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Schedule Changes

Information about schedule changes for Albuquerque's bus system.

 

Schedule Changes, effective May 12, 2018

CHANGES ADVERTISED FOR COMMENTS LAST FALL WILL TAKE EFFECT MAY 12TH

REALLOCATION:

Rt. #40 - D-RIDE

Weekdays – No more service.  Reallocate resources to improve service on other routes, modify the Downtown circulation of two routes (Routes 8 and 36 – see below), add a new route (Route 37 – see below), and add a fare-free zone for all routes inbound ending at the ATC (only)

**To see the Downtown Free Fare Bus Stops (inbound to the Alvarado Transportation Center), click HERE.

ROUTE MODIFICATIONS:

Rt. #8 – Menaul

Weekdays & Weekends - Downtown routing will change to use 5th St. (Northbound) / 6th St. (Southbound), Silver Ave., 2nd St., and Gold Ave. to and from the ATC (instead of Lomas Blvd. and 2nd St.) to replace some Rt. 40 D-RIDE service.

Weekdays – Minor schedule changes for start/end times at the ATC on most trips; several AM trips will change times to improve connections from the NM Rail Runner Express.

 

Rt. #36 - 12th St./ Rio Grande Blvd.

All Days - Downtown routing will change to use 5th St. (Northbound) / 6th St. (Southbound), Silver Ave., 2nd St., and Gold Ave. to and from the ATC (instead of Lomas Blvd. and 2nd St.) to replace some Rt. 40 D-RIDE service.

**ATC Bus Bay Change:  At the Alvarado Transportation Center, Route #36 will move from its current Bay K to Bay B, the current bay used by the #40 D-Ride.  See new ATC Bus Bay Map Here

Weekdays – Trips will arrive at the ATC one minute later to accommodate the new downtown routing.

 

OTHER SCHEDULE MODIFICATIONS:

Rt. #53 – Isleta

Weekdays:  Southbound trip at 7:09 am will start 5 min. later; Northbound trip at 7:46 am will be 2 min. later.

Rt. 790 – Blue Line Rapid Ride

Weekdays:  Schedule will shift to less frequent summer schedule.

 

ADDITIONS:

Rt. #1 - Juan Tabo

Weekdays – Midday frequency changed from 70 mins. to 45 mins. (9:30 am to 2:00 pm.); morning and afternoon frequency changed from 25 min. to 30 min.

 

Rt. #5 - Montgomery/ Carlisle/ Lomas

Saturdays – new trips:  one earlier trip in each direction (7:40 am Eastbound and 7:25 am Westbound) and two later Eastbound trips (6:20 pm and 7:00 pm).

 

(*New) Rt. #37 – Rio Grande / 12th St.

Weekdays – New route in a loop in the opposite direction of the current Rt. 36 with a 60-minute frequency.  No Saturday service.

 

Rt. #50 - Airport/ Downtown

Sundays – new service from 9:15 am to 5:55 pm, with a frequency of 60 - 65 minutes.

 

Rt. #141 - San Mateo

Saturdays – new trips:  one earlier Northbound trip (6:18 am), one later Northbound trip (8:51 pm), and two later Southbound trips (9:00 pm and 9:30 pm).

Sundays - increased frequency from 40 minutes to 30 minutes from about 10:30 am to 5:00 pm.

 

Rt. #155 - Coors

Sundays – new trips:  one earlier Northbound trip (9:15 am) and one later Southbound trip (4:54 pm).