Ridership reached new heights with ridership growth on all bus routes for the month of October. October is the first month in the new fiscal year. Added trips and improved connections throughout the bus network contributed to the steady growth in ridership. Ridership for the month was 3104 trips, an increase of 465 trips compared to October 2017 ridership of 2639 trips, an increase of 17.6 percent for year over year comparison.
Bus Ridership Reaches New High Over the past year, transit service across southern Doña Ana County, provided by the South Central Regional Transit District (SCRTD), has experienced significant growth. Ridership continues to climb with August 2018 ridership exceeding 3315 trips on the agency’s five bus routes and is approaching 30,000 trips for the year that ends in September 2018.
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 [...]