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April 28, 2014

Las Vegas RTC donates paratransit buses to cash-strapped senior center

Delivered the first of the four vehicles to the North Las Vegas Neighborhood Recreation Center. The 12-passenger bus has a wheelchair lift and enough room onboard to transport motorized scooters and wheelchairs.


April 24, 2014

Veolia awarded $409M Las Vegas paratransit contract

Contract will begin in August. The service is estimated at approximately one million passenger trips annually.


February 25, 2014

Las Vegas' RTC invests $2.3M to install, improve bus stops

As part of this year’s round of improvements, Phase III of the program, RTC plans to move back or install 55 stops in Clark County, 48 in Las Vegas, 18 in North Las Vegas and 10 in Henderson.


January 21, 2014

Nevada employers honored for encouraging 'green commutes'

By participating in the RTC's free commuter services program, commuters can record each commute taken by carpool, public transportation, motorcycle, bicycle or on foot, and become eligible to win prizes or gift cards.


September 5, 2013

RTC Southern Nevada opens university transit center

The agency also launched a new student transit pass program and the pilot for a contactless fare payment system.


April 8, 2013

RTC breaks ground on UNLV transit center

Scheduled to open this fall, the 6,460-square-foot facility is located within walking distance of key facilities, including the Thomas & Mack Center, Cox Pavilion, and various academic and administrative buildings.


December 18, 2012

Veolia, Nevada’s RTC celebrate 20 years

Veolia has operated fixed route service under contract to the RTC without interruption since 1992 when the transit system inaugurated new service. Thirty-two employees who started with the company in 1992 are still with Veolia in Las Vegas.


April 16, 2012

Las Vegas-based RTC names new GM

Tina Quigley joined the RTC in 2005 as the deputy GM, overseeing the day-to-day operations and administration of the agency.


March 2, 2012

RTC Southern Nevada to install 150 solar bus shelters

The shelters, built with recyclable materials, are estimated to save taxpayers about $54,000 a year in energy costs.


October 12, 2011

Las Vegas RTC launches tourist-friendly website

Ridethestrip.com highlights the cost-effective, reliable and modern public transportation alternatives to and from McCarran International Airport, the Las Vegas Strip and downtown Las Vegas.


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