SHORT RANGE TRANSIT PLAN

The RoadRUNNER Short Range Transit Plan (SRTP) is a 5-year transit that will create clear goals to improve transit in Las Cruces. 

Project Vision

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The RoadRUNNER SRTP will include a technical analysis and a robust public education and engagement process to determine the following:

  • How can we move and connect people in Las Cruces?
  • How can we do it efficiently, save time, and provide a more dependable system?


PROJECT OVERVIEW

Below is an overview of the RoadRUNNER SRTP process that will help shape the future of Las Cruces transit.

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Public Engagement 

The RoadRUNNER SRTP team wants to hear about your vision for transit in Las Cruces!Understanding the needs and wants from Las Cruces residents will help develop a shared understanding of the benefits associated with great transit, and your input will help form the transit recommendations that will impact Las Cruces in the next 5 years. To date the project team has conducted an existing conditions analysis of the transit service in Las Cruces. Click below to download:

Download Fixed Route Existing Conditions (Chapter 1)

Download Demand Response Existing Conditions (Chapter 2)


Survey Results

In addition, hundreds of you responded to the public survey. Thank you so much for your feedback! Below, you’ll find some highlights from what we heard:

  • 65% of respondents say they spend too much time waiting on the bus.
  • 10 minutes is the longest amount of time riders will wait for a bus, according to 37% of respondents.
  • 66% of respondents would prefer their bus came more often, even if they have to walk farther to their bus stop.

Where respondents want to go

  1. Shopping
  2. Travel to and from work
  3. Medical
  4. Entertainment/Recreational

Public Transit Priorities

  1. Better bus stops/shelters
  2. Saving time
  3. Increased service coverage

When respondents need to ride

  • 7:00 a.m.
  • 7:00 p.m.
  • 10:00 p.m.

How to get involved

You're invited to a virtual public meeting! During the event, you'll learn more about the plan, get a deep dive on changes we might make, and provide feedback about what YOU want to see happen in the Las Cruces transit system. 

Date: August 25, 2021

Time: 12:00 p.m. OR 6:00 p.m. 

Click here to access the meeting 

Can't Make the Live Meeting? A recorded version of the presentation will be available for viewing online, and you’ll also be able to view and provide feedback on the transit alternatives. 

Click here to view the transit alternatives and provide feedback online

Additionally, you can visit the “open house”  at the Mesilla Valley Intermodal Transit Terminal (MVITT) to view presentation materials on posters and brochures. Materials and feedback opportunities will be provided at the transit center anytime during business hours from August 23rd - September 3rd. The MVITT is located at 300 W Lohman Ave. 

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DOWNLOAD STAKEHOLDER
MEETING PRESENTATION
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CONTACT US
RoadRUNNER@las-cruces.org
(575) 541-2500

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VISIT TRANSIT ALTERNATIVES