El Paseo - The Heartbeat of the Southwest Region

Regional Planning Program

Transportation Plans for the Middle Rio Grande Regional Area

SWART is the lead agency for regional transit planning in the Middle Rio Grande Region.

The mandated 2016 Regional Plan is overseen by a 17 member advisory committee comprised of representatives throughout the region from various community organizations. A comprehensive work plan is in place based on the goals and objectives of the regional plan. SWART’s regional goals are divided into three sections:

  • Increase coordination
  • Improve training & technology
  • Increase investment

Each goal is supported by objectives & activities that are in various stages of implementation."