RENO, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- RTC is providing express bus service to Rancho San Rafael Park for the Great Reno Balloon Race on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 7 & 8.
You can take the bus to the balloon race available every 30 minutes from 4 am to 10 am from RTC 4TH STREET STATION in downtown Reno, Reed High School in Sparks, and Parking Lot C at the Reno Sparks Convention Center (parking is free at the high school and convention center). RTC will drop you off and pick you up inside Rancho San Rafael Park.
The one-way onboard cash fare is $2 for adults or $1 for seniors (born before Jan. 1, 1950), people with disabilities and youth (ages 6-18) or buy a 24-hour pass onboard and enjoy riding transit all day. A 24-hour pass purchased onboard is $5 for adults or $2.50 for seniors, youth and disabled individuals and is valid for a full 24 hours after it is activated.
Additional pass discounts are available by pre-purchasing passes through convenient pass vending machines at RTC 4TH STREET STATION and RTC CENTENNIAL PLAZA. The 24-hour pre-purchased pass is $3.75 for adults and $1.75 for other riders. Riders can also use their current bus passes to ride the balloon race express bus service. Reduced fares require ID when boarding. Children 5 and under ride free with an adult.
For more information about the express bus service and fares visit www.rtcwashoe.co
m or call RTC Passenger Services at 348-RIDE. For information about the 2013 Great Reno Balloon Race visit renoballoon.com