RTC transit will operate on a Saturday schedule during Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, Jan. 16

For Immediate Release:  Jan. 11, 2017

Media Contacts:       

Brad Seidel, RTC, (702) 676-1743 office, (702) 569-6163 cell

Sue Christiansen, RTC, (702) 676-1891 office, (702) 461-2401 cell

RTC transit will operate on a Saturday schedule during

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, Jan. 16

Road closures in downtown Las Vegas during parade will require various transit detours

 

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LAS VEGAS – The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) transit system will operate on a Saturday schedule for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, Jan. 16.

In addition, the RTC will have various route detours in place due to road closures in downtown Las Vegas during the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., parade. Detours will run from approximately 5 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Impacted transit routes include Route 109 – Maryland Pkwy.; Route 113 – Las Vegas Blvd. North; Route 208 – Washington; Route 215 – Bonanza; Boulder Highway Express (BHX); Centennial Express (CX); Deuce on the Strip; Downtown & Veterans Medical Center Express (DVX); Henderson & Downtown Express (HDX); and Westcliff Airport Express (WAX). In addition, a detour will be in place for the Strip & Downtown Express (SDX) at Casino Center at Charleston from approximately 2 p.m. until 10 p.m. during the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., block party.

For optimum service, the RTC encourages customers to download its new transit app, rideRTC, to plan their trip, buy their fare and find their bus. Through its integration with Transit app, rideRTC provides real-time information about the locations of buses. It’s available for free on Android and iPhone phones.

About the RTC

The RTC is the transit authority, transportation planning organization and regional traffic management agency for Southern Nevada. The RTC’s vision is to provide a safe, convenient and effective regional transportation system that enhances mobility and air quality for citizens and visitors. The RTC encourages residents and visitors to use a variety of transportation choices to help reduce traffic congestion, clean the air and improve the quality of life in Southern Nevada. For more information about the RTC and its major initiatives such as Southern Nevada Strong, Fuel Revenue Indexing and the Transportation Investment Business Plan, visit rtcsnv.com.

 

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