Reno, Nevada (June 13, 2018) – Starting on June 18, the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) plans to put Route 11 along 4th Street/Prater Way back on its regular route from RTC CENTENNIAL PLAZA to 6th Street in Reno. Route 11 will still be on its detour route on 4th Street from 6th Street to RTC 4TH STREET STATION.
The RTC had been detouring this bus line due to construction as part of the 4th Street/Prater Way Bus RAPID Transit Project. Construction is mostly completed along Route 11 on Prater Way, allowing the route to partially return to regular operations.
In addition to its existing stops, Route 11 will have four temporary marked bus stops, including outbound stops near Prater Way/16th Street and Prater Way/El Rancho Drive, and inbound stops near Prater Way/15th Street and Prater Way/El Rancho Drive.
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The construction work is part of an overall $58-million investment in the community to better connect Downtown Reno and Downtown Sparks and provide access to jobs and education opportunities. The 4th Street/Prater Way Bus RAPID Transit Project involves widening sidewalks, adding bike lanes, adding new landscaping and moving utilities underground. The final component of the project will be a new RAPID bus line, called the Lincoln Line, debuting in late 2018. The new RAPID service celebrates the famous Lincoln Highway. Completion of construction is anticipated in fall of 2018.
About RTC: The Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County, Nevada serves the citizens of Reno, Sparks and unincorporated areas of Washoe County. As the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization for the region, the RTC provides leadership in planning and implements quality transportation systems to meet the community’s present and future transportation needs. For more information about RTC projects visit rtcwashoe.com and sign up for email updates using MyRTC or call (775) 348-0400. Follow RTC on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.