Students attending New Mexico State University and Doña Ana Community College in Las Cruces will receive city-provided bus rides through next May. All that’s required for this pilot project is a valid student ID from the institutions.
The free rides don’t include faculty and staff from either school.
It the trial proves successful, the city and the two schools will look into implementing a universal pass program for bus rides as early as the fall of 2013. Such a program would be funded by a student fee that would be paid to the transit agency.
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