Community input needed on additional RTC Bike Share stations in downtown Las Vegas

2021-09-07T14:00:10-07:00| Categories: Press Releases| Tags: |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 7, 2021

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Irene Williams, RTC, 702-676-1724, williamsi@rtcsnv.com
Monika Bertaki, RTC, (702) 676-1749 Office, BertakiM@rtcsnv.com


Complete short survey by Sept. 24 for two chances to win a $100 gift card!  

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LAS VEGAS – The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is planning to expand the RTC Bike Share service area by adding one to three new stations in downtown Las Vegas. Before making any decisions on the new stations, locals are invited to provide their input on the desired locations based on four available spaces. The proposed stations include:

  • Alta Drive, between Shadow Lane and Martin Luther King Boulevard
  • East Fremont Street, between Bruce Street and North 21st Street
  • Martin Luther King Boulevard, near Pinto Lane
  • South 13th Street, near East Clark Avenue and The Center

Public input can be submitted by participating in the online survey by Friday, Sept. 24. Those who take the survey will be entered to win one of two $100 gift cards.

One station will be partially funded by a Southern Nevada Health District grant. The remaining stations will be contingent upon approval of additional funding.

The RTC Bike Share has 20 stations throughout downtown Las Vegas, with more than 200 bikes available. Since the RTC Bike Share launched in 2016 more than 76,000 passes have been sold, and over 176,000 trips have been taken. RTC Bike Share is an easy way for residents and tourists to ride to and from the many attractions, restaurants, bars and shops in the downtown Las Vegas area. Riders can also easily connect to the numerous RTC transit lines through the Bonneville Transit Center in downtown Las Vegas.

For more information on RTC Bike Share, visit bikeshare.rtcsnv.com.

About the RTC
The RTC is the transit authority, designated metropolitan planning organization, regional traffic management agency and administrator of the Southern Nevada Strong comprehensive regional plan for the Las Vegas valley. 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 or to download its transit app rideRTC, visit rtcsnv.com and stay informed by subscribing to our blog

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