Resources and Reports
The RTC Annual Report highlights accomplishments and activities achieved through the RTC Board’s vision and leadership. Click on the link to view a specific year’s report.
Lemmon Valley – Spanish Springs Connector StudyThe Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County is in the beginning stages of its Lemmon Valley – Spanish Springs Connector study. The RTC is starting to review different options for a roadway that would potentially connect the Spanish Springs area to the North Valleys area. The location of the roadway has not yet be determined. Additionally, the study is evaluating existing traffic operations and safety on Eagle Canyon Drive to identify potential improvements. The RTC is seeking the community’s input throughout the development of the Lemmon Valley – Spanish Springs Connector study. The need for this study arose from...
Congestion Mitigation Air Quality (CMAQ) GuidelinesThis document provides guidance on the CMAQ project selection process to better explain how CMAQ funds are prioritized and programmed. This document identifies eligible uses of CMAQ funds, references past RTC projects that have utilized these funds, describes the projects selection process for all RTC projects, and outlines reporting guidelines for the programming of projects utilizing CMAQ funds.
Downtown Bicycle Facility Alternatives AnalysisWith adoption of the 2017 Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, RTC provided a blueprint for creating safer, more connected bicycle and pedestrian facilities throughout the Truckee Meadows region. The plan identifies gaps in the existing network, and prioritizes projects to connect existing and new facilities. Recognizing the need for dedicated bicycle facilities connecting UNR with Midtown, RTC Washoe developed four alternatives on Center, Sierra, and Virginia Streets for evaluation. These alternatives are: 1. A two‐way cycle track on Center Street from S. Virginia Street (at Mary Street) to 9th Street. 2. A northbound bike lane on Center Street from S....
2015-2016 Washoe County Regional Travel Characteristics StudyThe regional Transportation Commission (RTC) Washoe County Regional Travel Characteristics Study was a collaborative effort designed to conduct a series of travel surveys in the Truckee Meadows in 2015 to 2016. The study consists of three distinct surveys addressing: Travel Characteristics of households Travel characteristics related to transit ridership Visitor travel patterns The study results are used to update, calibrate, and validate the RTC’s existing activity-based Travel Demand Model. The final report, with three sub-reports for the three surveys are linked below. RTC Project Manager (PM) Xuan Wang (775) 332-9521 email@example.com
Transportation Alternatives (TA) Set-Aside ProgramThe Transportation Alternatives (TA) Set-Aside Program provides funding for a variety of generally smaller-scale transportation projects. Agencies eligible to receive TA Set-Aside funds include local governments, natural resources or public land agencies, school districts, Tribal governments, and non-profits. Eligible projects include infrastructure-related projects for non-motorized users, historic preservation related to transportation facilities, Safe Routes to School programs, recreational trails projects, and environmental-mitigation activities related to transportation. The RTC administers the TA Set-Aside Program for the Reno-Sparks Metropolitan Planning area, and has an open call for projects now through mid-May. Applicants may submit one application per funding year (Federal Fiscal Years...
The Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC) is committed to providing a sustainable transportation system which supports the environmental, social, and economic vitality of the Truckee Meadows community.
Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP)
The UPWP describes transportation related planning activities scheduled in the Washoe County area.