Regional
4:48 pm
Tue September 7, 2010

Regional Transportation Summit Thursday In Las Cruces

Las Cruces – The Las Cruces/El Paso Regional Transportation Summit: Roads, Rails and Rockets, will be held in Las Cruces this Thursday, September 9th from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at City Hall, 700 N. Main St.

Scheduled at attend are Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima, New Mexico Congressman Harry Teague, members of southern New Mexico's legislative delegations, and members of the Las Cruces and El Paso Metropolitan Planning Organizations.

Topics will include the Las Cruces "Picturing El Paseo Project", bus rapid transit, bicycle friendly communities, Spaceport America and the Texas Regional Mobility Authority.

As part of the summit, the State of New Mexico's "Trails & Tails" van will be parked outside City Hall from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The van provides a history of travel in New Mexico, covering prehistoric roads to the El Camino Real and Old Spanish Trail.