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Hot Topic: RTC Transit Ongoing Contingency Service – 11/9/2021

November 9, 2021
Updated 11/24/2021 A third Teamsters Local 533 transit workers’ strike is now underway, affecting RTC’s RIDE fixed-route transit service. RTC will run contingency transit service, similar to what was done during the previous two strikes. “I am very disappointed that a third strike is occurring....Read More →

Hot Topic: RTC Transit Contingency Service – 9/27/2021

September 27, 2021
Updated 10/20/2021 UPDATE 10/19: The strike has ended. Limited service is resuming. For details about specific routes, please check https://www.rtcwashoe.com/public-transportation/ and click on Alerts, or call RTC Customer Service at (775) 348-RIDE. RIDE, FlexRIDE, and ACCESS transit services are free through November 19, 2021. ###...Read More →

Free Transit to Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook Off

August 31, 2021
The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County will provide free transportation on its RAPID Lincoln Line and Route 11 transit services from Wednesday, September 1 through Monday, September 6, all day, each day to the Best in the West Rib Cook Off, in partnership...Read More →

Press Release: RTC to Begin Construction on Newport Lane on August 30

August 27, 2021
The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County will begin construction to rehabilitate Newport Lane from Link Lane to McDaniel Street in Reno on August 30. The project will include a complete roadway reconstruction, new sidewalk connections, ADA pedestrian ramps, driveway and drainage improvements. To...Read More →

Hot Topic: Transit Service and Fares / Passes Update

August 13, 2021
Transit rides are free through Friday, August 13. Regular fares will resume on Saturday, August 14, 2021. Transit customers with transit passes valid between Tuesday, August 3, 2021 through Friday, August 13, 2021 will be extended up to 14 days based on pass type. Holders...Read More →

Hot Topic: The Strike Is Over

The strike is over. Keolis transit workers represented by the Teamsters Local 533, which includes bus drivers, dispatchers and mechanics, have until Saturday, August 14, 2021, to return to work. Employees may report to work on Friday, August 13, 2021, to operate routes that become...Read More →

Hot Topic: RTC Transit Contingency Service

August 3, 2021
Updated 8/6/2021 RTC has implemented alternative transportation plans to assist our riders during this current service disruption, we apologize for the inconvenience.  One of the alternate plans is utilizing RTC’s FlexRIDE service.  However, this service is limited on vehicles and staff to operate the vehicles. ...Read More →