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 with The Nugget. These routes serve RTC 4TH STREET STATION and RTC CENTENNIAL PLAZA.

The RAPID Lincoln Line and Route 11 service runs on 4th Street and Prater Way from RTC 4TH STREET STATION in downtown Reno to RTC CENTENNIAL PLAZA in downtown Sparks.

“This is a great opportunity to try transit with your family and friends to one of the region’s favorite events. With limited parking, everyone can ride these routes FREE to enjoy award-winning ribs and avoid parking hassles,” said RTC Executive Director Bill Thomas.

Don’t Drive, Arrive! to special events in our community this summer. There are plenty of alternatives to driving your car to events, including taking transit, walking, biking or using rideshare. Events like this help to attract new transit passengers and reduce congestion on our roadways. Buses are accessible to people with disabilities. To plan your trip, visit For Best in the West Rib Cook Off event schedule go to

Don’t Drive Arrive! is a partnership between the RTC, the City of Sparks, and the City of Reno.