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Welcome to the Rio Metro Regional Transit District Blog! Here you will find resources and information related to the New Mexico Rail Runner Express, Rio Metro’s bus services, public transportation, transit safety, special events and more.  

New Rail Safety Activity Sheets

Posted July 29, 2020 - Across the country, kids have been home for months, and the start of the school year may be a virtual experience for many. If you’re a parent or a teacher looking for fun and educational resources for the kids, Rio Metro’s new rail safety activity sheets are for you! These free, downloadable resources are perfect for elementary age kids. 

Here’s a sample of some of the activities included: 

  • Solve the maze to get the basketball player safely across the tracks to the hoop.
  • Find important rail safety terms in the hidden word search.
  • Solve the crossword puzzle to learn what to do to stay safe at a railroad station.
  • Figure out the word scramble to learn about important railroad signs and signals.

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Connect the Dots Activity Sheet

Operation Safe Driver Week 2020

Posted on July 14, 2020 - Have you noticed a spike in unsafe driving over the past few months? According to the Governors Highway Safety Association, less traffic may be encouraging some drivers to ignore traffic safety laws. 

To promote safe driving behaviors by both our Transit Operators and the general public, Rio Metro is conducting an Operation Safe Driver Week Campaign from July 13-17, 2020. The campaign features enhanced safety messaging for our operators, as well as fundamental safe driving elements that drivers can use every time they enter a vehicle.

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Operation Safe Driver Week Daily Safety Tips