News Flash

Posted on: September 21, 2018

Express Magazine Cover Art Contest

Express Magazine Cover Art Contest

Calling all artists! The Rio Metro Regional Transit District is seeking submissions for our Express Magazine Cover Art Contest.

The selected entry will be featured on the cover of an upcoming issue of Express Magazine, the official magazine of the New Mexi...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Meet Engineer Melissa Mackel

Engineer Melissa Mackel Standing in Front of Train

Melissa Mackel is a woman who loves watching wildlife, especially along the New Mexico Rail Runner Express tracks between Santo Domingo Pueblo and the Santa Fe Co./NM599 Station outside Santa Fe. Mackel is an Engineer on the Rail Runner, so she gets to se...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: October 1, 2018

If You See Something, Say Something

If You See Something, Say Something

The Rio Metro Regional Transit District re-launched its “If You See Something, Say Something™” campaign in August 2018. 

This is an ongoing effort led by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that encourages people...

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How well do you pay attention? Take the challenge. Metro Spotlight
Posted on: October 15, 2018

Beer and Chile: A Perfect Pair

Glass of Beer and Dinner Plate

Chile breathers are not new in New Mexico; the state’s love for green and red is well documented. However, there are those among us who believe the pepper passion is part of the reason the state’s craft beer brewing industry has expand...

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Metro Spotlight
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Express Magazine Fall/Winter 2018

Express Magazine Cover Fall Winter 2018

Check out the Fall/Winter 2018 issue of Express Magazine for great stories, a calendar of events, and all you need to know about the New Mexico Rail Runner Express.

The current issue includes a feature story on pairing local craft brews with red and green ...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Employee Recognition and Awards

MRCOG Award Recipients 2018

Congratulations goes out to Ben Ramirez, who was named Rio Metro Employee of the Year at the 2018 Mid-Region Council of Governments (MRCOG) Annual Event in September.

Ben works at the Valencia Division doing light duty repairs to the buses among other task...

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