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Virginia Street Bus RAPID Transit Extension Project Receives Federal Approval Notice of Availability of EA/FONSI

On Friday, June 15, 2018, the RTC received notification the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has issued a Finding of No Significant Impact

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September 13, 2017 City Council

RTC Presentation to the Reno City Council on the Midtown Corridor Concepts and Finishes

On September 13, 2017, the RTC presented the results of the Midtown Corridor Concepts and Finishes Survey to the Reno City Council.

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Environmental Assessment Next Steps

The 30-day public comment period for the Virginia Street Bus RAPID Transit Extension Project Environmental Assessment (EA) ended on July 6, 2017.

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RTC hosted an Open House

The RTC hosted an Open House to present the results of the Midtown Corridor Concepts and Finishes Survey.

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VIRGINIA STREET BUS RAPID TRANSIT EXTENSION PROJECT – ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

The Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Virginia Street Bus RAPID Transit Extension Project has been approved for public circulation by the Federal Transit Administration.

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Raised Median Economic Impact Study.pdf

The RTC is planning transportation improvements in the Virginia Street corridor

The RTC is planning transportation improvements in the Virginia Street corridor including the installation of a raised median on South Virginia Street between Liberty Street and Vassar Street.

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Community Working Group Meeting to Obtain Input on Lighting and Landscaping Alternatives

The RTC is progressing the preliminary design of Virginia Street from Plumb Lane to Liberty Street and Maple to 15th Street.

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RTC Board to Discuss Potential Design Change to the Midtown Segment of Virginia Street

The RTC is moving forward with plans to extend transit and provide roadway, bicycle and pedestrian improvements on Virginia Street.

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RTC Resumes Virginia Street Utility Exploration Update

Sierra Nevada Construction, Inc. (SNC) has completed the utility exploration work near the University of Nevada, Reno on North Virginia Street between Maple Street and Lawlor Events Center.

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RTC Beginning Virginia Street Utility Exploration Work

As the RTC prepares to break ground on the Virginia Street RAPID Transit Extension Project in 2018, utility exploration work is getting underway.

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