RENO, Nev. (CITY OF RENO NEWS RELEASE) - This last week Reno was filled with thousands of people enjoying motorcycles and downtown Reno for various events for Street Vibrations 2013 Fall Rally, permitted for September 25 – 29, 2013.
“This year’s event was the most successful yet,” advised City of Reno Special Events Program Manager Alexis Hill. “From the new partnership between the City of Reno and Roadshows to the coordination of a larger downtown Reno footprint, tours, live entertainment, various venues, ride-in shows, and more, people were really enjoying themselves and the Biggest Little City. The businesses, downtown Casino properties, promoter, tourists and locals were great to work with really helped make the event fun and safe.”
The City of Reno’s final statistics for Street Vibrations have been collected and are as follows:
City of Reno’s Community Safety & Service Team (CSAST) statistics:
(CSAST was created to ensure departments within the City work collectively with business and property owners. The team consists of representatives from the Reno Police Department, Code Enforcement, Business License, and Reno Fire Department plus will include other agencies when needed.)
• 19 City of Reno bars and clubs were visited. No citations were issued however, exiting, illegal signs, hours of operation and proper licensing will have compliance follow-up on five of the businesses visited. The operations ran on Saturday, September 28, from 10pm-2am.
Reno Police Department statistics (these numbers do not include warnings):
Total Arrests: 14
Felony Arrests: 1
Misdemeanor Arrests: 13
Civil Protective Custody: 12
Littering Citation: 1
In 2012 the Police Statistics were consistent with the 2013 event.
The 2012 Reno Police Department statistics were (these numbers do not include warnings):
Felony Arrests: 2
Misdemeanor Arrests: 21
Civil Protective Custody: 5
On March 13, 2013, the Reno City Council approved $25,000 in in-kind sponsorship for City services for the event, which will cover the costs associated with public safety, traffic control, and city personnel. This year will be the third year that the City has partnered with Street Vibrations and the downtown Casino properties to allow beer garden concept for the entire footprint of the downtown venue.
The City of Reno strives to enhance the quality of life for our community by promoting a sustainable and vibrant economy. Supporting and helping grow both regional and local special events in the community is just one example. For more information about Reno’s special events visit Reno.gov/Events.