The Transit Bureau at NMDOT

  • Manages the NMDOT Park and Ride intercity bus service.
  • Administers federal transit grant funding and programs, and provides technical and coordination assistance to public and private non-profit public transit systems.
  • Administers federal transit grants used by the state’s larger municipalities for public transit-related programs.
  • Administers federal transit planning grants to Metropolitan Planning Organizations (Metropolitan Planning Program – Section 5303) and Statewide (Section 5304).
  • Administers flexible Federal Highway Administration funds used for transit purposes.
  • Assists local governments to establish Regional Transit Districts (RTDs) and then assists the RTDs to plan, coordinate and implement service.

Kevin Olinger, Transit Bureau Chief

Deborah Bach, Rural Transit Programs Manager

Delilah Garcia, Transit Planning and Service Coordination Manager


Statewide Public Transportation Plan Update – please give us your feedback!

The NMDOT Transit and Rail Division is updating the Statewide Public Transportation Plan, which evaluates the needs of New Mexico’s rural, urban, and intercity public transportation services. Learn more about this effort at

Coordinated Public Transit - Human Services Transportation Plans

Vehicle Procurement

For information on vehicle procurement, please contact NMDOT Transit Bureau staff above.

Federal Transit Administration Legislation, Regulations and Guidance

Transit Grant Application Resources

Regional Prioritization Evaluation Measures/Criteria

FY 2025 Application Notice of Letter of Intent