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Posted on: September 17, 2019

Meet Stephanie Paiz, Program Support Coordinator

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With more than 13 years on the job and over 800 presentations and trainings under her belt, Stephanie Paiz is truly a wealth of knowledge when it comes to staying safe around trains and railroad tracks.  

As Program Support Coordinator for the Rio...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: September 3, 2019

Rail Safety Week 2019

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National Rail Safety Week is this September 22-28. The goal of Rail Safety Week is to raise awareness across the United States of the need for rail safety education, and to empower the general public to keep themselves safe near rail crossings and railroa...

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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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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: August 22, 2019

Write On: Passengers Collaborate on Novel

Author Tim Crum holds his first novel

There are many reasons for riding the New Mexico Rail Runner Express: 1) You can sit back and let someone else do the driving; 2) Riding saves vehicle maintenance and gas money, especially when prices soar; 3) You don’t waste time looking for pa...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: July 5, 2019

Express Magazine Summer Issue

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The Summer 2019 issue of Express Magazine contains fun feature stories, information on events, a rail and bus connections guide, and much more!

Featured Stories

  • Guided Tours Offer Adventure for Locals and Visitors Alike
  • Write On: Rail Runner Passengers Colla...
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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Man vs. Train

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Every day, people tempt fate and are injured or killed around transit tracks. Check out these tips for staying safe around the tracks.

Rail Safety Tips

  • Look twice: Look both ways and listen before crossing the tracks. Expect a train at any time and from eit...
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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Los Ranchos Station Parking

Los Ranchos Rail Station Sign

Beginning Friday, September 20 through Wednesday, September 25, 2019, approximately 10 parking spaces near the platform at the Los Ranchos / Journal Center Station will be closed for minor construction work.

The parking spaces affected by this closure will...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Community Outreach Events

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Rio Metro staff attends a variety of events throughout the year to educate people about transit use and safety. Look for us the following public events in September:

Barelas Senior FiestaDate: Friday, September 6, 2019Location: Barelas Senior Cent...

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

Los Ranchos Station Expansion and Improvements

Los Ranchos Rail Station Sign

Rio Metro will begin the construction of parking and pedestrian improvements at the Los Ranchos / Journal Center Rail Runner Station in early July. The primary purpose of this project is to increase the parking capacity of the Los Ranchos/Journal Center R...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Express Magazine Summer 2019

Magazine cover with illustration of a train and people

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: 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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