Las Cruces – New Mexico transportation officials are planning a Park-and-Ride route that will provide bus service between Las Cruces and the Texas communities of El Paso and Anthony.
The service begins Tuesday.
New Mexico Transportation Secretary Gary Giron says the number of commuters between Las Cruces and El Paso is twice that of Albuquerque and Santa Fe, so it makes sense to provide public transportation on the Texas-New Mexico border.
Officials say the service should help New Mexico State University students who commute from outside Las Cruces.
Service will include 19 bus trips on weekdays 10 from Las Cruces to El Paso and nine from El Paso to Las Cruces.
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