EL PASO, TX (KTSM) – Sun Metro is set to begin a fiber optic project this week at the Bert Williams Downtown Santa Fe Transit Center, 601 Santa Fe, as part of a connectivity upgrade.

Transit officials say that, as part of the construction, the ticket vending machines outside the Downtown Transit Center will be removed temporarily.

We decided to make the update from the current network cable to fiber optics to improve network connectivity for our passengers using the ticket vending machines. This is the first step in many upgrades to come for Sun Metro.

Ellen Smyth, Chief Transit & Field Operations Officer, City of El Paso

Construction on this project is set to last until the end of August 2022.

Tickets can still be purchased at Downtown Transit Center cashier’s office, or at the ticket vending machines inside the transit center. Sun Metro customers are encouraged to visit www.SunMetro.net or call the
Customer Service Center at (915) 212-3333.

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