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Reno, NV (July 15, 2015) The RTC’s 4th Street/Prater Way Bus RAPID Transit (BRT) Project has been selected to receive a Transportation Planning Excellence Award by the United States Department of Transportation. The RTC’s project is only one of eight nationally to receive the honor. The project,...

The local community has given its input about the transit station options for the 4th Street | Prater Way Corridor. From both the March 3rd public meeting and online polls, here are the final standings for people's preferred choices: Option “A” – 45 Option “B” – 66 Option “C”...

Click any image in this poll to enlarge it. You can leave a comment at the bottom of this poll or by clicking 'leave a comment' above.  If the reply box isn't visible, please click here [polldaddy poll="8688935"]...

View Official News Release PDF For Immediate Release Contact: Joe Harrington 775.848.9062 Michael Moreno 775.771.6453 Public Comments Sought on Bus Station Designs Reno, NV (Feb. 23, 2015) – The RTC is welcoming the public’s comments on three design concepts for the 4th Street/Prater Way Corridor. Eight new stations are planned with four on...

Transit station concepts developed by the design team will be presented at the upcoming RTC Board Meeting held on Friday, February 20th, 2015 at 9 am at the Regional Transportation Center, 2050 Villanova Drive in Reno. You can view the board meeting agenda here [PDF]. Afterwards, a public meeting...

The 4th Street / Prater Way transit project has won a federal grant! The RTC has been awarded $16 million in federal grants to develop a rapid bus transit service connecting Reno and Sparks. View the official News Release Here [PDF] More information [rgj.com]...

On November 1, 2013 the Nevada Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration provided approval of the project’s Programmatic Categorical Exclusion (CE). The Federal Transit Administration provided approval of the CE in February 2014. In April, RTC submitted an application to the U.S. Department of...

The 4th Street/Prater Way NEPA and Preliminary Design team continues to work toward completion of the NEPA process.  On November 1, 2013 the Nevada Department of Transportation, along with the Federal Highways Administration provided approval of the project’s Programmatic Categorical Exclusion.  The Wood Rodgers design...

Recommendations from the Corridor Study Report are being brought forward to a next phase of more detailed design and study.  Work is currently underway on the 30% design and NEPA (National Environmental Policy Act) permitting for a portion of the corridor from Evans Avenue to...