Resources and Reports

Downtown Bicycle Facility Alternatives Analysis

With 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....

2017 Annual Report

The RTC Annual Report highlights 2017 accomplishments and activities achieved through the RTC Board’s vision and leadership.

2015-2016 Washoe County Regional Travel Characteristics Study

The 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      

Transportation Alternatives (TA) Set-Aside Program – Call For Projects

The RTC administers the Transportation Alternatives (TA) Set-Aside Program for the RTC Metropolitan Planning area.  This Call for Projects notification is for Federal Fiscal Years 2019-2020 funding.  The RTC anticipates receiving $390,000 per year.  Agencies eligible to receive TA Set-Aside funds include local governments, natural resources or public land agencies, school districts and Tribal governments.  Eligible sponsors may submit one application per funding year.  The TA Set-Aside guidance was approved by the RTC Board on July 15, 2016, as well as an application form. Applicants will also be required to provide a detailed cost estimate. The deadline for submittal of...


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.

Bike Share Feasibility Study

The purpose of the Bike Share Feasibility Study is to evaluate the feasibility of a bike share system for the Truckee Meadows, review possible technology options for implementation, provide an assessment of potential costs, explore various governance models, and identify a desirable public-private partnership plan.