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Posted on: February 21, 2019

New Year, More Bikes!

Pace bike with cyclist

After a tremendous riding season last year, Rio Metro is gearing up to double the Pace ABQ bike share system size and add new features in 2019. 

Here’s a peek at what’s coming soon: 

  • An enhanced locking mechanism
  • New GPS...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Expanded Bus Service to Santa Fe Community College

Santa Fe Trails Logo

Responding to requests from students and staff at the Santa Fe Community College, the City of Santa Fe's Transit Division has expanded its Route 22 bus service between the Santa Fe Co. / NM 599 Rail Runner Station and the College.

The Transit Division hear...


Posted on: January 30, 2019

Los Lunas Flush with Spring Events

King of the Hill Trail Run in Los Lunas

Whether your interest is art, outdoor adventure, trains, or family fun, the Village of Los Lunas has lots to offer both locals and visitors this spring. 

For Art Lovers

For those who enjoy art and history, Ayer, Hoy, Y Mañana – Yesterday, Today, an...


Posted on: January 11, 2019

Exhibits Examine Consequences of Drugs and Brain Function

Natural History Museum Exhibit

The alarming escalation in opioid, methamphetamine, and illegal drug deaths in New Mexico and throughout the United States has reached epidemic proportions. The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science will host two separate yet complementary, t...


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Posted on: December 17, 2018

ABQ RIDE Retirees Take the Train

ABQ RIDE retirees on the train

Each year, ABQ RIDE hosts a reunion for retired employees. This year’s event featured a fun twist – a ride to Santa Fe on the New Mexico Rail Runner Express! On Monday, December 3, a group of former bus drivers, maintenance staff, and other retired employ...


Posted on: November 28, 2018

Seniors Ride Free in 2019

Seniors 62 and Older Ride Free in 2019

Rio Metro is bringing our Seniors Ride Free program back again in 2019! Starting on January 2, 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 ...


Posted on: November 22, 2016

Rio Metro Receives Award from FTA

Woman accepting an award

On  Monday, April 9, 2018, the Rio Metro Regional Transit District  received an award for Excellence in Grant Management from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).

The award for Excellence in Grant Management 5307 Program was accepted...