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Air Quality Conformity

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sets air quality standards, known as National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS). Areas where monitoring shows that these standards are not met are said to be in “non-attainment”. Within Clark County, the Las Vegas Valley has been designated as a non-attainment area for carbon monoxide (CO) and for particulate matter less than 10 microns in diameter (PM10). PM10 is more commonly known as…

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RTC to hold public meetings on transportation projects

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 6, 2012 Media Contacts: Angela Torres, RTC, (702) 676-1552 office, (702) 578-4876 cell Public comment period announced for projects proposed to receive federal funding LAS VEGAS – The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is committed to keeping the public informed and obtaining their opinions and comments on transportation projects. The RTC has announced two public meetings in July and a…

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Maryland Parkway

PROJECT BACKGROUND Maryland Parkway is a vital corridor for the Las Vegas Valley that connects McCarran International Airport, downtown Las Vegas and many high-activity centers, such as the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), Boulevard Mall, Sunrise Hospital, as well as numerous commercial and residential areas. Carrying nearly 9,000 transit riders and 33,000 cars per day, investments in transportation infrastructure along this major…

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RTC and Southern Nevada Strong receive ‘Green Award’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 28, 2015 MEDIA CONTACTS: Sue Christiansen, RTC, (702) 676-1891 office, (702) 580-0407 cell Monika Bertaki, RTC, (702) 676-1749 office, (702) 354-3561 cell RTC and Southern Nevada Strong receive ‘Green Award’ Las Vegas Business Press presents agency with Green Award for greener transition to CNG fleet Suggested Tweet: .@RTCSNV & @SNVStrong receive #GreenAward for #CNGfleet and innovative regional plan…

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RTC and local partners host Mega Work Expo by ‘opening the door’ to opportunities for workers and contractors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 13, 2015 Media Contacts: Sue Christiansen, RTC, (702) 676-1891 office, (702) 461-2401 cell Monika Bertaki, RTC, (702) 676-1749 office, (702) 354-3561 cell RTC and local partners host Mega Work Expo by ‘opening the door’ to opportunities for workers and contractors Press conference highlighting growth of Southern Nevada construction industry launches expo LAS VEGAS – In conjunction with National Infrastructure Week, a…

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Grand opening ceremony for Sahara Express to be held May 14

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 9, 2012 Media Contacts: Tracy Bower, RTC, (702) 676-1730 office, (702) 232-4888 cell Angela Torres, RTC, (702) 676-1552 office, (702) 578-4876 cell Bus rapid transit route will further improve commuter mobility LAS VEGAS – The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Southern Nevada and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will commemorate the grand opening of the Sahara Express bus rapid transit service on…

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Sahara Bus Rapid Transit Project Information

RTC is now operating the new Sahara Express rapid transit service The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) and the Federal Transit Administration, together with the Nevada Department of Transportation, City of Las Vegas and Clark County, partnered in developing the new Sahara Express rapid transit service, which began operations on May 20, 2012. The Sahara Express is part of RTC’s larger network of rapid transit and…

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Terms of Use

PRERACE.COM TERMS OF USE Last Revised: August 16, 2010 This Terms of Use Agreement (“Agreement” or “Terms of Use”) is made by and between PreRace.com, LLC, a Colorado limited liability company, (“PreRace.com”), and you (“you,” “your” or “User”). This Agreement contains the terms and conditions that govern your use of this website and any associated services. BY ACCESSING, VISITING, BROWSING, USING…

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About the RTC

About the RTC The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is a regional entity that oversees public transportation, traffic management, roadway design and construction funding, transportation planning and regional planning efforts known as Southern Nevada Strong. 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…

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Flamingo Corridor Improvements

FLAMINGO ROAD is a major east-to-west arterial street that connects extensive existing and planned commercial and residential development directly to the heart of the Resort Corridor and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) campus. The combination of large residential populations at the ends of Flamingo Road and concentrated employment at the center generates substantial commuter traffic on Flamingo Road. The existing transit line on the…

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Alternate Transportation Options

The following organizations are projects receiving grant funding from the RTC through Job Access Reverse Commute (JARC)(5316) funding and grant funds from New Freedom (5317) funding. Coordinated Transportation Map 2015 Show Aid for Aids of Nevada BUDDY Transportation Program – Provide van transportation to medical and social support programs for non-ADA eligible medically fragile clients who are associated with AFAN. Employment

