Engineering Programs

Traffic Signalization Program

To Report Traffic Signal Issues, Call 775-335-ROAD RTC will operate a central traffic signal hotline for public comments about traffic signal operations in the Truckee Meadows. Reports of issues with traffic signals will be made to a one-stop shop hotline answered by RTC at (775) 335-ROAD (775-335-7623). When a report is called in, the appropriate local government that operates and maintains the specific signal will be contacted. Three agencies operate the more than 375 traffic signals in the Truckee Meadows. The City of Reno, the City of Sparks, and Washoe County each have their own signal responsibilities. Economic conditions have strained the agencies’...

Regional Road Impact Fee Program

Impact Fees (RRIF) 5th Edition Indexing - Year 2 - New Fees to go into Effect on March 20, 2017 As allowed by the Nevada Revised Statute, an annual inflation adjustment has been applied to the impact fees as of 3/20/2017. This annual adjustment allows for fees to keep pace with the current construction costs. The new fees represent a 1.74% increase over the 2016 fee schedule. Since 1995, the Regional Road Impact Fee (RRIF) Program has constructed regional improvements in the form of new roads, road widening and intersection improvements totaling $276 million. General Information - 5th Edition Regional...

Congestion Relief Program

The Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) identifies hundreds of capacity improvement projects that will be needed over the next 20 to 30 years to meet the community's goals for mobility, congestion, and air quality. RTC targets the Road Impact Fee revenues towards the Congestion Relief Program. Additionally, State and Federal funding may also be targeted to congestion relief. Funding is not available to construct all of these projects at one time. A capacity project priority setting process has been developed by the RTC in collaboration with the City of Reno, City of Sparks, and Washoe County. The process assures that available...

RTC Regional Pavement Preservation Program

Whether trips are taken by automobiles, transit, bicycle or walking, everyone benefits when the streets are maintained in a safe and serviceable condition. The RTC in cooperation with the Public Works Departments of Reno, Sparks and Washoe County implements a comprehensive Pavement Preservation Program. The purpose of the Pavement Preservation Program is to maintain roads in good condition and minimize long term costs. The goal is to apply the most cost effective treatment to the right pavements, at the right time to minimize pavement life cycle costs while maximizing serviceable pavement life. An effective Pavement Preservation Program saves money that...