ABQ Ride

Albuquerque, NM 87102


About ABQ Ride


100 1st Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
United States

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ABQ Ride unveiled its new logo March 15.
ABQ Ride unveiled its new logo March 15.

ABQ Ride is Albuquerque‘s principal form of public transportation. It boards over 13-million passengers a year and logs a daily average of 160,000 passenger miles on its buses.

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ABQ Ride
Gas, Diesel, CNG & LNG

ABQ Ride receives first part of GILLIG CNG bus order

March 5, 2024
GILLIG has delivered 35 CNG buses to help ABQ Ride transition to a lower-emission fleet.
Videotel Digital
Communications, Navigation, CAD-AVL, GPS

Videotel selected to provide media players to ABQ RIDE system

Feb. 7, 2024
Videotel Digital’s VP92 media players will allow the ABQ RIDE agency to better communicate with its riders.
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Shelters, Stations, Fixtures, Parking & Lighting

ABQ Ride unveils new station platform in International District

March 16, 2022
The new ART platform at San Pedro and Central increases accessibility to transportation and safety in the area.
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Mobile Applications

ABQ RIDE introduces new transit app

Feb. 24, 2022
The new app improves trip planning and accessibility for riders.
City of Albuquerque
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.
Abq Ride
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

ABQ RIDE debuts electric bus

Feb. 1, 2021
The 40-foot Proterra bus seats 37 passengers and will run its first route on Route #66-Central.

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Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

City bringing first electric buses to Albuquerque

Aug. 16, 2019
This is a big step towards Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller’s sustainability goals with $2.7 million in federal grant funding.
City of Albuquerque
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Training, Testing Services

City of Albuquerque launches driver education efforts in preparation for ART buses hitting the streets

July 18, 2019
The city of Albuquerque and the Albuquerque Police Department (APD) are launching an awareness campaign to get drivers ready for the new designated ART bus lane in the ART lanes...
ABQ's new Sun Vans will feature a distinctive sky blue as their base color and designs on the sides from the city of Albuquerque.

ABQ RIDE Expanding Its Sun Van Fleet with a New Look

June 14, 2018
On June 6, 2018, Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller unveiled the new Sun Vans that will be added to the ABQ RIDE paratransit fleet.

ART Is Operational Drivers Use Caution, Stay Out of the ART Lane

Nov. 28, 2017
Albuquerque Rapid Transit service has begun on the west side to the BioPark for River of Lights. Additionally, ART drivers are training throughout the entire ART service area....
ART is now the first-ever, bus rapid transit system in the United States to receive the coveted Gold Standard from the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy the highest internationally recognized standard for BRT systems.

ART System Receives Rare Gold Standard from ITDP

Nov. 28, 2017
Albuquerque Rapid Transit has received yet another recognition for its design; and this time, it is on an international scope.

Albuquerque Rapid Transit App is Live

Nov. 28, 2017
The Albuquerque Rapid Transit team has launched a new app that is ready for download at both the iTunes store and the Google Play Store — search for ABQRide+.
IndyGo visited ABQ's BRT line construction.

ABQ Ride Hosts Indianapolis Transit to Exchange Ideas on Bus Rapid Transit

June 6, 2017
In 2012, when Albuquerque, New Mexico was exploring the idea of operating a Bus Rapid Transit system, its officials visited Cleveland to ride and observe that city’s “HealthLine...

Bradbury Stamm Announces ART Project’s Local Subcontractors

Oct. 14, 2016
The Albuquerque Rapid Transit (ART) project team will begin heavy construction on October 17th within the construction corridor on Central Avenue from Coors Boulevard to Louisiana...

Albuquerque Rapid Transit (ART) Team To Perform No-Cost Property Surveying

Aug. 25, 2016
As part of the pre-construction work on the Albuquerque Rapid Transit (ART) Project, Bradbury Stamm Construction and its subcontractors will be providing pre-construction surveys...