New Mexico Commuting laws & HR compliance analysis

New Mexico Commuting: What you need to know

The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) manages the Transit & Rail Bureau. There are local programs that provide commuting services.
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Vanpools. The NMVanpools program provides information on vanpool programs. Go to http://www.nmvanpools.org for information.
Bus service. NMDOT’s Park and Ride program maintains park and ride lots for commuters using public bus service or using busses to access the Rail Runner. Monthly passes, which can be purchased online, are available that provide unlimited travel on individual routes and are transferable among individuals. Systemwide passes are also available. For information, go to http://dot.state.nm.usor by 866-551-7433.
There are some larger regional commuting programs in the state and also some local programs and private transit companies. Check with the city or town hall in your locality for information on these programs.
The city of Albuquerque maintains ABQ RIDE, an extensive rideshare and mass transit commuting program. Go towww.cabq.govfor more information.
The Rio Metro Regional Transit District extends from Sante Fe to Los Lunas and Belen and encompasses commuter transit, airport shuttles, and the Rail Runner trains. For more information on its programs, go to http://riometro.org.
Rail Runner The Rail Runner railroad commuter line runs along the I-25 corridor. Stations have drop-off areas and park and ride lots within walking distance. Local buses make stops at stations. Trains also have wireless Internet capacity. Call 866-795-RAIL for information, or go to www.nmrailrunner.com.
Last reviewed October 2014.

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