University Faculty, Staff, Student and Senior Riders

University Faculty, Staff, and Students

Enjoy unlimited rides on RTC RIDE buses throughout Reno/Sparks.


Wolf Pass and TMCC transit passes:

  • are discounted for faculty, staff, and students
  • save you gas money
  • reduce pollution to help the environment

If you study at the University of Nevada, Reno, you need the WOLF PASS! The WOLF PASS is available to registered students at the University of Nevada, Reno through the Parking and Transportation Services Department on campus. Call (775) 784-4654 for additional information.

Or if you are a TMCC student, get a TMCC bus pass! The TMCC passes are available for purchase at the TMCC Cashier’s Office (formerly the Controller’s Office) on the third floor of the Red Mountain Bldg., room #318, at the TMCC Dandini campus.

Student Wolf Pass and TMCC Pass 


  • Fall (July-December) $73.50
  • Spring (January-June) $73.50
  • $147 Annual total cost

Upgrade to include RTC INTERCITY to Carson City.

  • Fall (July-December) $96
  • Spring (January-June) $96
  • $192 Annual total cost


More and more seniors use public transit than ever before. On RTC RIDE, seniors and people with disabilities make up 32% of all passenger trips. In light of today’s high gas prices, riders discover that using public transit in the Truckee Meadows offers real savings and convenience. Riders age 65 or older enjoy discounted fares. Savvy seniors use public transit! RTC RIDE is safe, affordable and easy to use.

The RTC often works with the City of Reno to outreach to senior residents. Learn more about the City of Reno Senior Programs.

Free travel training is also available through the RTC.  Call (775)348-RIDE (7433) for more information.

  • Travel Training Brochure (coming soon)
  • Travel training video (coming soon)

For times when you are unable to travel by RTC RIDE, consider Washoe Senior Ride, a subsidized taxi transportation program.