RTC transit customers can now pay with their debit/credit cards, mobile wallet, or smart watch

2023-12-21T10:32:44-08:00| Categories: Press Releases| Tags: |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 21, 2023

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Catherine Busche, RTC, (702) 676-1788 Office, [email protected]
Brittany Clark, RTC, 702-676-1979 Office, [email protected]


New feature enables passengers to pay for a single ride without a pass or app

Click to Tweet: No pass, no app, no problem! Pay for your #RTCSNV single ride with your credit/debit card, mobile wallet, or smart watch. Mastercard, Visa, Apple Pay and Google Pay accepted. #TapandGO

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) transit customers can now pay for their single ride bus fare with a debit/credit card, mobile wallet, or smart watch. This is the next evolution of RTC’s Tap & GO enhanced fare collection service to make payment as easy and convenient as possible for transit customers.

This option is especially attractive to visitors catching an RTC bus who do not need to purchase a paper pass or download an app.

“We are pleased to make it even more convenient for residents and visitors to travel throughout our community,” said RTC CEO M.J. Maynard. “We understand that not everyone wants to carry a paper pass or download another app and believe this new feature will help make the payment process more convenient, intuitive and efficient while giving riders more payment options.”

Currently, Mastercard, Visa, Apple Pay and Google Pay are accepted.

This RTC Tap & GO feature is in addition to the single-ride feature launched in the rideRTC mobile app in June, as well as the cash-to-mobile option available in the rideRTC app since December 2020.

For more information about all Tap & GO options, visit the RTC’s Tap & GO webpage.

About the RTC
The RTC is the regional authority overseeing public transit, metropolitan planning, roadway funding, traffic management, and the public bike share system. 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 our major initiatives or to download the rideRTC app, visit rtcsnv.com. Stay informed by subscribing to our blog or following us on social media.

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