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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
April news: Funding & Record RidershipSCRTD April News
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 [...]
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 [...]
New Bus Service to El Paso, Texas Effective Tuesday, January 17, 2017. New Bus Service to El Paso, Texas Effective Tuesday, January 17, 2017. New Bus service to El Paso will beginning operating on Tuesday, January 17 via two bus routes. The Purple route operates from Anthony, New Mexico to Sunland Park will be [...]