Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)

Las Vegas, NV 89106


About Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)


600 South Grand Central Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89106

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The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is both the transit authority and the transportation-planning agency for Southern Nevada. As the Las Vegas Valley’s population continues to increase daily, so too does traffic congestion and the RTC identifies transportation challenges and explores and implements both short and long-term resolutions while simultaneously promoting sustainability, air quality improvement, enhanced mobility and increased quality of life in the region.

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RTC of Southern Nevada

RTC of Southern Nevada launches Mobility Training Center on the GO

March 4, 2024
In partnership with Opportunity Village, the training center uses a retrofitted RTC bus to help vulnerable populations and those with disabilities navigate the RTC transit system...
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Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

RTC of Southern Nevada adds four BEBs to its fleet

Nov. 3, 2023
The new vehicles are funded by 5307 Formula Fund and NV Energy’s Economic Recovery Transportation Electrification Plan grants.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

RTC adds two hydrogen fuel cell electric buses to its fleet

Aug. 21, 2023
The buses, which are the first hydrogen fuel cell electric buses to be operational in Nevada, were funded with a $3.8 million Low or No Emission Grant from the U.S. Department...

Transdev begins new partnership with RTC of Southern Nevada July 1

RTC of Southern Nevada's fixed route transit services, as well as system safety and community engagement, will now be managed by Transdev after the original agreement was made...
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Mobile Applications

RTC launches Tap & GO

June 27, 2023
Tap & GO is a new feature in RTC’s rideRTC app that lets customers buy single ride fares on all routes.

RTC of Southern Nevada to implement several improvements starting July 1

June 15, 2023
The trio of changes coming to RTC's system are all designed to enhance the rider experience.
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Fare Collection

RTC of Southern Nevada supported by Raiders Foundation with purchase of transit passes donated to local nonprofits

April 10, 2023
The philanthropic arm of the Las Vegas Raiders purchased 10,000 passes for groups facing adversity and challenges in the community.
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Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

RTC orders 24 XCelsior buses from New Flyer

The options are part of a five-year contract with RTC for up to 130 Xcelsior CNG 60-foot buses.
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Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada launches year-long celebration to mark 30 years of providing transit service to southern Nevadans

Dec. 14, 2022
The RTC will continue to celebrate the past, present and future of driving southern Nevada forward with monthly initiatives focused on keeping the community connected.
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Shared Mobility

RTC Southern Nevada's RTC-OnDemand zone expanding to new hot spots

Aug. 29, 2022
The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Southern Nevada is expanding its RTC-OnDemand. Those in West Henderson and southwest parts of the valley can now travel to new ...

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FTA awards $149.9 million in CIG funding to RTC of Southern Nevada to support BRT project

April 2, 2024
The project includes the construction of a 12.5-mile BRT route, procurement of 15 hydrogen fuel cell-powered buses and sidewalk improvements.
Fare Collection

RTC of Southern Nevada launches open payments

Dec. 20, 2023
The open payment solution will help to provide both convenience and speedy boarding, making it easier and more intuitive for passengers to ride the region’s buses.
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Mountain Line in Flagstaff, Ariz., placed its first electric bus into service on April 26.
Hybrid, Hydrogen & Electric Vehicles

Transit EV briefs: TANK; Mountain Line; Saskatoon Transit; RTC of Southern Nevada and San Diego MTS

New electric buses entered service, state grants were awarded and new contracts were finalized.
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David M. Clyde, Associate General Counsel, Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada
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2021 40 Under 40: David M. Clyde

Nov. 23, 2021
David M. Clyde, Associate General Counsel, Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada
HART's theme for its celebration of Black History Month is the representation, identity and diversity of “The Black Family.”

Transit agencies celebrate Black History Month

Feb. 15, 2021
Bus wraps, writing contests and highlighting employees and community members are examples of how transit systems across North America are celebrating Black history and Black culture...
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Where people move in Las Vegas, Nev.

Keolis’ new service aims to help transit agencies ‘Evolve’

Jan. 13, 2021
Keolis Evolve helps agencies rethink how they allocate existing resources to maintain equitable transit options and respond to the challenging economic circumstances facing the...
Transit employees from across the nation joined efforts in a new video encouraging mask wearing while using public transit.
Safety & Security

Transit agencies join forces to promote mask usage

Jan. 8, 2021
The agencies have produced a video with “a simple task” request of riders: Wear a mask.

FHWA awards $49.6 million in advanced transportation and congestion management grants

Jan. 6, 2021
The grants help fund projects that improve mobility and safety, as well as support vehicle connectivity.
RTC has updated it's cameras to provide an inside look for law enforcement in the even of an emergency.
Safety & Security

Preparing and Responding to Emergency Situations

April 24, 2018
Agencies often find themselves involved in security situations, large events — including sporting events or marches — and natural emergency situations. How they respond is determined...

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RTC Southern Nevada receives more than $9 million in federal funding to further safety, sustainability initiatives

Aug. 26, 2022
This funding will allow the RTC to purchase hydrogen fuel-cell electric buses, conduct workforce development training and install security measures at several transit facilities...
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Safety & Security

Southern Nevada RTC heat vulnerability study recognized with national award; heat-related efforts to continue this summer

June 13, 2022
The study finds valley’s urban core and east side communities are the most vulnerable to extreme heat.
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RTC Southern Nevada teams up with community partners to provide pop-up events

April 6, 2022
Events will provide immediate access to low-cost fresh produce and services for low-income individuals and families.
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Fare Collection

RTC Southern Nevada expands payment options to improve efficiency, convenience for riders

Feb. 18, 2022
Web-based payment portals, upgraded fare validators and cash to mobile partners help increase overall operational efficiency.

New Flyer awarded contract, receives new bus order

SunLine Transit Agency orders five additional hydrogen fuel cell-electric buses and RTC of Southern Nevada awards New Flyer a contract for up to 130 low-emission CNG buses.
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Mobile Applications

RTC Southern Nevada launches myRTCpara app

Nov. 2, 2021
The app allows paratransit riders and caretakers to book, cancel and manage rides.

RTC Southern Nevada partners with contractors to recruit essential workers for needed positions

Sept. 7, 2021
Companies are offering sign-on bonuses up to $2,000, benefits and training programs.
Transit is helping Southern Nevadans reconnect to major sports venues throughout the valley.

RTC Southern Nevada announces expansion of transit service valley wide

Aug. 17, 2021
This is the largest transit service area expansion in recent history and includes new routes, extensions of existing routes and the introduction of RTC-OnDemand microtransit pilot...