Bus Pass Rebate Progam and Other Programs

     Other Programs

Santa Fe Ride
Learn more about Santa Fe's transportation options for individuals with disabilities.
Santa Fe Ride Program

Find other commuters to carpool with and save gas at eRideShare.

Half-Fare Program
Find out if you qualify to take part in Santa Fe Trails' Half-Fare program.
Half-Fare Program

Bus Pass Partnership Program for Non-Profit &Social Service Agencies 

City of Santa Fe's Resolution No. 2014-32 allows discounts on 1 day, 15 day and 31 day bus passes when purchased in volume for distribution to indigent clients.

Discount info

Job Access and Reverse Commute (JARC)
Browse the details of JARC (formerly the Welfare-to-Work) transportation program for low-income workers.
Discontinued due to grant funding ending.

Learn more about this program and its computerized carpool-matching service throught northern New Mexico.

Call (505) 988-RIDE (7433)











505-955-2001/ www.takethetrails.com

Santa Fe Trails is a bus service provided by the city of Santa Fe. They operate from early morning to late evening, seven days a week and can take you just about anywhere in Santa Fe. All SFT buses are equipped with bike racks and wheelchair lifts.

Santa Fe Trails Transit System (SFT) can take you from home to work, school, shopping, museums, & more. Using the bus helps not only   the quality of air and reduces traffic, but provides clean efficient transportation for the citizens of Santa Fe.



505-245-7245/ riometro.org

The Rio Metro Regional Transit District is the primary regional transit provider for Bernalillo, Sandoval and Valencia counties, offering transit service between municipalities and across county lines. Rio Metro manages the New Mexico Rail Runner Express, the only commuter rail in the state, and operates and funds select bus routes in the three-county area. Rio Metro's services also provide links to other statewide destinations and transportation markets including Santa Fe, Taos, and Socorro. The agency's top priority is providing service that enables customers to access regional destinations, a critical transportation need since thousands of trips occur each day between different towns, cities, Tribal areas, and counties in the service area.–

505-269-5873 / www.nmvanpools.org  

A vanpool allows seven or more people to commute together on a regular basis in a comfortable passenger van. Vanpoolers can save thousands of dollars each year over the cost of driving alone.

New Mexico Vanpools is a non-profit vanpool service for commuters who are seeking a less stressful ride to work and want to save money, the environment and wear and tear on their own vehicle. They service the Albuquerque metro area, Santa Fe, Las Vegas, Los Alamos, Española, Pojoaque and Taos.


1-866-206-0754/ www.RidetheBlueBus.com

Free and premium fare-based rides within North Central New Mexico. The North Central Regional Transit District began service in 2007, providing free bus transit connecting communities and pueblos throughout the counties of north central New Mexico including Los Alamos, Rio Arriba, Santa Fe and Taos. The signature RTD Blue buses provide riders with connections to New Mexico Rail Runner, Santa Fe Trails, New Mexico Park and Ride, Los Alamos Atomic City Transit, RTD Chile Line and Red River Miner’s Transit. Ride the RTD Mountain Trail to Ski Santa Fe and the Santa Fe National Forest year round, or the seasonal TSV Green to the Taos Ski valley. All RTD buses are ADA accessible and equipped with bicycle racks.



505-988-7433 / www.nmparkandride.com

The NMDOT Park & Ride is an intercity bus service provided by the New Mexico Department of Transportation and operated by All Aboard America! NMDOT Park & Ride operates over 80 daily departures between Las Vegas, Santa Fe, Espanola, Albuquerque, and Los Alamos in northern NM. The Gold and Silver Routes service commutes between Las Cruces, White Sands MR and El Paso, TX.

In 2016, the average passenger saved $632 monthly by choosing Park and Ride over driving alone in their private vehicle and overall reduced CO2 emissions by 4,044 tons.


Get help planning a trip with connections to the bus, the train, and shuttles.  Call Santa Fe Ride 505-988-RIDE(7433). Santa Fe Ride can help you plan a trup wherever the train, Santa Fe Trails buses, or NCRTD buses go and can help you connect with buses and trains that are bicycle-friendly.  Let Santa Fe Ride help you plan your trip.



Bike Purchase Bus Pass Rebate Program

The City of Santa Fe's Resolution #2013-60 provides a free annual or monthly bus pass with the purchase of a bike or purchase of bike gear or by providing volunteer services in return for a bicycle from the following local participating vendors:

  • Melo Velo  132 East Marcy St.  505-982-8986  


With the puchase of $200.00 or more, an annual fee bus pass is provided.

With the purchase of $20.00 - $199.00, a monthly bus pass is provided.

 Bring your original reciept to the Transit Administration Bldg. located at 2931 Rufina to get your free bus pass.

 Hours of operation are:  Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  (with the exception of holidays)

505-955-2008 or 505-955-2010


Bike Purchase Bus Pass Rebate Program Resolution 2013-60

Bus Pass Rebate Program: Rules and Regulations Summary

Registration Form: Participating Bicycle Vendors

Application Form: Individuals Requesting a Bus Pass Rebate









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