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Posted on: April 9, 2020

[ARCHIVED] RoadRUNNER Transit Continues Reduced Service Through April 30

Image on City Bus to demonstrate safety practices against COVID-19

In compliance with the State of New Mexico’s updated stay-at-home order, RoadRUNNER Transit will continue operating its service on a reduced schedule, from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday – Saturday through April 30.

Dial-a-Ride, which provides accessible curb-to-curb service for persons with qualifying disabilities and for senior citizens age 60 and over, will operate on the same schedule and customers are asked to contact Dial-a-Ride at 541-2777.   

RoadRUNNER Transit is committed to safe practices and are following all appropriate precautions to protect our staff, customers and the public.  Transit buses are thoroughly cleaned each evening and disinfected several times throughout the day. In addition, fare-free services remain in effect through April to prevent infectious spread through cash and fare handling.    

The Mesilla Valley Intermodal Transportation Terminal at 300 W. Lohman will be open during these reduced hours of operation.  There is a limit of 5 customers in the lobby at a time and seating is no longer available in the building. 

RoadRUNNER Transit reminds its riders that for the wellness of all our riders and the community, please stay home and only take the bus if you have an essential travel need.  ESSENTIAL transportation needs include food and critical supplies, medical appointments, pharmacy trips, and travel to and from essential jobs. Families should designate one member to do essential travel, so that other family members can remain at home. 

  • ·         Maintain a distance of at least six feet between you and the next person
  • ·         Limit conversations with drivers and other passengers
  • ·         Frequently wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds each time
  • ·         Cough/sneeze into your sleeve
  • ·         Carry personal hand sanitizers, if possible
  • ·         Use a mask or scarf, if one is available to cover your entire mouth and nose
  • ·         Contact a business BEFORE you travel to ensure it is open.

Please follow the recommendations and up-to-date information on the City of Las Cruces designated COVID-19 website at or the New Mexico Department of Health website at  If you or a family member are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 contact your healthcare provider and call the NMDOH hotline at 1-855-600-3453 immediately.

To plan your trip and see route maps, please go to For more information, contact RoadRUNNER Transit customer service at 575-541-2500.

Passengers can track the bus in real-time, visiting the website They can also subscribe to the "Notify Me" alert service to receive email alerts related to transit services, road closures, and dense traffic areas. To subscribe, go to

City of Las Cruces news releases are available on the home page of the City website at under News & Announcements and can be translated into Spanish and multiple other languages using the Select Language feature on the lower right side of the page.   



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