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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Day of the Tread Rail Runner Family Fun Ride

Day of the Tread Family Ride Logo

Mark your calendar for the annual Day of the Tread bike ride on Sunday, October 27, 2019 presented by True Health New Mexico. 

Day of the Tread

The ride benefits New Mexico charities serving children and families. This Halloween / Day of the Dead t...


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Posted on: September 30, 2019

Staff Safety Tips

Safety is the number one priority for Rio Metro and the New Mexico Rail Runner Express. Meet some of our staff and find out their tips for staying safe around trains and railroad tracks.

Terry Doyle, Director, Rio Metro Regional Transit DistrictTerry's Rai...


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Posted on: September 30, 2019

Meet Our Employees of the Year

Employee of the year gold and black logo

Three staff members were recognized as Employees of the Year during the September 2019 annual event for the Rio Metro Regional Transit District (RMRTD) and Mid-Region Council of Governments (MRCOG). 

The following employees were nominated by their...


Posted on: September 23, 2019

Express Magazine Fall/Winter Issue Now Available!

Magazine cover with illustration of luminarias

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

Featured Stories

  • Meet Matthew Stone: Operations Supervisor for the Rail Runner
  • NM Restaurant Week: A Soul-Fee...

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 ...