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Posted on: June 26, 2019

International Folk Art Market - Take the Train!

Colorful beads on a blue background

The opportunity to shop for the world’s finest folk art while experiencing the dynamic diversity of global cultures comes only once a year at the International Folk Art Market Santa Fe, the world’s largest folk art festival. From July ...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: June 20, 2019

July 4th Service Schedule

Train and Bus

On Thursday, July 4, 2019, Rio Metro transit will operate on the following holiday service schedule:

  • New Mexico Rail Runner Express - Sunday Schedule
  • Rio Metro Buses - No Service

Rio Metro customer service representatives will be available by phone at 866-79...

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2019 Holiday Service Schedule Metro Spotlight
Posted on: June 20, 2019

Santa Fe Wine Festival - Take the Train!

Train in front of fall leaves

The New Mexico Rail Runner Express is providing expanded train service for the 26th Annual Santa Fe Wine Festival at El Rancho de las Golondrinas on Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7, 2019.

Wine Festival Details

Dates: July 6-7, 2019

Time: 12 noon to 6 p.m...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: June 3, 2019

New Bus Service in Valencia County

red and white bus

In an effort to keep pace with growing demand for Rio Metro’s transit services in Valencia County and to offer our customers more flexibility, Rio Metro has introduced a new “deviated fixed route”. 

Rio Metro bus Rout...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: June 24, 2019

Meet Artist Zahra Marwan

Photo of a woman with long dark hair

Zahra Marwan lives in a complex world. She was born in Kuwait, but is not recognized as a citizen. She finished high school in Rio Rancho, and lived in France for three years before graduating from the University of New Mexico.

She is an award-winning illu...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: November 28, 2018

Seniors Ride Free in 2019

Seniors 62 and Older Ride Free in 2019

Rio Metro is bringing our Seniors Ride Free program back again in 2019! Starting on January 2, seniors age 62+ can ride any New Mexico Rail Runner Express train at no cost every Wednesday through the entire year. This is a great opportunity for residents ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Express Magazine Summer 2019

The Summer 2019 issue of Express Magazine contains fun feature stories, information on events, a rail and bus connections guide, and much more! Click the cover image to read Express. 

Featured Stories

  • Guided Tours Offer Adventure for Locals and Vis...
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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Bike Share to Double in Size

White bicycle against a colorful wall

Rio Metro Regional Transit District’s bike share program, “Pace ABQ,” celebrated its first birthday in April of 2019, and is proving to be a great success during its first year of operation. For that reason, Rio Metro is plea...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

New Bus Service in Valencia County

red and white bus

In an effort to keep pace with growing demand for Rio Metro’s transit services in Valencia County and to offer our customers more flexibility, Rio Metro has introduced a new “deviated fixed route”. 

Rio Metro bus Rout...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

A New Way to View the Schedule

To and From Schedule Options

Finding your train schedule just got easier!  The New Mexico Rail Runner Express recently introduced a new online responsive schedule option. Passengers viewing the schedule on our website can now select their stations of origin and destination, ...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Meet Rio Metro's G-2 Team

Facility Maintenance Staff

It is a crew with a wide variety of skills: jeweler, construction worker, automotive professional. One man even did time as a meat cutter at Furr’s, which really comes in handy when the Rio Metro Regional Transit District’s “...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Exhibits Examine Consequences of Drugs and Brain Function

Natural History Museum Exhibit

The alarming escalation in opioid, methamphetamine, and illegal drug deaths in New Mexico and throughout the United States has reached epidemic proportions. The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science will host two separate yet complementary, t...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Seniors Ride Free in 2019

Seniors 62 and Older Ride Free in 2019

Rio Metro is bringing our Seniors Ride Free program back again in 2019! Starting on January 2, seniors age 62+ can ride any New Mexico Rail Runner Express train at no cost every Wednesday through the entire year. This is a great opportunity for residents ...

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