The RTC 4th Street/Prater Way RAPID Transit Project will better connect downtown Reno and Downtown Sparks and revitalize the 4th Street/Prater Way corridor. The project will extend the RTC RAPID service to the 4th Street/Prater Way Corridor between RTC 4TH STREET STATION and RTC CENTENNIAL PLAZA transit terminals.
The Pyramid Highway/US 395 Connection Study is an environmental and engineering study being conducted by the
Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC) on behalf of the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) and
in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). This study is evaluating alternatives to relieve traffic
congestion on the Pyramid Highway and provide improved east/west community connectivity from Pyramid to U.S. 395 and
east to Vista Boulevard. Alternatives were developed and evaluated to provide for existing traffic and anticipated future growth through the year 2035.
Package 1 (2016) includes pedestrian improvements at 4 locations on Stead Boulevard, Silver Lake Road, Sky Vista Parkway and Lemmon Drive and intersection geometric improvements at N Virginia Street and Golden Valley Road to accommodate truck turning movements. Package 2 (2017) is in design for signalized intersection improvements at Lemmon Drive/US 395 and Red Rock Road/Moya Boulevard.