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8/27/2009 Vol. , Issue 2 Contact Us
TRANSPORTATION

Sun Metro Announces Route Changes
City prepares to open new Downtown transfer center


Sun Metro's temporary boarding site on Franklin Avenue will be moving to its new home, the Bert Williams Downtown Santa Fe Transfer Center, 601 Santa Fe, on Sunday, Sept. 27.With the opening of this Downtown facility, 26 of Sun Metro's routes will experience some minor routing modification to get to the new transfer center. Of the 26 routes, 12 will be changing significantly beginning Sunday, Sept. 27. To keep riders informed Sun Metro hosted a informational session on Aug. 19 at the Main Library, and will continue working to notify the El Paso community about all the upcoming changes.

Riders who traditionally unload or board buses at the temporary Franklin Avenue boarding location soon will be able to enjoy a modern and spacious facility at the new Downtown Transfer Center.

The center, which features an enclosed waiting area with cooling and heating conveniences, will have real-time information displays to help riders time their trips instantly, large shade canopies, a store front, a ticket vending machine and other amenities including free Wi-Fi.

In addition to the various services, the $8 million center will house an impressive restaurant space giving Sun Metro riders a chance to grab a bite to eat or drink while waiting for buses or friends.

Click here and press the play button to view a presentation about the route modifications and other service improvements.


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