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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Rail Safety Week 2021

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The 5th Annual Rail Safety Week takes place from September 20-26, 2021. This year, we're answering all of your rail safety questions, and sharing information on how to reduce injuries and fatalities around trains and railroad tracks.

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Passenger Service Returns to Full Schedule

Rail Runner Resumes Full Service

The New Mexico Rail Runner Express resumed its full pre-COVID schedule on Monday, May 24, 2021. The full schedule includes weekend train service.  

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Job Openings

Job Opportunity Spotlight

Looking for a career with great benefits? The Rio Metro Regional Transit District is currently seeking Transit Operators / Bus Drivers.

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Posted on: May 22, 2021

Rio Metro Bus Service Updates

Rio Metro Bus Updates

Rio Metro bus service in Sandoval and Valencia Counties has taken measures to ensure that those who need public transit most, will continue to be able to access it. 

In an effort to ensure the safety of employees, contractors and riders of Rio Met...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Express Magazine Special Edition

Express Magazine Anniversary Edition

Read the 15 Year Anniversary edition of Express, the official magazine of the New Mexico Rail Runner Express.

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Safe and Healthy Travel

Safe and Healthy Travels Rio Metro Transit

New Mexico Rail Runner Express

The New Mexico Rail Runner Express returned to its full pre-COVID schedule including weekend service on May 24, 2021.  Learn More

Boarding: Stand clear of the doors and allow passengers to disembark before bo...

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

Rio Rancho Dial-a-Ride Service Update

Rio Metro Red Bus

Children up to age 17 can now ride with any eligible Rio Rancho Dial-a-Ride rider. This update took effect on September 13, 2021.

When scheduling your ride, please let the Reservationist know if you have a child riding with you and the age of the child. Ri...

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

New Facility to House Bus Operations

Valencia County Transit Facility Admin Building Rendering

Design is well underway for the Valencia County Transit Facility, the soon-to-be home of Rio Metro’s bus services in the county. Read this month's blog post to learn more about the location, use, and design of the building.

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Meet Deanna Gonzales, Rio Metro Bus Operator

Rio Metro Driver Deanna Gonzales

“I love my job!” That was the first thing Deanna Gonzales said when asked about being a Rio Metro Bus Operator. 

Her enthusiastic statement was followed by, “I take pride in my job every day.” 

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Meet Karen Mullins, Rio Metro Dispatcher

Rio Metro Dispatcher Karen Mullins

“It’s really rewarding. That’s why I like this job,” said Karen Mullins, a Dispatcher in Rio Metro’s Sandoval County office, which provides door-to-door transportation service for seniors and individuals w...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Meet Matthew Wylie, Quality Assurance Coordinator

Matthew Wylie Quality Assurance for Rail Runner

Safety is the number one priority for Rio Metro, and safety is key to every aspect of the job for Matthew Wylie, Quality Assurance Coordinator for the Rio Metro Regional Transit District and New Mexico Rail Runner Express. 

“My first day...

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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.

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