FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 19, 2021
RTC joins National Moment of Unity honoring lives lost to COVID-19
Commemorating the almost 390,000 Americans who have died of COVID-19
Click to Tweet: Join @RTCSNV and communities nationwide for a socially distanced moment of unity honoring the lives lost to COVID-19 on Jan. 19 at the Bonneville Transit Center, 101 E. Bonneville Ave, at 2:30 p.m.
As many Americans are grieving the loss of family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers to COVID-19, the Regional Transportation of Southern Nevada (RTC) is joining communities across the country for a National Moment of Unity. President-elect Joe Biden’s Presidential Inauguration Committee is encouraging participation by lighting up buildings and ringing church bells at 2:30 p.m. PST, 5:30 p.m. EST Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021.
The RTC will participate in this national moment of remembrance, unity and pause for a one-minute bell ringing at its Bonneville Transit Center, 101 E. Bonneville Ave, at 2:30 p.m. Staff, contractors, customers, and media partners are invited to join in the event. Masks and social distancing will be required.
The event will also be broadcast live on YouTube for those who would like to observe, but are not able to participate in person.
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