Albuquerque

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Overview - Albuquerque

Located on the Rio Grande, Albuquerque is the seat of Bernalillo County and the largest city by population in New Mexico. It has approximately 546,000 inhabitants in the city proper as of 2010. The Albuquerque metropolitan area (Albuquerque) comprised 918,018 residents as of the 2019 US Census Bureau Estimate.


Albuquerque's rapid transit network consists of two bus rapid transit services. It also has a commuter rail line connecting it with Santa Fe.

Albuquerque Rapid Transit

Opened 2019, ART consists of two bus rapid transit services that serve the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Red Line

The ART Red Line (766) is a 20.2 km bus rapid transit service on an East-West alignment. It runs from Central and Unser Transit Center in the west to Uptown Transit Center in the east via downtown Albuquerque along Central Ave, serving 23 stations (four of which are single directional in downtown Albuquerque). Most of its route is shared with the Green Line.


The Red Line was opened in November 2019. The Red Line is owned and operated by ABQ RIDE.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
Red20'20'20'30'

Schedules -- Last Updated: June 27, 2020

Green Line

The ART Green Line (777) is a 22 km bus rapid transit service on an East-West alignment. It runs from Central and Unser Transit Center in the west to Tramway in the east via downtown Albuquerque along Central Ave, serving 24 stations (four of which are single directional in downtown Albuquerque). Most of its route is shared with the Red Line.


The Green Line was opened in November 2019. The Green Line is owned and operated by ABQ RIDE.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
Green20'20'20'30'

Schedules -- Last Updated: June 27, 2020

Rio Metro Commuter Rail

Opened 2006, Rio Metro Commuter Rail consists of a single commuter rail line that serves the corridor between Albuquerque and Santa Fe.

New Mexico Rail Runner Express

The New Mexico Rail Runner Express is a 156 km commuter rail line on a North-South alignment. It runs from Santa Fe Depot in the north to Belen in the south via Downtown Albuquerque, serving 15 full time stations.


The New Mexico Rail Runner Express was opened in July 2006 and the latest extension was to Santa Fe in December 2008. The New Mexico Rail Runner Express is owned by NMDOT and is operated by Rio Metro.

References & Helpful Links

ART at Wikipedia

New Mexico Rail Runner Express at Wikipedia

Official Website for Albuquerque Rapid Transit: City of Albuquerque

Official Website for New Mexico Rail Runner Express: Rio Metro


Maps

Official System Map - ART [PDF] [Last Accessed June 27, 2020]


Other Sources

Albuquerque, USA at BRTDATA.org

Asset Notes

ART line colors taken from official timetable as of June 2020.

New Mexico Rail Runner Express line colors taken from logo on official timetable as of June 2020.


Last Updated: Jun 28, 2020

Old Maps
Note: Not all maps reflect changes in service. Older maps may contain inaccuracies.
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