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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Rail Runner Service Remains Suspended

Rail Service Suspension Continues

The New Mexico Rail Runner Express passenger service remains suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Rio Metro officials and the Governor’s reopening task force have been working on new COVID-19 operational protocols that will be instituted on t...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Bus Updates and Safety Measures

Rio Metro Bus Updates

In accordance with the statewide stay-at-home order asking residents to remain in their houses to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Rio Metro bus service in Sandoval and Valencia Counties has taken measures to ensure that those who need public transit m...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Blog Post: Dial-a-Ride, An Essential Service

Dial a Ride Bus in Rio Rancho

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. While many businesses are operating in a limited capacity, or have been shut down entirely, Rio Metro ...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Rail Safety Videos Featuring Trax

Rail Safety Videos

Learn about rail safety with this fun series of videos featuring Trax, the New Mexico Rail Runner Express mascot.

 

The Videos

Each short video offers a different message about being safe on or around railroad tracks. 

Click on a video to vi...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Rio Metro Temporarily Eliminates Bus Fares

Bus Fares temporarily eliminated

Effective Tuesday, March 17, Rio Metro Regional Transit District buses and Dial-a-Ride services in Valencia and Sandoval Counties will be fare-free until further notice. 

In response to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this will reduce ca...

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Posted on: November 29, 2020

Activity Sheets for Kids

Activity Sheets Updated Spotlight

Across the country, kids have been home for months, and the school year has been a virtual experience for many. If you’re a parent or a teacher looking for fun and educational resources for the kids, Rio Metro’s rail safety activity sheets are for you!

The...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Blog Post: Dial-a-Ride, An Essential Service

Dial a Ride Bus in Rio Rancho

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. While many businesses are operating in a limited capacity, or have been shut down entirely, Rio Metro recognizes...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Mandatory Face Coverings on Rio Metro Buses

Beginning Monday, May 18, 2020 all Rio Metro passengers are required to wear face coverings in order to board its buses. These measures are being taken in adherence and with respect to the state requirement that face coverings be worn in public. ...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Blog Post: Design for Valencia County Transit Facility Underway

Valencia County Transit Facility Mock Up

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 wit...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Rio Metro Temporarily Eliminates Bus Fares

Bus Fares temporarily eliminated

Effective Tuesday, March 17, Rio Metro Regional Transit District buses and Dial-a-Ride services in Valencia and Sandoval Counties will be fare-free until further notice. 

In response to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this will reduce ca...

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Rio Metro Developing Micromobility Plan

Micromobility

Rio Metro Regional Transit District is evaluating how micromobility services, such as bikeshare, are adapting to national industry trends. The organization is developing a business plan to identify potential opportunities for micromobility service in Grea...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Love Your Wednesdays in 2020!

Seniors Ride Free Wednesdays in 2020

Rio Metro’s Seniors Ride Free program has been extended through 2020! Seniors age 62+ can ride any New Mexico Rail Runner Express train at no cost every Wednesday through the entire year. This is a great opportunity for residents and visitors to...

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Posted on: December 16, 2019

Rio Metro Route 201 Schedule Updates

White Bus

Due to the construction and traffic on US 550 in Bernalillo, Rio Metro is augmenting the current Route 201 bus service to ensure passengers will arrive on time at the Sandoval County / US 550 Rail Runner Station.

  • Effective Monday, January 13, 2020:&nbs...
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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Seniors Ride Free in 2020!

Seniors Ride Free Wednesdays in 2020

Rio Metro’s Seniors Ride Free program has been extended through 2020! Seniors age 62+ can ride any New Mexico Rail Runner Express train at no cost every Wednesday through the entire year. This is a great opportunity for residents and visitors to...

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