Transportation

Roadways:

  • Interstate 25. There are 6 exit/entry points to I-25 from Rio Communities.
  • Highway 47: Highway 47 bisects Rio Communities from northwest to southeast. It is a major conduit to neighboring Los Lunas, Bosque Farms, Peralta and 2 entry points to     I-25 to the northwest. It bisects Highway 60 to the southeast, which proceeds easterly to Mountainair (onto the eastern side of New Mexico) and west to I-25.
  • Highway 304: Highway 304 intersects Highway 47 inside Rio Communities. It proceeds southerly to Highway 60, which proceeds easterly to Mountainair (onto the eastern side of New Mexico) and west to I-25.
  • Highway 309: Highway 309 intersects Highway 47 and proceeds east along Manzano Expressway (a beltway route connecting to Los Lunas) and west to Belen (providing 3 entry/exit points along I-25).

Bus Transit:

  • Rio Metro: A small bus service that is increasing it’s routes to all surrounding points of interest, including stops in Belen, UNM-VC and Rail Runner service. A projected future bus stop will be Rio Communities City Hall, a park and ride destination.

  Other Transport:

  • Older American Transport: A service for older American seniors to obtain transport to needed services.

Rio Metro Valencia County:

http://riometro.org/