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Route Detours

Information about ABQ RIDE route detours and route delays.

Temporary Reduced Service Due to COVID-19

Starting Saturday March 28, 2020:

No ART service – temporarily suspended all days of the week.

All other routes will run Saturday service all days except Sunday.  Regular Sunday service will run on Sundays.

These routes are temporarily suspended due to Saturday service from Monday through Saturday:

  • #6 - Indian School Commuter
  • #7 - Candelaria Commuter
  • #12 - Constitution Commuter
  • #13 - Comanche Commuter
  • #34 - San Pedro Commuter
  • #37 - 12th St. /Rio Grande (its companion route, #36-12th St. /Rio Grande will continue to operate)
  • #92 - Taylor Ranch Express
  • #93 - Academy Commuter
  • #94 - Unser Commuter
  • #96 - Crosstown Commuter
  • #97 - Zuni Express
  • #98 - Wyoming Commuter
  • #140 - San Mateo/ CNM Work Force
  • #162 - Ventana Ranch / Unser
  • #217 - Downtown-KAFB Ltd. (due to Rail Runner suspension)
  • #222 - Rio Bravo Rail Runner Connection (due to Rail Runner suspension)
  • #250 - Airport/Downtown (due to Rail Runner suspension)
  • #251 - Rail Runner Shuttle (due to Rail Runner suspension)
  • #551 - Jefferson-Paseo del Norte Express
  • #766 – ART-Red Line
  • #777 – ART-Green Line

A Saturday service also means the only route going onto Kirtland Air Force Base is the #157-Montaño/Uptown/Kirtland. The first trip to arrive on base will be at 8:31a.m.

 

Detour: Route #155-Coors

Effective Saturday, March 28 to the end of service on Sunday, March 29, 2020. Detouring due to the temporary closing of the Northwest Transit Center to both buses and Park & Ride for work on Cibola Loop.

Northbound:

  • West–Ellison
  • South–Coors Bypass
  • East–7 Bar Loop (Layover)

Outbound from 7 Bar Loop:

  • East–7 Bar Loop

Back to Regular Route.

 

Detour: Route #157-Montaño/Uptown/Kirtland

Effective Saturday, March 28 to the end of service on Sunday, March 29, 2020. Detouring due to the temporary closing of the Northwest Transit Center to both buses and Park & Ride for work on Cibola Loop.

Inbound to Northwest Transit Center:

  • East–Continue east on Ellison
  • South–Coors Bypass
  • East–7 Bar Loop (Layover)

Outbound from 7 Bar Loop:

  • North–Cottonwood Dr.
  • West–Ellison

Back to Regular Route.

 

Detour: Route #790-Rapid Ride/Blue Line

Effective Saturday, March 28 to the end of service on Sunday, March 29, 2020. Detouring due to the temporary closing of the Northwest Transit Center to both buses and Park & Ride for work on Cibola Loop.

Inbound:

  • Continue west on 7 Bar Loop.
  • North–Coors Bypass.
  • East–Ellison.
  • South–Cottonwood Dr.
  • East-7 Bar Loop (Layover)

Outbound:

  • East–7 Bar Loop

Back to Regular Route.

Bus Stop Closures-The following bus stops are closed for the long term:

  • Bus stop southbound at Coors Blvd. and Western Trails Rd. (Bus stop ID number 3047). Closed for Route #96-Crosstown Commuter during the A.M. and to Route #155-Coors southbound. Closed due to construction of the adjacent Presbyterian facility and associated roadway/sidewalk improvements.
  • Bus stop at Silver and 5th (Bus Stop ID number 6976). Closed due to road closure westbound on Silver, between 4th and 5th St at the former PNM building.
  • Bus stop at 3rd and Silver (Bus stop ID number 6974). No Route #8-Menaul southbound service.

 

Limited Service: Route #141-San Mateo

Effective Saturday, March 28, 2020 until further notice. Due to gate closures at the Veterans Administration Hospital.

For Route #140/141:

  • Southbound bus will stop at a temporary stop on Gibson and San Mateo, facing east.
  • Northbound bus will stop at the regular bus stop on San Mateo and Gibson (just north of Gibson).

**NOTE- The V. A. Hospital will provide shuttle service from San Mateo Gate to inside the V.A. Hospital property. Passengers will have to walk from the bus stop to the San Mateo Gate.

  • The San Pedro Gate is reserved for all inbound traffic
  • The San Mateo Gate is reserved for outbound only traffic.

 

Detour: Route #2-Eubank (Weekends)

Effective Monday, Feb. 3, 2020 until July, 2020. Detouring due to construction at Kirtland Air Force Base.

Southbound Detour when servicing Britt and Research

  • South-Eubank
  • East-Gibson
  • South–Britt (Layover at temporary stop)

Northbound Detour from Britt and Research

  • South-Britt (From temporary Layover stop)
  • West–Research
  • North-Eubank

Back to Regular Route

 

Detour: Route #8-Menaul

Effective Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 until further notice. Detouring outbound only.

Outbound:

  • West–Gold (services temporary stop on Gold at 3rd)
  • North–5th St.

Back to Regular Route.

 

Detour: Routes #36-12th St./Rio Grande

Effective Saturday, March 28, 2020 until further notice. Detouring outbound only due to the closing of Silver Ave. SW, between 4th and 5th Streets westbound. Replaces previous detours for this area.

Outbound:

  • South-3rd St..
  • West-Lead
  • North-5th St.

Back to Regular Route