RENO, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- The RTC Board of Commissioners have approved new transit fares for RTC transit services effective Jul. 1.
The RTC has reduced the fare for prepaid bus passes by about 7% percent. Bus passes can be purchased online at rtcwashoe.com
, pass vending machines located at RTC transit centers in downtown Reno and Victorian Square and various pass outlet retailers throughout the community. Passes can also be purchased by mail. Information for bus pass outlet and retail locations and purchase by mail is available on the agency website.
Other new fares that go into effect on Jul. 1 include a reduced price for the RTC ACCESS on RTC RIDE 10-Ride Pass from $5 to $4. RTC SIERRA SPIRIT will have a regular fare of 25 cents and a reduced fare of 10 cents for seniors (born before Jan. 1, 1950), youth 6-18 years of age and disabled riders. Reduced fares require ID when boarding.
New fare pricing for RTC INTERCITY, the commuter bus service between Reno/Sparks and Carson City, will begin Aug. 11, 2013. For example, the new single-ride fare will increase from $4 to $5. Information for other RTC INTERCITY fare adjustments is available at rtcwashoe.com