• September 17, 2021

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Sun Metro is hiring; Public invited to Job Fair on

Careers in public transit are waiting for job seekers who attend Sun Metro’s Job Fair coming up next week. The fair is scheduled to run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, September 9, 2021, at the Transit Operations Center (TOC), 10151 Montana Avenue. “We encourage anyone looking to start a profession, change careers, or […]Read More

Op-Ed: Sun Metro – Go Electric with $48M in COVID

Sun Metro’s plan for the use of almost $48M in COVID stimulus to purchase methane gas fueled buses and the associated infrastructure is shortsighted. A movement toward electric buses would improve air quality, reduce carbon emissions, and better position El Paso for funding connected to Biden’s American Jobs Plan and a potential Green New Deal. […]Read More

Sun Metro offering Free Rides to COVID-19 Vaccine Sites

Starting Monday, March 8, 2021, Sun Metro officials announced that they will offer free transportation for people traveling to get their COVID-19 vaccine shot. “Offering free rides supports the City’s goals of getting all El Pasoans vaccinated as quickly and as efficiently as possible. Getting to COVID-19 vaccination sites should be easily accessible through public […]Read More

Sun Metro awarded Federal Public Transportation COVID-19 Research Grant

Tuesday afternoon, officials with Sun Metro announced  that the transit system is the recipient of a $225,000 grant from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) as part of its Public Transportation COVID-19 Research Program.   “We are extremely grateful to the FTA for this award. The funding is critical during the COVID-19 pandemic in supporting our innovative […]Read More

Sun Metro to suspend operations on Thanksgiving Day, Sundays to

Wednesday morning, Sun Metro officials announced that to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and encourage the community to stay home, Sun Metro will temporarily suspend operations including LIFT services on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2020, and on all Sundays starting December 6, 2020. “While we recognize the importance of public transit this service change […]Read More

City of El Paso Receives $40m in Recovery Funding for

Officials with the City of El Paso announced that they are receiving $40,781,532 in federal funding to help Sun Metro continue to provide services throughout the COVID pandemic. “I am pleased to share that El Paso is the recipient of federal funding for Sun Metro,” Mayor Dee Margo said. “This multi-million dollar grant is critical […]Read More

Sun Metro to host Virtual Public Meetings on ‘Full Service

Ahead of an expected return to full service on August 2nd, officials with Sun Metro are holding virtual meetings for the public to learn about the operations and guidelines. “Sun Metro will bring back weekday and weekend schedules for fixed and Brio routes along with standard fare rates as part of its pandemic recovery plan,” […]Read More

City of El Paso, Sun Metro awarded $28.22 million Federal

On Friday, officials with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced a $28.22 million grant award for the City of El Paso’s Montana Rapid Transit System Corridor Project. “I am so pleased to share that El Paso is the recipient of a major federal funding award,” Mayor Dee Margo said. “This multi-million dollar FTA grant will […]Read More

Sun Metro reminds fans of bus, trolley service to 2019

Fans planning to attend the Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl Game on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 can avoid the stress of traffic and parking by riding Sun Metro and El Paso Streetcar. Sun Metro buses will operate direct routes from various locations around town. The routes will run from Downtown, East Side, West Side, Northeast, […]Read More

Sun Metro reminds community of Service Improvements, New Brio routes

Sun Metro officials are reminding the community that starting Sunday, September 22, 2019, there will be schedule adjustments to existing routes. “Two new Brio Systems – Alameda and Dyer – will improve the overall public transit system by providing faster and more effective transportation options that span from the Northeast and Mission Valley to downtown,” […]Read More

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