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RTC celebrates 20 years of providing public transportation in Las Vegas valley

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 5, 2012 Media Contacts: Angela Torres Castro, RTC, (702) 676-1552 office, (702) 578-4876 cell Amber Stidham, RTC, (702) 676-1571 office, (702) 499-2114 cell RTC leaders look back at two decades of progress, thank riders with free doughnuts LAS VEGAS – The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) celebrated its 20th anniversary on Wednesday, Dec. 5. Leaders of the RTC highlighted two decades of…

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RTC to celebrate 20 years of providing public transportation in our valley

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 29, 2012 Media Contacts: Angela Torres, RTC, (702) 676-1552 office, (702) 578-4876 cell Amber Stidham, RTC, (702) 676-1571 office, (702) 499-2114 cell RTC leaders look back at two decades of progress, thank riders with free Krispy Kreme Doughnuts LAS VEGAS – The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) celebrates its 20th anniversary on Wednesday, Dec. 5, and leaders of the RTC will highlight two…

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Statement Of Non-Discrimination

Sec. 504 Rehabilitation Act The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to its programs, services, or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals with disabilities, or in any aspect of RTC operations. The RTC also does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices.If you have reason to believe that a client,…

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About the RTC

About the RTC careers – Employment Opportunities 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…

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About the RTC

About the RTC The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is a regional entity that oversees public transportation, traffic management, roadway design and construction funding, transportation planning and regional planning efforts known as Southern Nevada Strong. 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…

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RTC to launch innovative ‘ride on demand’ Paratransit service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 8, 2018 Media Contacts: Catherine Lu, RTC, 702-676-1788 office, 702-545-7119 cell, LuC@rtcsnv.com                               Carrie Giverson, One7, 315-561-1433, carrie@one7communications.com RTC to launch innovative ‘ride on demand’ Paratransit service Board approval paves way for Feb. 12 launch of six-month pilot with Lyft service…

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RTC Executive Management

General Manager – Tina Quigley As general manager of the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, Tina Quigley knows what it means to think big. In a city of 2.1 million residents and 42 million annual visitors, Quigley is at the forefront of visionary thinking and planning for the future. She recognizes that an enhanced multi-modal and technologically advanced transportation infrastructure will help ensure that Southern…

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RTC announces roadway improvements to begin the week of May 20

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 22, 2013 Media Contacts: Angela Castro, RTC, (702) 676-1552 office, (702) 578-4876 cell Julie Schaller, RTC, (702) 676-1623 office, (702) 576-4712 cell LAS VEGAS – Through a cooperative effort, the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) and the City of Las Vegas are constructing Complete Street improvements in the downtown Las Vegas area to provide safer, more convenient access for pedestrians,…

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Laughlin-Bullhead City Bridge

Today, a single bridge over the Colorado River provides the only major link between Laughlin, Nev.and Bullhead City, Ariz. The two communities complement one another in residential and employment opportunities with Bullhead City providing a large portion of Laughlin’s workforce. The existing bridge connects the two cities at State Highway 163 where the river is less than 2,000 feet wide. Vehicle crashes interfere with traffic flow across the…

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Employer Services

Club Ride Commuter Services works with more than 300 employers in Southern Nevada to customize commuter assistance programs. To sign your office up, call 702-228-RIDE (7433) or email ClubRide@rtcsnv.com. Questions? Check out our FAQ for Employers or Preguntas Frecuentes de los Empleadores. Our services Club Ride provides free, one-on-one assistance to create a commuter program for your employees. As a partner, you’ll receive the following: A…

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RTC to Offer Free Rides on its Sahara Express June 18 – June 24 Encourages Commuters to “Dump the Pump” on June 21

Dump the Pump. Save Money. Ride Transit. Get a Free Krispy Kreme Doughnut LAS VEGAS – The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Southern Nevada will be offering free rides on the Sahara Express, the valley’s newest Express transit route, starting Monday, June 18, through Sunday, June 24. The RTC is encouraging valley residents to “dump the pump” and take the Sahara Express for free to travel to work, their favorite local summer…

