RTC Encourages Commuters to Plan Ahead for Heavy Traffic and Reduced Transit Schedule for Thanksgiving and Family Day Holidays

2021-11-18T13:53:31-08:00| Categories: Press Releases| Tags: |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 18, 2021

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Tasha Bullock-McMillan, RTC of Southern Nevada, 702-676-1698 Bullock-McMillanT@rtcsnv.com
Makenzie Coombs-Emery, RTC, 7026761743 Office, coombs-emerym@rtcsnv.com


RTC Encourages Commuters to Plan Ahead for Heavy Traffic and Reduced Transit Schedule for Thanksgiving and Family Day Holidays

Click to Tweet: .@RTCSNV is #thankful for its customers and urges everyone to plan ahead for heavy #holidaytraffic and delays in and out of Las Vegas. #RTCSNV buses will operate on a holiday schedule in observance of #Thanksgiving 11/25 and Family Day 11/26.

LAS VEGAS – The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is encouraging commuters to plan ahead and anticipate heavy traffic and delays during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. RTC buses will operate on a Sunday schedule for transit service on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 25 and Saturday schedule for transit service on Family Day, Friday, Nov. 26.

Drivers traveling in and out of Southern Nevada should prepare for longer commutes, particularly during peak travel times. To avoid traffic congestion and delays, drivers should note that peak drive times on I-15 include Saturday, Nov. 27 between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 28 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Commuters can sign up for traffic alerts on the RTC website to have the most up-to-date traffic information.

Residents and visitors are encouraged to use RTC’s public transit options, including free park-and-ride facilities, to help ease congestion on the roadways. Transit routes including the Deuce on the Strip, which runs every 15-20 minutes 24 hours a day, offer convenience and accessibility to help riders move throughout the Las Vegas Strip. Riders can plan trips and purchase passes through the agency’s free rideRTC app.

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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