July 17, 2019

The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) is encouraging the community to Don’t Drive, Arrive! to Reno Garlic Fest on Saturday, July 20 from 4-8 p.m. at Pat Baker Park, located at 1910 Bishop Street in Reno.

The RTC will be providing free rides from the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center to Pat Baker Park and back on Route 15, which will run a special, detoured route to provide access to/from Pat Baker Park between 3:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Passengers can also look for a special placard in the bus front window indicating Route 15 Garlic Fest Booster Service. RTC will provide service every 15 minutes between Pat Baker Park, the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center and RTC 4TH STREET STATION via the special booster service.

The public can park and ride at the northeast parking lot of the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center and receive a free 2-RIDE pass to go to the event and return to the park and ride location. The marked bus stops are located near the Sutro Street/Haddock Drive intersection, the Sutro Street/Oliver Street intersection and at Pat Baker Park. Route 15 will only be free between the Reno-Sparks Livestock Events Center and Pat Baker Park.

Reno Garlic Fest is produced by Reno Food Systems and Be the Change Project and is sponsored by the City of Reno and Nevada Department of Agriculture. Details: https://www.renofoodsystems.org/garlicfest.