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Fuel tax indexing approved in Clark County to fund critical transportation projects

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 3, 2013 Contact: Angela Castro, RTC, (702) 676-1552 office, (702) 578-4876 cell Indexing fuel tax helps Southern Nevada create jobs, diversify economy and improve transportation infrastructure LAS VEGAS – During the Clark County Commission’s September 3 meeting, the Board of Commissioners approved an ordinance, that will index the fuel tax to inflation in Clark County, raising up to $700 million for critical…

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Southern Nevada Strong annual summit to showcase valley’s success through public and private partnerships

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 20, 2016 Media Contacts: Monika Bertaki, RTC, (702) 676-1749 office, (702) 354-3561 cell Catherine Lu, RTC, (702) 676-1788 office, (702) 545-7119 cell MEDIA ADVISORY Southern Nevada Strong annual summit to showcase valley’s success through public and private partnerships Keynote speaker award-winning author Charles Montgomery to address the impact of city design on community happiness Click to tweet: One valley,…

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New route, increased frequencies effective November 6 will better serve transit customers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sept. 8, 2016 Media Contacts: Catherine Lu, RTC, (702) 676-1788 office, (702) 545-7119 cell Aileen Magnera, RTC, (702) 676-1735 office, (702) 461-6135 cell New route, increased frequencies effective November 6 will better serve transit customers RTC’s November service change to affect 28 routes Click to Tweet: #RTCSNV Nov. 6 #transit service changes include new Route 122; 24-hour service on Route 105; and increased…

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RTC seeks public input for Maryland Parkway project during March 15 & 16 meetings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 7, 2016 Media Contacts: Monika Bertaki, RTC, (702) 676-1749 office, (702) 354-3561 cell Catherine Lu, RTC, (702) 676-1788 office, (702) 545-7119 cell RTC seeks public input for Maryland Parkway project during March 15 & 16 meetings Maryland Parkway transports nearly 9,000 transit riders and 33,000 cars daily Click to Tweet : Work, Live or Travel on Maryland Pkwy? Join #RTCSNV at public mtgs 3/15 -3/16 & tell…

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Southern Nevada Strong summit gathers more than 130 community leaders to showcase valley’s successes through public and private partnerships

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 27, 2016 Media Contacts: Monika Bertaki, RTC, (702) 676-1749 office, (702) 354-3561 cell Catherine Lu, RTC, (702) 676-1788 office, (702) 545-7119 cell Southern Nevada Strong summit gathers more than 130 community leaders to showcase valley’s successes through public and private partnerships Keynote speaker, award-winning author Charles Montgomery addresses impact of city design on community happiness Click to…

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Southern Nevada Strong summit to showcase regional successes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 26, 2017 Media Contacts: Monika Bertaki, RTC (702) 676-1749 office, (702) 354-3561 cell Sue Christiansen, RTC (702) 676-1891 office, (702) 461-2401 cell MEDIA ALERT Southern Nevada Strong summit to showcase regional successes Highly accomplished Oklahoma City mayor to deliver keynote address on executing big ideas Click to Tweet: .@SNVStrong “SNS-Working Regionally” summit to discuss plan success and…

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Southern Nevada Strong summit touts successes, regional focus

For Immediate Release:  December 13, 2017 Media Contacts:  Monika Bertaki, RTC (702) 676-1749 office, (702) 354-3561 cell Sue Christiansen, RTC (702) 676-1891 office, (702) 461-2401 cell              Southern Nevada Strong summit touts successes, regional focus Oklahoma City mayor highlights how ‘big ideas’ can turn cities into growth ‘magnets’ Click to Tweet : .@SNVStrong “SNS-Working…

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Rescheduled Southern Nevada Strong summit to showcase successes

For Immediate Release:   Dec. 7, 2017 Media Contacts: Monika Bertaki, RTC (702) 676-1749 office, (702) 354-3561 cell Sue Christiansen, RTC (702) 676-1891 office, (702) 461-2401 cell   MEDIA ALERT Rescheduled Southern Nevada Strong summit to showcase successes   Highly accomplished Oklahoma City mayor to deliver keynote address on executing big ideas Click to Tweet: .@SNVStrong “SNS-Working Regionally” summit to…

