News Flash

Posted on: October 31, 2019

Freedom Pass Program Expanding

Rio Metro Freedom To Ride Program Kick Off

Starting on November 15, 2019, the Freedom to Ride program, an extension of the Rio Metro Regional Transit District’s Veterans Annual Pass program, will be extended to active duty military as well as veterans and anyone with a federally issued v...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Staff Profile: Vincent Garcia

Rail Runner Track Supervisor Vincent Garcia

Have you ever seen a pickup truck driving along the railroad tracks in Albuquerque, Los Lunas, or Belen, and wondered how in the world is that possible and what is it doing out there? The pickup truck is actually called a Hi-rail, and the driver is Vincen...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Join Us for Santa's Village!

Santa Sitting on a Large Red Bag of Gifts

On Saturday, December 14, the Rio Metro Regional Transit District is hosting the 7th Annual Santa's Village at the Santa Fe Railyard. Join us for this free, family-friendly event featuring games, crafts, interactive displays, mini-train rides, and, of cou...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Staff Safety Tips

Staff Safety Tips

Safety is the number one priority for Rio Metro and the New Mexico Rail Runner Express. Meet some of our staff and find out their tips for staying safe around trains and railroad tracks.

Terry Doyle, Director, Rio Metro Regional Transit DistrictTerry's Rai...

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Additional Rail Safety Information Metro Spotlight
Posted on: October 31, 2019

Exploring the Roads Less Traveled

Docents Visit the Luna Mansion During a Tour

On Friday, October 18, 2019, docents from La Fonda on the Plaza in Santa Fe were treated to a familiarization (FAM) tour of Los Lunas and Valencia County. Twenty-three docents, along with La Fonda, Rio Metro and Village of Los Lunas staff, were given the ...

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Metro Spotlight
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 ...

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Metro Spotlight