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Press Release: Masks Required on RTC Washoe Transit Services

June 29, 2020
The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County is reminding the community that, per Governor Sisolak’s Directive, masks are required when riding RTC transit. This applies to RTC RIDE buses, Regional Connector and FlexRIDE service, and RTC ACCESS paratransit service. Per the Governor’s Directive, masks...Read More →

Traffic Improvements Coming to N. McCarran Blvd., Red Rock Road

April 30, 2020
The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County is beginning construction of an additional extended left-turn lane on North McCarran Blvd. between southbound U.S. 395 and Northtowne Lane on Monday, May 4. During construction, the eastbound left turn lane on McCarran Blvd. to northbound U.S....Read More →

Hot Topic: CARES Act Impact on Washoe County Transit and the RTC

April 28, 2020
“Our model assumes precipitous declines in fare revenue, significant declines in dedicated taxes due to an economic downturn, and more moderate declines in local and state support. In other words, agencies more reliant on fares and dedicated taxes will face steeper financial shortfalls.” – TRANSIT...Read More →

Press Release: RTC RIDE Service Change Begins Saturday, May 2

April 27, 2020
The Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC) is making some transit service changes that may affect your transit trips. The RTC is implementing these changes to continue to provide passengers with reliable and on-time service for transit trips. The improvements for the May 2,...Read More →

Press Release: Prater Way Roadway Rehabilitation Begins April 20

April 14, 2020
The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County is planning to begin construction on a roadway rehabilitation project on Prater Way between McCarran Boulevard and Sparks Boulevard on Monday, April 20. Two-way traffic will continue within the construction zone, with one lane in each direction....Read More →

RTC Continues to Fast Track Virginia Street Project Construction

April 10, 2020
The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County and Sierra Nevada Construction (SNC) are continuing to accelerate construction operations on Virginia Street. As business closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic have been extended through the end of April, the project team has identified another opportunity...Read More →

Press Release: Construction Crews Working Safely During COVID-19

April 2, 2020
Governor Sisolak’s Emergency Directive 003 designated construction operations on critical infrastructure as essential. At the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County, contracted construction crews fill a critical role in building and improving regional roadways. The RTC is working with its contracted construction crews to...Read More →

Press Release: RTC Board Appoints New Executive Director

March 20, 2020
The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County’s Board unanimously approved the employment contract of new RTC Executive Director Bill Thomas at the March 20, 2020, RTC Board Meeting. The approval of the contract confirms the appointment of Thomas, who was selected at a special...Read More →