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Hot Topic: NUCP, DBE and ACDBE Certification Meeting

July 21, 2017
Nevada Unified Certification Program (NUCP) Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) Certification Review Meeting Tuesday, July 25, 2017 10:00 a.m. For more information, click here NUCP Agenda July 25, 2017.Read More →

Press Release: EXPECT INCREASED DELAYS AT PYRAMID AND MCCARRAN

July 10, 2017
Sparks, NV (July 6, 2017) – The RTC is making significant progress on improving the intersection of Pyramid Way and McCarran Boulevard. As paving operations continue, it is necessary to periodically close lanes on both roadways. These closures may result in potentially significant delays for...Read More →

Press Release: PUBLIC HEARING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT

June 19, 2017
Reno, NV (June 19, 2017) – The Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Virginia Street Bus RAPID Transit Extension Project has been approved for public circulation by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). The RTC, in cooperation with the FTA, has prepared an Environmental Assessment pursuant to...Read More →

Press Release: PLANNED CLOSURES FOR UTILITY WORK IN SPARKS

Sparks, NV (June 19, 2017) – Eastbound Victorian Avenue between Kietzke Lane and Prater Way will be temporarily closed beginning June 21st and lasting through mid-August. After the eastbound side of the roadway is re-opened, the westbound side will close beginning in mid-August and lasting...Read More →

Press Release: DUMP THE PUMP AND RIDE FREE JUNE 15TH

June 6, 2017
Reno, NV (June 6, 2017) – The Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County is inviting everyone to Dump the Pump and free themselves from unpredictable gas prices! As part of this national movement, people may ride RTC transit services for free on Thursday, June 15th....Read More →

RTC BEGINS RESURFACING OF SOUTH VIRGINIA STREET

June 5, 2017
Reno, NV (June 5, 2017) – Beginning Sunday at 7 pm the RTC will begin extensive pavement patching of South Virginia Street. The limits of the work are from Patriot Boulevard to Plumb Lane. The work is expected to occur over the next three weeks...Read More →

HOT TOPICS – ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT COMMENT PERIOD BEGINS

Reno, NV (June 5, 2017) – The Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Virginia Street Bus RAPID Transit Extension Project has been approved for public circulation by the Federal Transit Administration. An Environmental Assessment was conducted for this project and comments will be accepted during the...Read More →

SERVE ON AN RTC ADVISORY COMMITTEE

June 1, 2017
RTC is recruiting for its Regional Road Impact Fee Technical Advisory Committee.  Applicants should have an interest in policy issues relative to public transportation, the regional street and highway system, and multimodal transportation planning in the region.  Be willing to attend monthly meetings held the...Read More →

Hot Topic: CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON 4TH STREET/PRATER WAY

May 29, 2017
CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON 4TH STREET/PRATER WAY The RTC breaks ground this month on the 4th Street/Prater Way Bus RAPID Transit Project, which will enhance safety and mobility for everyone.  Members of the community learned more about the project and construction traffic control at an open...Read More →

Press Release: NEW TRAFFIC CONFIGURATION ON PYRAMID WAY

April 24, 2017
NEW TRAFFIC CONFIGURATION ON PYRAMID WAY 04/24/2017 : Reno, NV (April 24, 2017) – Starting Wednesday, April 26th, traffic will be shifted to a new pattern on Pyramid Way in the area of McCarran Boulevard.  Northbound traffic on Pyramid will be shifted to new pavement...Read More →

RTC welcomes new Engineering Director, Brian Stewart

April 5, 2017
RTC welcomes new Engineering Director, Brian Stewart on April 10, 2017. Brian Stewart has a well-rounded background in design and construction of multimodal projects such as complete streets and transit facilities funded through the FHWA and FTA. He also brings a strong skill set in...Read More →

Hot Topic: RTC Named One Of The Best Workplaces For Commuters

February 10, 2017
The RTC is being recognized as among the best US-based organizations for commuters. The RTC is one of three organizations statewide, and among 231 nationally, to be designated a “2017 Best Workplace for Commuters,” a program managed by the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR)...Read More →