December 20, 2017

The RTC is marking 33 years of helping people celebrate responsibly. The New Year’s Eve FREE Safe RIDE program brings together community partners to cover the cost of providing free transit service. Scheduled RTC transit services will be free on New Year’s Eve starting at 6 p.m. until 2 a.m. on New Year’s Day.

The goal of providing this FREE service is to make it easy for people to get home after working or celebrating on New Year’s Eve, so they don’t get behind the wheel or try to walk home while impaired.

“We encourage everyone to ring in 2018 safely and responsibly and we are proud to provide this service that gives residents and visitors a safe transportation alternative,” said RTC Executive Director Lee Gibson. “At the RTC, we’re looking forward to another exciting year of transit and transportation projects and programs that make a difference in our community.”

Keep in mind, not all locations are served by transit, so it’s recommended that everyone check route and schedule information at to plan their trip.

The RTC would not be able to offer this service without the support of our generous sponsors, including Renown Health, Club Cal Neva, Wood Rodgers, Morrey Distributing, the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitor’s Authority (RSCVA), REMSA, Reno Firefighters Local 731, Lamar Advertising, KOLO 8 News Now, and Cumulus Radio, including News Talk 780 KOH, 95.5 The Vibe, Wild 102.9, and K-Bull 98.1.

NYE Free Ride  Bus Schedule Information