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Posted on: September 26, 2023

Indigenous Peoples' Day Schedule

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The New Mexico Rail Runner Express and all Rio Metro buses will operate on a regular weekday schedule on Monday, October 9, Indigenous Peoples' Day.

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Posted on: October 1, 2023

October is Pedestrian Safety Month

October is Pedestrian Safety Month

At some point every day, everyone is a pedestrian. Each October, Rio Metro and the Mid-Region Council of Governments recognize Pedestrian Safety Month with an initiative to improve safety for pedestrians and other vulnerable road users.

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Posted on: September 27, 2023

Women in Transportation: Amy Myer

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Amy Myer is Senior Finance Manager for the Mid-Region Council of Governments. In this profile, she discusses the importance of women in leadership roles and how women are making strides to overcome barriers in a male-dominated industry.

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Posted on: September 20, 2023

A Day in the Life of an Engineer

Rail Runner Engineer Jerome Armijo Sitting in the Locomotive

Jerome Armijo is a NMRX Locomotive Engineer. He often starts his day at 3:30 a.m., arriving at work a full hour early to perform inspections, safety checks, and more to ensure the Rail Runner is safe and ready for passengers on that early morning run.

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Posted on: October 2, 2023

Express Magazine

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Express Magazine is back! The Fall/Winter 2023 issue is packed with great information including holiday events, a staff profiles, Balloon Fiesta schedule, and more. Find the latest issue on the train or read it online.

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Posted on: October 2, 2023

Monthly Passes 50% Off

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Rail Runner monthly passes are discounted at 50% through December 31, 2023. Get yours today!

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