PYRAMID WAY AND MCCARRAN BOULEVARD INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT BEGINS
The RTC will begin work on a project to enhance safety at the intersection of Pyramid Way and McCarran Boulevard. Work is set to begin April 4 and will involve traffic controls.
Sign up for email updates on the project at: http://www.pyramidmccarran.com.
2040 REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN UPDATE
The 2040 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) helps guide improvements in the region, sustaining the economy, increasing livability and accommodating growth. The document also outlines the guiding principles of the RTC and is developed with extensive public input. The public outreach process is now underway as the RTC updates the RTP, which is the long-range transportation plan for the region. Outreach efforts that will be taking place during the next few months include forums for youths, seniors, veterans and on the topics of freight and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Several public meetings will also be held, and the RTC Board will review the updates for possible adoption late this year.
2040 RTP Millennial Forum, UNR Knowledge Center, first floor, 11 am to 1 pm, May 2
2040 RTP Transportation Technologies Forum May 26 10am-noon The Innevation Center
2040 RTP Community Open House June 2 4:30pm-7pm The Discovery Museum
FREE PARKING INFORMATION FOR MAY 2 MILLENNIAL FORUM:
Attendees are instructed to park in the West Stadium Parking Complex located just north of
Lawlor Events Center. Attendees may park on the main floor of the parking Complex
(the first floor that they drive into from N. Virginia Street).
Near the elevators, there is a parking permit kiosk and attendees will need to use this kiosk to print
their parking permit for the event. Attendees can follow these instructions to use the kiosk:
1. Press the B Button at the top of the screen on the parking kiosk.
2. Press the # sign along with the following seven digit code, 5022016.
3. Press OK (the D Button) at the top of the screen.
The kiosk will then print a parking permit for the attendee. The attendee must display this permit face up on their dashboard
SPAGHETTI BOWL IMPROVEMENTS
The Nevada Department of Transportation, working with RTC, is studying ways to improve safety and traffic flow and reduce crashes at the I-80/I-580 Spaghetti Bowl. Share your ideas and comments at a charrette (workshop) taking place at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center from 9 am to 4 pm on Thurs. April 28.
More information: http://www.nevadadot.com
RTC 2015 ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND A LOOK AHEAD TO 2016
Throughout 2015, the RTC delivered significant projects, provided safe and reliable transit and planned for the future of the Truckee Meadows. Many projects and plans that began last year are continuing into 2016 as we work to create safety, improve mobility and connectivity, increase transportation choices and contribute to the region’s economic prosperity. The projects and programs we deliver were possible because of the public participation and input we had to develop them. Click here for a look at some of the agency’s accomplishments and a preview of what’s ahead.
NORTH VALLEYS REGIONAL MULTIMODAL STUDY
A presentation was given to the North Valleys Citizens Advisory Board as the RTC begins an extensive study to examine opportunities for Complete Street enhancements, safety improvements and capacity projects in the North Valleys area. The study involves extensive public outreach with stakeholder and public meetings. The area being studied has experienced significant business and residential growth, and includes major distribution facilities including PetCo and Amazon.
View the displays from the public workshop held on 2/4:
SHORT RANGE TRANSIT PLAN
The RTC began the process of updating the FY 2017-2021 Short Range Transit Plan (SRTP) in November 2015. The SRTP is RTC’s business plan for transit services in our community over the next five years. It also serves as the short range transportation element of the 20-Year Regional Transportation Plan which is now in the process of being updated. Development of the SRTP is a community-based planning process. The SRTP reviews all RTC transit services including: RIDE, RAPID, ACCESS, carpools and vanpools.
An effective and efficient transit system benefits everyone whether they use public transit or not, and is essential to a vibrant and prosperous economy. You're invited to participate and share your ideas! Submit comments to http://rtctransitplan.com.
Upcoming events for this project are a presentation at the RTC Board Annual Workshop on April 15. A community Open House will be held on May 5, 2016 at RTC 4TH STREET STATION from 7:00 am to 9:00 am and from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
The draft SRTP will be presented at the RTC Board meeting on July 15, 2016; the final SRTP may be approved and adopted to the August 19, 2016 Board meeting.