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EIGHT RTD BLUE BUS ROUTES TO BE TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED OR MODIFIED AMID COVID-19 OUTBREAK

By RTD

While continuing to provide an essential service during the COVID-19 outbreak, the North Central Regional Transit District has identified eight of its 29 routes that will be temporarily suspended or modified beginning Wednesday, March 25.

 

The changes will be in effect until further notice.

 

Suspended routes are: 290 Edgewood, 305 Taos Express, 400 Los Alamos

 

Modified routes include the 800 Angel Fire route which will operate Monday through Friday only, no weekend service. The 260 La Cienega, 270 Turquoise Trail, 280 Eldorado and 350 UNM Taos will each operate on a demand request ride basis from 7AM to 6PM. Riders on these routes needing service can call at least 24 hours in advance to schedule pick-up. The scheduled ride will only provide for pickups and drop-offs at designated stops along the existing route.

 

The NCRTD continues to take aggressive measures to clean and disinfect passenger vehicles. Our top priorities are to continue service to the public, and to keep them and our employees healthy and safe. The District asks that anyone experiencing flu symptoms refrain from boarding our vehicles. Thank you for partnering with us to help prevent the spread of any germs and flu.

 

The North Central Regional Transit District provides fare-free bus service on 27 of 29 routes to a service area that encompasses over 10,000 square miles of north central New Mexico including the Counties of Taos, Los Alamos, Rio Arriba and Santa Fe; as well as the Pueblos of Pojoaque, Ohkay Owingeh, Nambé, San Ildefonso, Santa Clara and Tesuque. The agency’s signature “RTD Blue Buses” provide additional transit connections to New Mexico Rail Runner, Santa Fe Trails, NMDOT Park and Ride, Los Alamos Atomic City Transit and Red River Miner’s Transit.

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