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City of Albuquerque's zero-fare program becomes permanent

Nov. 13, 2023
The Albuquerque City Council voted to make the ABQ RIDE zero-fare pilot program a permanent part of the city's transportation services after a two-year pilot.
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Safety & Security

Albuquerque Police Department conducts narcotics operation at bus stops

Sept. 18, 2023
The operation resulted in six felony arrests for trafficking controlled substance and conspiracy to traffic-controlled substance, two felony warrants cleared, 122 fentanyl pills...
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An ABQ RIDE bus on a route; fares will be free starting Jan. 1, 2022 on ABQ RIDE buses and other transit services as part of a year-long pilot program.
Fare Collection

ABQ Ride, Art and Sun Van will be zero fare as part of pilot project starting Jan. 1

Dec. 22, 2021
The one-year pilot project is supported by a $3-million investment from the city of Albuquerque.
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Interim Transit Director of ABQ RIDE Stephanie Dominguez, Council President Cynthia Borrego and Rancho Sereno Board Member Deborah Cox break ground on a new bus shelter at the corner of Coors Boulevard NW and Eagle Ranch Road.
Shelters, Benches and Equipment

Ground breaks on ABQ RIDE bus shelter a decade in the marking

Dec. 21, 2021
The stop at Coors Boulevard NW and Eagle Ranch Road is scheduled to be completed in February 2022.
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Holcomb began his career 30 years ago gaining experience in the private and public transportation sector.

Transit Director Danny Holcomb retires after 25 years with city Albuquerque

Nov. 22, 2021
Transit Director Danny Holcomb served as director of the department for the past two years, leading staff through a pandemic that posed many challenges to the city’s public transportati...
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Rendering of the Old Town ART Station upon completion.
Shelters, Stations, Fixtures, Parking & Lighting

ART station upgrades begin to increase safety, construct shelters

Oct. 19, 2021
Construction on the ART station located at Central Avenue and San Pedro Drive kicks off a series of upgrades to several of the city’s existing platforms.

City of Albuquerque launching ARTx in major upgrade to rapid ride service

Aug. 10, 2020
The modern buses offer more room for bikes and Wi-Fi service, transforming Route 790-Rapid Ride/Blue Line.
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A Proterra electric bus makes a demonstration appearance at Transit's Yale Facility on April 18, 2019
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

City of Albuquerque awarded funding for electric buses and 24 electric vehicle charging stations

April 23, 2020
The funding for electric buses serves as the local match to the Low-No Grant the city received last year from the FTA.