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RTC and local partners celebrate Infrastructure Week and work to ‘build’ opportunities for job seekers and small businesses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 12, 2015 Media Contacts: Sue Christiansen, RTC, (702) 676-1891 office, (702) 461-2401 cell Monika Bertaki, RTC, (702) 676-1749 office, (702) 354-3561 cell MEDIA ADVISORY RTC and local partners celebrate Infrastructure Week and work to ‘build’ opportunities for job seekers and small businesses News conference to launch Mega Work Expo, and highlight opportunities for construction, engineering and architecture industries…

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RTC and local partners to host Mega Work Expo on May 13

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 23, 2015 Media Contacts: Sue Christiansen, RTC, (702) 676-1891 office, (702) 461-2401 cell Aileen Pastor, RTC, (702) 676-1735 office, (702) 461-6135 cell MEDIA ADVISORY RTC and local partners to host Mega Work Expo on May 13 LAS VEGAS –The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC), in partnership with the Nevada Economic Development Coalition (NEDCO), American Council of Engineering Companies…

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Nevada State College Transit Pass

Please Note: NSC passes are ONLY available for purchase on campus at the NSC Cashier’s Office, the Nevada State Bookstore, and RTC Administration Building, 600 S. Grand Central Pkwy. Valid campus I.D. must be presented when boarding the vehicle with a NSC pass. NSC Transit Pass Frequently Asked Questions WHAT TYPE OF TRANSIT PASSES ARE AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY FOR NSC STUDENTS AND FACULTY? The exclusive discounts for students and…

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CSN Transit Pass

Please Note: CSN passes are ONLY available for purchase on campus and RTC Administration Building, 600 S. Grand Central Pkwy. Valid campus I.D. must be presented when boarding the vehicle with a CSN pass. CSN Transit Pass Frequently Asked Questions Valid campus I.D. is must be presented when boarding the vehicle with a CSN pass. WHAT TYPE OF TRANSIT PASSES ARE AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY FOR CSN STUDENTS AND FACULTY? The exclusive…

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Commissioner, Local Leaders Breaking Ground on Local Fuel Revenue Indexing Projects

Thursday, April 17, 2014, 10 a.m. Contacts Sue Christiansen, RTC, (702) 676-1891 office, (702) 580-0407 cell Clark County Commissioner and Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) Chairman Larry Brown and other local leaders will host an inaugural groundbreaking of road projects funded through fuel revenue indexing 10 a.m. Thursday, April 17, on Fort Apache Road just north of Centennial Parkway. The location of this event is the future site of…

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RTC to begin utility location on Flamingo Road

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 8, 2014 Contact: Sue Christiansen, RTC, (702) 676-1891 office, (702) 580-0407 cell Aileen Pastor, RTC, (702) 676-1735 office, (702) 461-6135 cell LAS VEGAS – The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) will begin underground utility exploration and location along Flamingo Road as part of the overall Flamingo Road Improvements Project, a two-year project that includes re-paving portions of…

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Southern Nevada Strong

Welcome to the inaugural e-newsletter of Southern Nevada Strong (SNS), brought to you by the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC). SNS is a collaborative regional planning effort that’s building a foundation for long-term economic success through better integration of transportation, education, housing and job opportunities. We want to educate, engage and empower Southern Nevadans to create and maintain communities where…

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Flamingo Rd. Project

  Flamingo Project Construction Map Construction Schedule CONSTRUCTION UPDATE – Week of October 31 , 2016 Various Locations – Grand Canyon Drive to Boulder Highway Intermittent temporary lane restrictions may occur to complete miscellaneous items such as repairs of median concrete, landscaping, sidewalk, signing, and bus shelter work in both directions. These closures should be very short in length and duration. Tropicana Avenue Roadwork…

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UNLV Transit Pass

Please Note: UNLV passes are ONLY available for purchase at the UNLV Student Union, UNLV Bookstore, Parking and Transportation Services office, and RTC Administration Building, 600 S. Grand Central Pkwy. Valid campus I.D. must be presented when boarding the vehicle with a UNLV pass. UNLV Transit Pass Frequently Asked Questions WHAT TYPE OF TRANSIT PASSES ARE AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY FOR UNLV STUDENTS AND FACULTY? The exclusive discounts for…

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