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Welcome to the Rio Metro Regional Transit District Blog! Here you will find resources and information related to the New Mexico Rail Runner Express, Rio Metro's bus services, public transportation, transit safety, special events and more. 

Nov 18

Dial-a-Ride: An Essential Service

Posted on November 18, 2020 at 2:01 PM by Riann Martinez

It’s been nearly a year since the COVID-19 health pandemic drastically changed the way people live, work, socialize, and move about the world. Rio Metro recognizes that essential employees still need to get to work, and that people still need access to grocery stores, medical services, and more. To meet these needs, Rio Metro’s Dial-a-Ride buses continue to operate, providing a necessary service for many individuals who have no other means of transportation.

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Oct 27

Design for Rio Metro's Valencia County Transit Facility Underway

Posted on October 27, 2020 at 2:19 PM by Riann Martinez

The design for Rio Metro's Valencia County Transit Facility is underway. This new facility will enable Rio Metro to relocate its bus administration and operations from two at-capacity facilities leased from the Village of Los Lunas and shared with other Village services. It will also give Rio Metro the ability to enlarge its bus fleet in future years and provide even more service to Valencia County residents. 

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Sep 23

4th Annual Rail Safety Week - Ramping Up Educational Efforts Around the State

Posted on September 23, 2020 at 12:00 AM by Riann Martinez

From September 21-27, 2020 Rio Metro is joining railroad companies and operators in the U.S., Mexico and Canada in an effort to raise awareness about rail safety education. Learn about Rio Metro's efforts in central New Mexico, as well as state-wide efforts by New Mexico Operation Lifesaver. 

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