Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County

Reno, NV 89502


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Reno, NV 89502

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RTC Washoe County set to begin construction on new Rapid transit station on Virginia Street

Jan. 20, 2023
The Rapid station provides amenities that include level-boarding, lighting, real-time schedule information, seating for passengers waiting to board, protection from the elements...
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RTC Washoe County achieves 100 percent alternative fuel transit fleet 13 years ahead of schedule

May 9, 2022
The county retired its last diesel bus May 6 and now has a fixed-route fleet of electric and diesel-electric hybrid vehicles.
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RTC will widen concrete pads at stops to make room for future amenities.

RTC Washoe County begins construction on bus stop improvement and connectivity program

Feb. 28, 2022
The annual program improves Americans with Disabilities Act accessibility at existing RTC bus stops.
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RTC Washoe County to increase investment in transit services for seniors, people with disabilities

Feb. 16, 2022
This potential change will allow the RTC to ensure these important services are adequately funded and that they can continue to operate at their current levels of service.
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Shared Mobility

RTC Washoe County to launch new seasonal pilot program

May 25, 2021
The new FlexRIDE Incline Village/Sand Harbor on-demand service will begin Memorial Day weekend.
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RTC Washoe County to launch Virginia Street Rapid extension to University of Nevada, Reno

March 5, 2021
The university and the community will benefit from the extended RAPID service and new stations with their convenient locations and quick access to destinations along Virginia ...
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RTC Washoe County to have 80 percent alternative fuel fleet in 2021

Feb. 10, 2021
Seventeen of the 19 new buses are New Flyer Hybrid electric/biodiesel buses and two buses will be Proterra electric buses.
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The project included installing RAPID stations on both sides of Virginia Street.

RTC Washoe County announces Virginia Street Project construction substantially complete

Dec. 30, 2020
The final piece of the Virginia Street Project will be the extension of the RAPID Virginia Line service to the University of Nevada, Reno in early 2021.

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UTA, RTC of Washoe County launch mobile ticketing with Transit

The Salt Lake City and Reno-based agencies believe the new features in the app will improve customer experience.

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New RTC Washoe County RAPID transit station near Virginia St./Plumb Ln. Complete

Dec. 15, 2020
The new transit station will be used for the RTC’s RAPID Virginia Line, which currently connects Meadowood Mall with Downtown Reno.
SEPTA will use its grant to deploy automated scanning technology to assess the condition of its network's overhead contact system wires.

FTA awards funds to six projects through Real-Time Asset Management Program

FTA says the goal of the program is to enhance asset management of infrastructure and safety by deploying innovative technologies.
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Shared Mobility

RTC Washoe County to launch new FlexRIDE services in Spanish Springs, Somersett areas

Oct. 9, 2020
The RTC is also transitioning to a new FlexRIDE app for all current and future FlexRIDE services.
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The service is being developed using the FlexRIDE model the RTC began operating in November 2019.
Shared Mobility

Washoe County RTC plans regional connection between Reno/Sparks and Lake Tahoe next summer

Aug. 25, 2020
The agency is currently developing a pilot transit project that will allow people in the Reno/Sparks area to book a public transit trip on a RTC FlexRIDE vehicle 24 hours prior...
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RTC of Washoe County has installed mask dispensers on buses for riders and employees.
Safety & Security

RTC of Washoe County installs mask dispensers on buses

July 16, 2020
The mask dispensers is one of the proactive steps being taken to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus and ensure compliance with the Nevada governor's face covering directive...
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Phase one of the project includes improvements on Sun Valley Boulevard from 7th Avenue to Highland Ranch Parkway.

RTC Washoe County to begin construction to improve Sun Valley Boulevard

June 19, 2020
The project is set to begin June 22 to increase safety in the neighborhood along with benefits for pedestrians, cyclists and transit users.

CARES Act impact on Washoe County Transit and RTC

April 29, 2020
RTC will use the $20.8 million it was awarded allocated to maintain current service levels and implement service upgrades planned for May, among other initiatives.
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Washoe County RTC is accelerating construction operations on Virginia Street.

Washoe County RTC continues to fast track Virginia Street Project construction

April 13, 2020
Due to business closures from COVID-19, RTC is able to close Virginia Street to all traffic until April 30.

Washoe County RTC and SNC Virginia Street Project Team to accelerate construction operations

March 23, 2020
Following the Nevada governor’s mandate for business closures, the section of Virginia Street under construction will be closed to traffic, allowing for expedited construction...