RTC extends lobby hours of popular park & ride facility near McCarran International Airport to 24/7, beginning Feb. 15

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 12, 2019

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Zac Prudhomme, RTC, (702) 676-1743 Office, PrudhommeZ@rtcsnv.com
Monika Bertaki, RTC, (702) 676-1749 Office, BertakiM@rtcsnv.com


RTC extends lobby hours of popular park & ride facility near McCarran International Airport to 24/7, beginning Feb. 15
Fixed route transit service on a Saturday schedule for Presidents’ Day, Feb. 18
Click to Tweet.@RTCSNV announces new 24/7 access to popular South Strip Transit Terminal (SSTT) lobby starting 2/15. #RTCSNV

LAS VEGAS – In advance of the long President’s Day holiday weekend and to better serve customers, the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is extending the lobby hours of one of its busiest park & ride facilities. Beginning Friday, Feb. 15, the lobby of the South Strip Transit Terminal (SSTT) near McCarran International Airport will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The extended lobby hours ensure customers have a comfortable waiting area and access to RTC ticket vending machines. Previously only open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., the SSTT is the hub for seven of RTC’s 39 routes, as well as select charter bus services. It allows transit commuters in the southern portion of the valley to connect with frequent transit service – the Strip & Downtown Express – to access the Resort Corridor.

The SSTT is also a popular option for travelers using McCarran International Airport, so the new hours will be helpful to those departing on red-eye flights or experiencing unforeseen delays upon arrival. The SSTT is conveniently located just 15 minutes south of the airport and parking in the SSTT park & ride lot is free. The SSTT is located at 6675 Gilespie St., at the corner of Sunset Road and Gilespie Street.

For the upcoming Presidents’ Day holiday on Monday, Feb. 18, the RTC reminds riders that it will operate its fixed route transit system on a Saturday schedule.

To download pictures of the South Strip Transit Terminal, click here: https://rtcsnv.sharefile.com/d-sfe2ecf6bd7b403b9

About the RTC
The RTC is the transit authority, transportation planning organization, regional traffic management agency and administrator of Southern Nevada Strong, the regional planning effort 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.

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About the RTC
The RTC is the transit authority, transportation planning organization, regional traffic management agency and administrator of Southern Nevada Strong, the regional planning effort 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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