Passengers will not have to pay to ride our public transit through June 30, 2023: Sun Van, ART and ABQ RIDE.

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ZERO FARES one-year pilot program is active now through June 30, 2023.

ABQ RIDE, ART and Sun Van will no longer require passengers to pay to use these services.

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Sun Van passengers must qualify for the service.

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Proposed Changes to the Zero Fares Pilot Program

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Scheduled for final action by City Council on Wednesday, January 4 via Zoom @ 5pm MST. 

Beginning July 1, 2023, all riders will be eligible to apply for a free 36-month bus pass. Upon application, riders will be required to provide their contact information and date of birth. Passes will be available online or in person at the Alvarado Transportation Center (100 1st Street) or through a distributor. 

Fares for riders without a pass:

  • $1.00 ABQ RIDE
  • $2.00 Sun Van

Free Fares for groups without a pass:

  • Children 10 years of age and under
  • Students with valid school ID
  • Adults 62 years of age or older 
  • Medicare card holders
  • Military service members and veterans 

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Comments on this proposal will be accepted through Tuesday, 12/13/2022 via:

  • [email protected]
  • 505-243-7433
  • Alvarado Transportation Center @ 100 1st Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102. Attention: Free Pass Comments




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