News Flash

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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