12/22/2019 3:30 PM
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Sun Metro Transports to 2019 Sun Bowl Game

El PASO, Texas – Fans planning to attend the Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl Game on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 can avoid the stress of traffic and parking by riding Sun Metro and El Paso Streetcar. 

Sun Metro buses will operate direct routes from various locations around town. The routes will run from Downtown, East Side, West Side, Northeast, Mission Valley, and the El Paso Airport. 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 location schedules and hours are listed on the website www.sunmetro.net/sun-bowl.

The El Paso Streetcar will service all 27 stops along the uptown and downtown loops with a drop off location at the Glory Road Transit Center, also on the north end of the Sun Bowl Stadium. Service hours and pick-up/drop-off locations can be found on http://www.epstreetcar.com. The Streetcar is free to ride during this time.

The game between the Florida State Seminoles and the Arizona State Sun Devils will begin at 12:00 p.m. 

PASSENGERS ARE REMINDED TO HAVE EXACT CHANGE FOR THE FAREBOX. While the farebox can issue change cards for use on Sun Metro services, drivers do not have access to currency. 

Schedules and fares will vary depending on location. PLEASE SEE COMPLETE ROUTES AND SCHEDULES BELOW. 

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 

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: 10:30 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, Embassy 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 

* Exact change required. Times and frequencies may vary depending on traffic and demand.

For more information about Sun Metro and EP Streetcar services, call 915.212.3333. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/sunmetro or at facebook.com/elpasostreetcar.com.

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

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