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View Frequently Asked Questions about Albuquerque Rapid Transit.

 

How do I buy tickets?

Ticket fare can be purchased from the ABQ RIDEtix app available for iOS 8.0 and later as well as at ticket vending machines available at each station. ART has a proof of payment system so please activate your ticket before you are on the station platform. Keep your pass available throughout your trip and be prepared for fare inspection.

How do I transfer?

ART fare counts as ABQ RIDE bus fare, and ABQ RIDE bus fare counts as ART fare. Rail Runner fare will also count as ART and ABQ RIDE fare. View fare and bus pass information.

How much do passes cost?

ABQ RIDE prices are staying the same. View fare and bus pass information.

How frequent is service?

Between Unser and Louisiana, ART will arrive every 7-8 minutes. On Central east of Louisiana and on Louisiana north of Central, ART will arrive every 15 minutes.

What are the hours of operation?

View hours of operation.

Where are stations located?

Stations are located approximately every ½ mile on Central between Coors and Louisiana. They are well lit and most are located in the middle of the street.

All ART stations include designated pedestrian crossing signals so customers can safely cross the street and walk to and from the station.

What if my phone battery dies and I'm using mobile ticketing?

It is the passengers responsibility to have valid ticket fare at all times.

Can I bring my bike?

Yes. With ART, you can bring your bike right onto the bus. Before boarding, make sure there is room on board. If the racks are full but there is adequate room, you may stand with your bike during the trip. Always enter through the back door with your bike. If there is not enough room available on board, you may be asked to wait for the next bus.

Is ART accessible?

 ART has level entry which makes it easier for those with wheelchairs, walkers and strollers to board. Passengers using wheelchairs can choose to ride in either a forward-facing or rear-facing self-securing wheelchair space. There are Braille "Stop Requested" buttons on the bus and Braille information located on the ticket vending machines. Additionally, audio and vibratory signals will also be at pedestrian crossings.

Where can I park to ride ART?

There are three park and ride locations: Central and Unser Transit Center; Uptown Transit Center; Louisiana and Central/EXPO.

Where can I find more assistance?

If you have a question about anything transit related, call 311.