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Special Weekend Train Schedule: October 1-2 & 8-9

train in cloudsThe New Mexico Rail Runner Express will operate on a special schedule for the weekends of October 1-2 and October 8-9, 2016. The regular schedule was modified to accommodate visitors to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. People traveling on either of these weekends need to take note of the special times. 

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RFB: Auto Repair & Maintenance

rfb request bidsThe MRCOG invites qualified individuals and firms to submit bids to provide Auto Repair & Maintenance.

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Job Access Notification: Reduction of Taxi Providers

jarc logo combinedEffective October 1, 2016, Job Access customers will no longer be able to use Albuquerque Green Cab as they will no longer be participating in Rio Metro's Job Access Program.

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Your Connection to View the Fall Colors

aspens above santa feThe North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD) has announced that service will continue on its 255 RTD (“Blue Bus”) Mountain Trail route through the fall season. The Mountain Trail route provides service from South Capitol Rail Runner Station to stops through Downtown Santa Fe, Fort Marcy Park and then up Hyde Park Rd. to recreational areas and businesses along NM 475 concluding at Ski Santa Fe. The service provides two roundtrips Monday through Friday and three on the weekends.

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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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Jose S. Lovato - A 10 Year Commuter

jose lovato webJose S. Lovato is no stranger to public transportation. In fact, he has been riding the New Mexico Rail Runner Express since its second week of public operation. A resident of the Village of Los Lunas, Lovato has been using the train and connecting buses to get to his job in Albuquerque for the past 10 years.

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Meet Our 10th Anniversay Story Contest Winners

rr 1In honor of our 10 year anniversary, the New Mexico Rail Runner Express asked our passengers to submit stories online about how the train has been a part of their lives. Ten stories were selected by a panel of judges. Read excerpts from these stories and lean more about your fellow passengers!

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Santo Domingo’s Transit-Oriented Housing Project

On May 25, the Ssanto domingo 1anto Domingo Tribal Housing Authority (SDTHA) broke ground on the Domingo Housing Project, an affordable development that is part of a larger housing master plan to transform the Pueblo into a rural transit-oriented development. The Domingo Housing Project is located within walking distance of the New Mexico Rail Runner Express Kewa Station.

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Free Senior Wednesdays are Back!

seniors ride free summer 2016The New Mexico Rail Runner Express is excited to announce that our promotion inviting seniors age 62+ to ride free on Wednesdays is back this summer. From July through September, all Wednesday trains after 8 a.m. will be free for seniors, giving residents and visitors the opportunity to explore locations in Santa Fe and Albuquerque using public transportation.

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