620, Monday through Friday.

May 20th, 2017|

Goldilocks and three ways to fund transit in county

The South Central Regional Transit District was formed in 2006. Three sizes of funding have been tried — the Mama Bear, the Papa Bear and the Baby Bear. In 2014, a starter project was funded with $400,000 in membership fees plus funding from southern New Mexico legislators to buy buses. The Mama Bear result [...]

May 8th, 2017|

April Newsletter

Transit Funding Vote     The county commission has voted not to automatically renew their contract with the South Central Regional Transit District (SCRTD).   Funding from the county for the rural transit service will end in 120 days if the SCRTD cannot negotiate a new contract with the county. Currently, funding for transit is [...]

May 1st, 2017|

BUS RIDERSHIP REACHES NEW HIGH

During the month of February, bus ridership rose 36 percent from January 2017 and reached new highs for several bus routes. Contributing to this increase was a significant increase in both theTurquoise and Purple routes operating via Chaparral and Sunland Park to El Paso’s Northeast and Westside Transit Centers. Further, the Orange route from Alamogordo [...]

April 6th, 2017|

Transit District to expand service into El Paso

LAS CRUCES - The South Central Regional Transit District has received approval from the El Paso City Council to begin running bus service into that city. Executive Director David Armijo said they now have all of the government approvals needed — including from the federal government, since the new route will cross the state line [...]

March 14th, 2017|