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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 the train o...

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Metro Spotlight
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: January 7, 2021

New Software Implementation

Rio Metro Bus

Rio Metro is in the process of implementing a new scheduling software for our Dial-a-Ride service. The new software, called Ecolane, will streamline the delivery of shared ride service, reduce costs, and improve efficiencies. Implementation will take plac...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: December 23, 2020

Rail Runner Receives Final PTC Certification

New Mexico Rail Runner Express

The New Mexico Rail Runner Express has been notified by the Federal Railroad Administration that its Positive Train Control or “PTC” system has been approved and conditionally certified by the FRA. This means that the commuter train op...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Schedule

MLK Jr Holiday Schedule 2021

Rio Metro Bus

There will be no Rio Metro bus service on Monday, January 18, 2021 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. 

New Mexico Rail Runner Express

New Mexico Rail Runner Express passenger service remains suspended

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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: January 7, 2021

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Schedule

MLK Jr Holiday Schedule 2021

Rio Metro Bus

There will be no Rio Metro bus service on Monday, January 18, 2021 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. 

New Mexico Rail Runner Express

New Mexico Rail Runner Express passenger service remains suspended

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

New Software Implementation

Rio Metro Bus

Rio Metro is in the process of implementing a new scheduling software for our Dial-a-Ride service. The new software, called Ecolane, will streamline the delivery of shared ride service, reduce costs, and improve efficiencies. Implementation will take plac...

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Posted on: December 23, 2020

Rail Runner Receives Final PTC Certification

New Mexico Rail Runner Express

The New Mexico Rail Runner Express has been notified by the Federal Railroad Administration that its Positive Train Control or “PTC” system has been approved and conditionally certified by the FRA. This means that the commuter train op...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

An End-of-Year Message from the Director

Message from the Director

Happy Holidays Everyone!

As we embrace the season of giving and head toward turning the page on what has undoubtedly been an interesting year to say the least, I am reminded that despite the hardships we have faced during much of this year, there is much f...

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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: 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: 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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