MEDIA ADVISORY: RTC partners with Southern Nevada Health District to unveil new bike share station

2022-05-18T12:11:05-07:00| Categories: Press Releases| Tags: |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 18, 2022

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Monika Bertaki, RTC, (702) 676-1749 Office, BertakiM@rtcsnv.com
Catherine Busche, RTC, (702) 676-1788 Office, BuscheC@rtcsnv.com


LAS VEGAS – The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is partnering with the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) to celebrate the expansion of the RTC Bike Share system by unveiling a new bike share station. The new 3.0 station design provides flexibility, a streamlined infrastructure, and additional energy savings.

The event wraps up National Bike Month festivities, which RTC celebrated with group rides, and bike safety and maintenance events. Additionally, the RTC is continuing to offer a FREE 30-day Explorer pass to explore the bike share system through the end of May. The pass can be obtained by using promo code BIKEMONTH22 at check out on bikeshare.rtcsnv.com.

WHAT:           New RTC Bike Share station unveiling

WHEN:           Monday, May 23 at 10 a.m.

WHERE:         Martin L. King Jr. Drive and Alta Drive (Parking at Neon Apartments – 501 Desert Ln)

WHO:             RTC Deputy CEO David Swallow

SNHD Director of Community Health Dr. Michael Johnson

VISUAL:         Unveiling of new RTC bike share station. Interview availability with RTC and SNHD.

About the SNHD
The Southern Nevada Health District serves as the local public health authority for Clark County, Boulder City, Henderson, Las Vegas, Mesquite and North Las Vegas. The agency safeguards the public health of the community’s residents and visitors through innovative programs, regulations, and initiatives focused on protecting and promoting their health and well-being. More information about the Health District, its programs, services, and the regulatory oversight it provides is available at www.SNHD.info.

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 advance regionally transformative mobility solutions through equitable, innovative and sustainable infrastructure development. The RTC’s mission is to elevate quality of life for residents and visitors through sustainable planning, collaborative problem-solving, and safe and equitable transportation service. 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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