The Rio Metro Regional Transit District provides accessible transportation services for seniors and people with disabilities residing in the Albuquerque Metro area, Rio Rancho, Los Lunas and Belen. All Rio Metro trains, stations and buses meet the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessibility requirements.
All New Mexico Rail Runner Express Stations are accessible by ramp, or mini high-level platform. All train cars are equipped with four priority seating locations and ADA accessible restrooms for customers with disabilities.
All Rio Metro buses are equipped with wheelchair lifts and related interior accessibility equipment. Designated seating for senior citizens or riders with disabilities is available on all Rio Metro buses.
Rio Metro and our transit partners provide accessible transportation services for people with disabilities residing in the Albuquerque Metro area whose impairment makes it impossible to ride any of the fixed route bus services. Individuals must meet eligibility requirements for some services.
Reduced Fares are available to: Senior citizens age 62 and over. People that show a Medicare card. People with disabilities that show disability notification from the New Mexico Motor Vehicle Department, letter from the doctor indicating the disability (with expiration date), ABQ Ride Honored Citizen card or a Disabled Veteran I.D. card.
Service animals are permitted at stations and on trains. Service animals must be leashed and kept on the floor and out of the aisles as much as possible, and must be under the control of their owners at all times.
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Any person who believes he or she has been subject to an unlawful discriminatory practice in the receipt of Rio Metro services or programs may file a complaint. For more information, view our Title VI page.