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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Job Openings

Job Opportunity Spotlight

Looking for a career with great benefits? Check out our current job opportunities!

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Bike Thru Burque is October 9-17

Bike Thru Burque 2021

"It doesn't matter where you go, JUST BIKE!"

Want some extra motivation to get out on your bike and enjoy the beautiful fall weather? Then Bike Thru Burque has got your number! 

Following a successful first year kickoff in 2020, ...


Posted on: July 15, 2021

New Facility to House Bus Operations

Valencia County Transit Facility Admin Building Rendering

Design is well underway for the Valencia County Transit Facility, the soon-to-be home of Rio Metro’s bus services in the county. Read this month's blog post to learn more about the location, use, and design of the building.

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Meet Deanna Gonzales, Rio Metro Bus Operator

Rio Metro Driver Deanna Gonzales

“I love my job!” That was the first thing Deanna Gonzales said when asked about being a Rio Metro Bus Operator. 

Her enthusiastic statement was followed by, “I take pride in my job every day.” 



Posted on: March 15, 2021

Meet Karen Mullins, Rio Metro Dispatcher

Rio Metro Dispatcher Karen Mullins

“It’s really rewarding. That’s why I like this job,” said Karen Mullins, a Dispatcher in Rio Metro’s Sandoval County office, which provides door-to-door transportation service for seniors and individuals w...


Posted on: March 15, 2021

Meet Matthew Wylie, Quality Assurance Coordinator

Matthew Wylie Quality Assurance for Rail Runner

Safety is the number one priority for Rio Metro, and safety is key to every aspect of the job for Matthew Wylie, Quality Assurance Coordinator for the Rio Metro Regional Transit District and New Mexico Rail Runner Express. 

“My first day...


Posted on: May 18, 2020

Mandatory Face Coverings on Rio Metro Buses

Beginning Monday, May 18, 2020 all Rio Metro passengers are required to wear face coverings in order to board its buses. These measures are being taken in adherence and with respect to the state requirement that face coverings be worn in public. ...


Posted on: March 16, 2020

Rio Metro Temporarily Eliminates Bus Fares

Bus Fares temporarily eliminated

Effective Tuesday, March 17, Rio Metro Regional Transit District buses and Dial-a-Ride services in Valencia and Sandoval Counties will be fare-free until further notice. 

In response to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this will reduce ca...


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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Rio Metro Developing Micromobility Plan


Rio Metro Regional Transit District is evaluating how micromobility services, such as bikeshare, are adapting to national industry trends. The organization is developing a business plan to identify potential opportunities for micromobility service in Grea...


Posted on: December 16, 2019

Rio Metro Route 201 Schedule Updates

White Bus

Due to the construction and traffic on US 550 in Bernalillo, Rio Metro is augmenting the current Route 201 bus service to ensure passengers will arrive on time at the Sandoval County / US 550 Rail Runner Station.

  • Effective Monday, January 13, 2020:&nbs...