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RFP: On-Call Legal Services

RFPThe Mid-Region Council of Governments (MRCOG), invites individuals and firms to submit proposals for a Contract for the work indicated in the title page of this solicitation in accordance with specifications contained in this Request for Proposals (RFP). The purpose of this solicitation is to select multiple individual(s)/firm(s) that will assist the MRCOG, its employees, Board of Directors, and governing board, the Rio Metro Regional Transit District (“RMRTD”) and its employees, Board of Directors and governing board in providing the necessary expertise and resources to provide legal services to support the Board of Directors of the MRCOG and RMRTD. 

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Take the Train to the Bugg Lights Display!

bugg lights smFor the third year in a row, the Harvey House Museum in Belen is home to the Bugg Lights, a dazzling display of holiday lights, beautifully decorated trees and whimsical characters. Take the New Mexico Rail Runner Express to Belen to experience this uniquely New Mexican holiday tradition!

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RFP: On-Call Professional Services

RFPThe Mid-Region Council of Governments (MRCOG) invites qualified individuals and firms to submit proposals that cover a range of areas that relate to the MRCOG, the Mid-Region Planning Organization (MRMPO), the Rio Metro Regional Transit District (RMRTD) and the Rural Transportation Planning Organization (RTPO) for planning and implementing specific transportation and transit projects.

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Join Us for the 4th Annual Santa's Village

santa-villageJoin us on Saturday, December 10th, 2016, for Santa's Village at the Santa Fe Railyard. This free, family-friendly event will feature games, crafts, interactive displays, mini-train rides, and, of course, pictures with Santa! There will be one extra northbound and one extra southbound New Mexico Rail Runner Express train to accommodate our guests. Don’t forget to save the date for this very special event! 

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Changes to Sandoval County Bus Routes

route 201Effective Monday, December 5, 2016, the following changes will go into effect for Rio Metro’s Sandoval County bus routes:

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Take the Train to Ski and Play in Santa Fe!

skier smTake the train to ski and play in Santa Fe this season. With one easy bus connection, the New Mexico Rail Runner Express can connect you to Ski Santa Fe, the Santa Fe National Forrest, Ten Thousand Waves and various points downtown including several hotels. Ride the train north and catch the new North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD) Mountain Trail bus at the South Capitol Station to begin your adventure!

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Meet Josh, Materials Supervisor for the Rail Runner

staff profile josh brennanAlthough a large part of Josh Brennan’s job is keeping the New Mexico Rail Runner Express running, an equally large part is getting it to stop.

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BICI Bike Share an Overwhelming Success!

bici downtown central stationIn the fall of 2014, Downtown ABQ MainStreet Initiative applied for and received a $15k grant from PNM to plan and implement a pilot bikeshare program in downtown Albuquerque. Upon news of a bikeshare program, businesses reached out expressing financial support for the program. And so, what was going to be about 5-10 bicycles grew to 65!

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Job Opening: Rio Metro Operator/Bus Driver - Valencia County

Job Opportunity SmallThe Mid-Region Council of Governments/Rio Metro Regional Transit District (MRCOG/RMRTD) seeks professional to transport passengers for curb to curb and fixed route bus service in the Valencia County offices.

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Mobile Ticketing App Now Available

app teaserThe New Mexico Rail Runner Express now has an official ticketing app. The app, which is available for both iPhone and Android, will allow passengers to purchase tickets, check the status of the train, view the schedule, and more. In addition to the app, the Rail Runner has also introduced a new, easy to use, online ticketing system.

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10 Years of Commuter Rail Service

10 year anniv logo smJuly 2016 marked 10 years of commuter rail service in New Mexico. Over the past decade, the New Mexico Rail Runner Express has transformed public transportation in our state, providing access to areas as far north as Taos and as far south as Socorro. We celebrated this exciting milestone with events and giveaways for passengers along the rail corridor.

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