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Atomic City Transit


Dispatch: (505) 661-RIDE (7433)

Dispatch Hours: 6:00 am to 9:00 pm,
Mon - Fri

Office Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm,
Mon- Fri

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Address: 101 Camino Entrada, Bldg 1, Rm 200




Get all the latest Atomic City Transit news, announcements, holiday closures, detours, and weather delays here. Or sign up on the ACTracker to get alerts and notifications directly by email or text!

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Face Coverings Required on Public Transportation

Service Announcements 

  • Rider Alert for Route 2M Beginning Monday, September 20th Through Friday, September 24th:

    We will not operate Route 2M – Main Hill starting Monday, September 20th through Friday, September 24th due to a staffing shortage. Please plan to use Route 2T – Truck Route, which will continue to operate its regular schedule from 5:55 AM until 6:58 PM Monday through Friday. 
  • Rider Alert for Route 2M on Friday, September 17th:

    Due to staffing issues Route 2M will end service at 11:25 AM today at SR 4 & Sherwood for the remainder of the day. Please use Route 2T which operates hourly until 6:58 PM.


  • Route 3 Detour Beginning Thursday, September 16th until further notice: We will operate a detour on Route 3 - Canyon and Central due to roadwork on Entrada Dr starting Thursday, September 16th until further notice. The detour will travel on Camino Entrada and bypass Entrada Dr. Bus stops #571 (by the Los Alamos Coop) and #570 (by Holiday Inn Express) will be closed during the detour. A temporary bus stop will be available on the Southbound side of Camino Entrada just before Entrada Dr.

    A map of the detour can be found here.
  • Rider Alert Beginning Monday, September 13th for ~15 daysRoadwork will be performed Mondays through Wednesdays from 8:30am to 4pm between Tewa Lp and Eastgate Dr on NM502. While detours are not expected, please plan for delays on all routes. Routes 2M, 2T, and 3 will be particularly impacted.

  • Rider Alert Beginning Thursday, July 1st 2021We no longer have any capacity restrictions. All seats are available on our buses and there are no longer any social distancing requirements. Masks are still required to board and ride the bus.
  • Rider Alert Beginning Saturday, July 3rd 2021, Route 12 - Bandelier Shuttle Service will begin operating on weekends and holidays! 

Los Alamos, New Mexico - Atomic City Transit (ACT) will begin optional weekend and holiday shuttle service to Bandelier National Park on July 3, 2021.  Bandelier will continue to allow parking and has experienced parking capacity issues.  The free shuttle will allow additional visitors in the park while leaving your car at the White Rock Visitor Center.  

The first shuttle will leave the White Rock Visitor Center at 9 am on Saturdays and Sundays as well as holidays.  The last shuttle leaves Bandelier visitor center at 5 pm.  Shuttle capacity has been increased to 100% starting July 3rd although face covering will be required to board and ride the shuttle.  

Atomic City Transit will continue to follow additional measures to further enhance public health safety in providing shuttle service: 

• Hand sanitizer is available on all vehicles for both customers and staff
• All transit vehicles are thoroughly cleaned and disinfected prior to being put into daily service, as well as disinfection of high-touch areas between trips, throughout the day
• Driver shields have been installed in allowable vehicles

Please call our office (505) 661-RIDE (7433) for any additional information or use the ACT Tracker to locate your bus route.  For the specific route service schedules, please see our Routes & Schedules page.

  • Rider Alert Beginning Wednesday, June 2nd 2021Bus stop #355 (East Rd/East Park Pool) has been moved further West near Crossroads Church, across from the East Rd & Canyon Rd intersection. A temporary bus stop sign has been placed at this location until the permanent sign is installed. 
  • Rider Alert Beginning Monday, May 10th 2021, Reduced Service Expands

Service will operate from approximately 6:00a to 7:00p and includes routes 1, 2M, 2T, 3, 4, 5, and 6. After-school Express routes 7 through 11 will operate on days school is in session. Peak service will not operate during this reduced schedule (peak service includes additional trips at certain times of day on routes 1 and 6, and also includes route 2 Peak). 

Dial-a-Ride will resume operation between 6:30p and 9:00p and is open to the general public. We begin taking reservations for the service beginning at 6:00p. Call us at 661-7433 to schedule a ride.

See our Routes & Schedules page for additional service information, maps, and timetables. 


Public Transit Basics

Take a look at this year's Snow & Ice Control Plan for winter storm emergency response guidelines. The document can be downloaded from the Traffic and Streets Division page.

Before riding Atomic City Transit, please review our Customer Service Policy and Rider's Guide and our Disruptive Passenger Conduct Policy. Parents, please review this Bus Safety Basics Coloring & Activity Book with your children to ensure they understand the safety tips discussed before they ride. To request a copy in the mail, please call Dispatch at 661-RIDE (7433).