Accessible Transportation

Rio Metro provides accessible transportation services for people with disabilities residing in Albuquerque Metro, Rio Rancho, Los Lunas and Belen whose impairment makes it impossible to ride any of the fixed route bus services.

  • Bus services run Monday through Friday, except for holidays.
  • All buses are ADA compliant and are equipped with wheelchair lifts.

Rio Rancho ι Valencia County  ι Pueblo of Isleta

Rio Rancho Dial-a-Ride

Rio Rancho Dial-a-Ride runs weekdays only and is a door-to-door transportation service for Rio Rancho residents 55 years of age and older*, and for disabled adults 18 years of age and older. This service is for Rio Rancho residents only and you must be registered to use the service.

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To a city facility in Rio Rancho

$1 each way

Within the City of Rio Rancho

$2 each way

To the Cottonwood Mall area (Mondays & Tuesdays only)

$3 each way

(For medical related appointments only) 

$4 each way

*Notice: Starting September 4, 2018, Rio Metro will begin selling monthly and 10-trip passes on the buses for the Rio Rancho Dial-a-Ride. Also, the age requirement to qualify for the service will become 62 years and older. pdfView Notice (Downloadable PDF)

Rio Rancho Dial-a-Ride uses fare cards and does not accept cash*.

Valencia County Dial-a-Ride

The Rio Metro Regional Transit District operates the Dial-a-Ride service available to the general public, including seniors and individuals with disabilities, in Valencia County. Rides must be requested by 12 NOON one business day in advance.

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Full Fare One Way

Reduced Fare One Way

Full Fare 10-Trip Pass

Reduced Fare 10-Trip Pass

Full Fare Monthly Pass

Reduced Monthly Pass

$1 each way

$ .50 each way





Reduced fares for:

    • Students (with a valid student ID)
    • Youth ages 10-17
    • Seniors ages 62+
    • Medicare card holders
    • Mobility impaired
    • Children 9 & under ride free

Individuals with disabilities need to be prepared to show one of the following:

    • Medicare card
    • NM Motor Vehicle Department notification
    • Letter from doctor indicating the disability (with expiration date)
    • An ABQ RIDE Honored Citizen Card
    • A Santa Fe Ride Card or Santa Fe Trails Half Fare Card
    • A Disabled Veteran ID card

Pueblo of Isleta Dial-a-Ride

pueblo isleta dial ride van 2The Pueblo of Isleta Dial-a-Ride operates weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for trips within the Pueblo, to the ABQ RIDE Route 53 stop on NM 314, and to Wal-Mart in Los Lunas.

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Pueblo of Isleta Dial-a-Ride passengers will not be charged a fare. Instead, the Pueblo has arranged to pay all fares. Should that policy change, the Valencia County Dial-a-Ride fares would apply.