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Map of Taos area routes Santa Fe Routes and Schedules Chile Line Red Routes and Schedules Taos Express Routes and Schedules Penasco Routes and Schedules Taos Routes and Schedules Tres Piedras Routes and Schedules Red River Routes and Schedules Questa Routes and Schedules
Santa Fe Routes and Schedules Chama Routes and Schedules Jicarilla Routes and Schedules Santa Clara Routes and Schedules Chimayo Routes and Schedules Westside / Crosstown Routes and Schedules Riverside Routes and Schedules El Rito Routes and Schedules
Edgewood Routes and Schedules Turquoise Trail Routes and Schedules La Cienega Routes and Schedules Eldorado Routes and Schedules Mountain Trail Routes and Schedules Tesuque Routes and Schedules Santa Fe Routes and Schedules San Ildefonso Routes and Schedules
Map of Los Alamos area routes Los Alamos Routes and Schedules
Santa Clara Routes and Schedules San Ildefonso Routes and Schedules Jicarilla Routes and Schedules Riverside Routes and Schedules Tesuque Routes and Schedules

The next NCRTD board meeting is: Friday, December 10th, 2021 at 9:00 AM.

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Rider Alerts

RTD 255 MOUNTAIN TRAIL TO CONTINUE NON-WINTER SCHEDULE

Due to a lack of sufficient snow conditions, the North Central Regional Transit District’s Blue Bus will be continuing with the non-winter service schedule until weather conditions permit the opening of Santa Fe ski area.

For more information visit www.RidetheBlueBus.com

or call toll free 1-866-206-0754 ext. 2.

Thank You!

RTD THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY CLOSURE: 255 MOUNTAIN TRAIL WILL OPERATE

The RTD Blue Bus will not be in service on Thursday and Friday, November 25th and 26th, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, with the exception of the 255 Mountain Trail route into the Santa Fe National Forest which will operate both days.

Upon the open of Ski Santa Fe, the RTD Mountain Trail will transition to its Winter Schedule. The ski basin has a tentative opening planned for Thanksgiving Day.

For more information visit www.ridethebluebus.com
Or call toll free 1-866-206-0754 ext. 2
Thank You!

RTD FARE COLLECTION TO RESUME ON DEMAND SERVICES

At the November 5 Board meeting of the North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD), the NCRTD Board approved to reinstate fares on Demand request services in Taos and the Española areas which also have been operating fare-free during the pandemic. Demand fares are expected to resume on Monday, November 29.

RTD Demand request service operates within a 15-mile radius of the Española Transit Center, extending into northern Santa Fe County, and within two miles of the 340 RTD Chile Line Red route in the Town of Taos. It allows area residents to schedule a curb-to-curb ride within the designated area for $1 each way. The service operates Monday through Friday from 6 AM to 6 PM and must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.
Face masks continue to be required to board buses per federal law.

For more information visit www.RidetheBlueBus.com
or call toll free 1-866-206-0754 ext. 2.
Thank You!

RTD 255 MOUNTAIN TRAIL AND 305 TAOS EXPRESS TO BECOME PERMANENTLY FARE-FREE

RTD 255 MOUNTAIN TRAIL
BECOMES PERMANENTLY FARE-FREE

At the November 5 Board meeting of the North Central Regional Transit District, the NCRTD Board approved a resolution to make the RTD Blue Bus 255 Mountain Trail fare-free effective immediately.
Upon the open of Ski Santa Fe, the RTD Mountain Trail will transition to its Winter Schedule. The ski basin has a tentative opening planned for Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 25th.

RTD 305 TAOS EXPRESS
TO BECOME PERMANENTLY FARE-FREE

At the November 5 Board meeting of the North Central Regional Transit District, the NCRTD Board approved a resolution to make the RTD Blue Bus 305 Taos Express fare-free, effective immediately.

The 305 Taos Express provides weekend express service between Taos, Española and Santa Fe. Fares on the route were $5 each way between Taos and Santa Fe, and $2 from Española to Taos or Santa Fe.
Face masks continue to be required to board buses per federal law.

 

For more information visit www.RidetheBlueBus.com
or call toll free 1-866-206-0754 ext. 2.
Thank You!

 

RTD ROUTE MODIFICATIONS BEGINNING NOVEMBER 15

Due to a shortage of transit operators, the North Central Regional Transit District will modify four RTD Blue Bus routes beginning Monday, November 15.

The 180 El Rito route and the 400 Los Alamos route will be suspended until further notice.

Service on the 320 Questa and 310 Red River routes will be converted to a Demand request service between 6 AM to noon and 2 PM to 6 PM Monday through Friday. Reservations are on a first come, first served basis and must be made at least 24 hours in advance by calling toll-free 866-206-0754 ext. 2. All pickups and drop-offs will be made at designated RTD bus stops only.

The District is actively recruiting and will advise as service on the routes are reinstated.

For more information, visit RidetheBlueBus.com or call toll-free to 866-206-0754, ext. 2.

170 JICARILLA ROUTE TO BE MODIFIED OCTOBER 18

The RTD Blue Bus 170 Jicarilla route will be temporarily modified beginning October 18.

Monday and Friday service between Chama and Dulce will be suspended until further notice. Wednesday service will operate as normal.

On Tuesday and Thursday, between Chama and Farmington, trips 1W (beginning at 6:30 AM) and 1E from Chama to Farmington and back to Dulce will operate. Trip 2W will begin at Dulce Family Dollar at 11:03 AM, travel to Farmington and back to Chama at the scheduled times. The afternoon trip (3W and 3E) from Dulce to Farmington and back to Chama will NOT operate.

Face masks are required to board and must remain on for the duration of the trip.

For more information, please call toll-free 866-206-0754 (ext. 2). Routes and schedules at RidetheBlueBus.com

RTD 300 TAOS AND 305 TAOS EXPRESS ROUTE STOP CLOSURES

A road construction project on Highway NM-68 north of Española may cause intermittent delays and detours along routes: 100 Riverside, 300 Taos, and 305 Taos Express.

RTD Northbound Stop Closures:
▪ Stop #364: NM-68 & CR-137
▪ Stop #362: NM-68 & CR-42
▪ Stop #357: NM-68 & CR-49
▪ Stop #264: NM-68 & CR-57
▪ Stop #263: NM-68 & CR-51

RTD Southbound Closures:
▪ Stop #262: NM-68 & CR-51
▪ Stop #363: NM-68 & CR-42
▪ Stop: #365 NM-68 & CR-137

Will be closed until further notice due to construction. The project is expected to continue into 2022. We will keep you apprised of any expected delays during the construction phase.

For more information call toll free 1-866-206-0754 ext. 2, or visit www.ridethebluebus.com
Thank You!

PASEO DEL PUEBLO SUR BUS STOP CLOSURES

Due to the on-going Paseo del Pueblo Sur/NM Highway 68 road construction project, the following RTD bus stops will be closed until further notice:

Northbound: Paseo and Siler Rd. (Smith’s)

Southbound: Paseo and Siler Rd. (Smith’s) and Paseo and Tewa St. (Centinel Bank)

Additionally, Taos Pueblo Entrance remains closed until further notice.

Please utilize other stops along the route during this time.

Please call toll-free to 866-206-0754 ext. 2 or visit RidetheBlueBus.com for more information.

Thank You for Riding the RTD