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Service Changes

The Rio Metro Regional Transit District strives to deliver service that is responsive to public need, affordable, convenient, and reliable, while providing a safe and secure atmosphere for passengers and employees. Learn about changes that are being made to improve our services and policies.


service changes collageProposed New Train Schedule

The New Mexico Rail Runner Express will soon be implementing a new weekend train schedule. The new schedule would begin sometime in late March 2017 to coincide with the opening of the Zia Station in Santa Fe. In addition, there will be minor adjustments in timing to the weekday schedule. 

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Sandoval County Bus Routes

On Monday, December 5, 2016, several changes will go into effect for Rio Metro’s Sandoval County bus routes. While these changes will primarily affect bus route 201, all riders using bus routes 8, 201, 202 and 204 are encouraged to visit the Rio Metro website for detailed information.

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Bus Policy Changes 2015

The Rio Metro Regional Transit District is making changes to the bus Riders Guide. A new Deviated Fixed Route Policy and No-Show Policy for the buses have also been developed. These policies will become effective on April 6, 2015. 


Valencia County Service Improvement Plan

The Rio Metro Regional Transit District is evaluating options to improve transit services in Valencia County in response to growth and economic development in the region. Rio Metro's Valencia County Service Improvement Plan includes potential bus routes that serve key roads, businesses and popular destinations. The final improvements will be based on public comment, funding, and an evaluation of the initial routes implemented.