Sun Metro Route 70 University Express to Start Monday

Sun Metro Route 70 University Express to Start Monday

POSTED: Thursday, August 19, 2010 - 11:33am

UPDATED: Thursday, August 19, 2010 - 2:06pm

EL PASO - Sun Metro's Route 70 University Express will begin operating from the Eastside Terminal, 1165 Sunmount Dr., to the UTEP and El Paso Community College Rio Grande campus area on Monday.

University Express will operate from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday with services offered every 30 minutes during peak hours (6-10 a.m. and 1-5 p.m.) and every hour during non-peak hours.

The bus also provides service to Providence Hospital and Las Palmas Medical Center. Due to construction on Oregon Street, Route 70 will detour onto Mesa Street as required.

UTEP and EPCC students looking to save money  can purchase monthly passes that are good for an unlimited number of bus trips during the life of the pass.

Currently, student monthly passes cost $25. A valid school ID is required. Standard monthly passes are $40 and senior/disabled passes are $10.

For more information about routes and schedules, visit www.elpasotexas.gov/sunmetro.

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