The Regional Transportation Commission located in Reno has met the Standard of Excellence and is designated a Best Workplace for Commuters. Offering not only a transit and vanpool pass subsidy to employees, they provide a bus pass and vanpool subsidy program to the community and will match an employer’s subsidy of their employee passes up to 20 percent. They provide an emergency ride home program to employees and offer this regionally to carpoolers and vanpoolers. RTC offers free TDM consulting for all area employers.
The Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Washoe County, Nevada (RTC) serves the citizens of Reno and Sparks along with unincorporated areas of Washoe County. The RTC was formed in July 1979 as a result of legislation approved by the Nevada Legislature, which consolidated the Regional Street and Highway Commission, the Regional Transit Commission and the Washoe County Area Transportation Study Policy Committee. This consolidation has increased the effectiveness and efficiency in planning and implementation of the surface transportation program in Washoe County.
Their mission is to provide leadership, vision, public policy development, and quality transportation systems through a commitment to excellence and pursuit of goals and objectives that meet the community’s present and future needs.