2015 New Mexico Transit

Road-eo, Conference and Expo

​​​​​Upcoming FY 2016 Quarterly Training Opportunities 

Fall Quarterly Training:

STARTS Program and Driving in Hazardous Conditions                                                        Facilitated by John Hill (Retired Director of Transportation—Garrett County Community Action               Committee, Inc. in Oakland, MD)                                                                                

              When:  Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 (9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)                                                                           Where: Mid Region Council of Governments                                                                                                                     809 Copper Avenue NW                                                                                                                                          Albuquerque, NM                             

Program Objective:

  • STARTS Program (RTAP material)
  • Vehicle Safety
  • Driver Safety
  • Passenger Safety
  • Hazardous Driving Techniques:  Driving in different kinds of road conditions; bad roads, weather , hydroplaning, wind, dust and snow.​

Upcoming Quarterly Training Opportunities Conference and Road-eo Dates:

2015 NM Transit Road-eo 

Thank you all who were able to participate/volunteer at this year's NM Transit Road-eo! This event was a GREAT success!

The 2015 NM Transit Road-eo winners are:

Large Bus

  1. Orlando Holguin - City of Las Cruces, RoadRunner Transit
  2. Michael Toya - City of Albuquerque, ABQ Ride
  3. Robert Valenzuela - City of Santa Fe, Santa Fe Trails

Paratransit Bus

  1. ​Leo Valencia - Town of Taos, Chile Line
  2. Robert Woodall - Los Alamos County - Atomic City Transit
  3. Athena Kingery - All Aboard America!


  1. Madelyn Barney - Town of Taos, Chile Line​
  2. Nick Molina - North Central Regional Transit District
  3. Curtis Horvath - City of Santa Fe, Santa Fe Trails

Congratulations to all of our winners!​

Summer Quarterly Training:

Train the Trainer—New Hire Driver  (2 day training)

           Facilitated by Michael Noel with RLS and Associations                                                                            

           When:  May 12th—13th, 2016 (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)                                                                                      Where:   Nusenda FCU                                                                                                                                                             4100 Pan American Fwy. NE                                                                                                                                  Albuquerque, NM 

Program Objectives:

1.  How To Be An Effective Trainer 

  • Training Methods
  • Training Plans
  • Training Records

 2.  Customer Driven Service

  • Creating A Customer Service Culture
  • 7 Things Customers Need
  • Having Yourself Under Control

3.  RTAP Safety Training and Rural Transit, (START)

  • Vehicle Safety
  • Driving Safety
  •  Passenger Safety
  • Reacting to an Emergency

 (Please note NMDOT has made this training mandatory for all 5311 programs)

Job Opportunities in NM Transit Agencies

If you have open job opportunities and wish to post them on this website, please contact Melissa Drake, (505) 796-8377 or email mdrake@nm-ta.com.  

Thank you!

Winter Quarterly Training:

Transit Supervisors Training for Rural Agencies  (two day training)

              Facilitated by Bob Davis—Mayo with Davis Mayo and Associates                                                                                      

              When:  January 7th—8th, 2016  (8:00 a.m. -  5:00 p.m.)                                                                                     Where:  Santa Fe Community Convention Center

Program Objectives:

1. Professional & Services Excellence

  • Enhancing our relating skills with others as supervisors.
  • Laying the foundation for service and professional excellence—How to positively impact    customers’ and colleagues’ perception of what we do.
  • Inviting greater job satisfaction and new levels of personal awareness among us.

2. Coaching Excellence

  • Understanding and applying performance management best practices.
  • Acquiring tools to coach employees in service and professional excellence.
  •  Improving inter-group / inter-departmental communication and cooperation.


(Please note NMDOT has made this training mandatory for all 5311 programs)


​​North Central Regional Transit District

  • Executive Assistant                                              This position will remain open until filled; however, the first review of applicants will take place on September 15, 2015.  

South Central Regional Transit District

             Please email resumes to:                                                      Wayne D. Hancock
             Dona Ana County
             District 4

             Email:  whancock@donaanacounty.org