12/18/2018 3:02 PM
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Ride Sun Metro and El Paso Streetcar to 2018 Sun Bowl Game

El PASO, Texas – Fans planning to attend the Hyundai Sun Bowl Game on Monday, December 31, 2018 can avoid the stress of traffic and parking by riding Sun Metro and El Paso Streetcar. The game will begin at noon.
 
Sun Metro buses will operate direct routes from various locations. The routes will run from Downtown, East Side, West Side, Northeast, Mission Valley, and the El Paso Airport. Sun Bowl fans may begin boarding at 9:00 a.m. at all designated locations. The drop-off site will be located near the Glory Road Transit Center, located on the north end of the Sun Bowl Stadium. Return trips will begin at the end of the third quarter. Fans will be picked up at the same location as the drop-off site for each of the routes. All schedules and hours are listed on the website sunmetro.net/sun-bowl
 
The El Paso Streetcar will service all 27 stops along both its loops with a drop off location at the Glory Road Transit Center, also on the north end of the stadium. Service hours and pick-up/drop-off locations may be found on epstreetcar.com
 
IMPORTANT TIPS TO REMEMBER:
  • Route services may be delayed before and after the game due to traffic congestion
  • NO FOOD or DRINKS allowed on the buses and streetcars
  • NO COOLERS or UMBRELLAS allowed in the Sun Bowl 
  • NO RE-ENTRY to the stadium after kickoff
  • PASSENGERS ARE REMINDED TO HAVE EXACT CHANGE FOR THE FAREBOX. (Drivers do not have access to currency. The farebox can only issue change cards for use on Sun Metro services.)
SUN METRO BUS SERVICE AND PARK+RIDE LOCATIONS
DOWNTOWN

Location: Union Plaza Transit Terminal, 400 West San Antonio Avenue
Time: 9:00 a.m. – noon
Frequency: Every 25 minutes until game time
Cost: $3 round-trip bus fare*
Parking: $10 per vehicle
 
Location: El Paso Convention Center, across from the Camino Real Hotel
Time: 9:00 a.m. – noon
Frequency: Every 25 minutes until game time
Cost: $3 round trip fare*
Parking: $10 per vehicle
 
EASTSIDE
Location: Eastside Transit Center, 1165 Sunmount Drive – near Cielo Vista Mall
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Frequency: Every 30 minutes until game time
Cost: $3 round-trip bus fare*
Parking: Free
 
Location: Edgemere Blvd. near R.C. Poe Rd. - One block west of Rich Beem Blvd.
Time: 9:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.
Cost: $3 round-trip bus fare*
Parking: Free

NORTHEAST
Location: Northgate Transit Center, 9348 Dyer
Time: 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Cost: $3 round trip fare* 
Parking: Free

MISSION VALLEY
Location: Mission Valley Transit Center, 9065 Alameda Avenue
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Cost: $3 round trip fare* 
Parking: Free

WESTSIDE
Location: Westside Transit Center, 7535 Remcon Circle
Time: 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m.
Cost: $3 round trip fare*
Parking: Free

AIRPORT AREA
Location: Designated areas outside the following hotels: Best Western Plus, Comfort Inn & Suites, Courtyard, El Paso Suites, Hampton Inn, Hawthorn Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Homewood Suites, Hyatt Place, La Quinta Inn, Marriott, Microtel Inn, Radisson, Residence Inn, Staybridge Suites and Wyndham
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Frequency: Every 35 minutes until game time
Cost: $3 round trip fare*

STREETCAR SERVICE AND PARK+RIDE LOCATIONS
DOWNTOWN
Location: Union Plaza Transit Terminal, 400 West San Antonio Avenue
Service Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Frequency: Figure-Eight Loop 25-30 minutes/ Downtown Loop 10-15 minutes
Cost: $1.50 per trip or $3.50 all-day pass*
Parking: $10 per vehicle
 
Location: El Paso Convention Center, across from the Camino Real Hotel
Service Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Frequency: Figure-Eight Loop 25-30 minutes/ Downtown Loop 10-15 minutes
Cost: $1.50 per trip or $3.50 all-day pass*  
Parking: $10 per vehicle

For more information about Sun Metro and EP Streetcar services, call (915) 212-3333.

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Media Contact: Tammy Fonce
Lead Public Affairs Coordinator
(915) 212-1201

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