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The public transit system in Nevada consists of both urban, small urban, and rural areas.  Metropolitan planning organizations, or MPOs, provide transit services in large and small urbanized areas with populations of 50,000 or more.  There are four MPOs in Nevada; the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (Las Vegas), the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (Reno), the Carson Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (Carson City), and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency (Lake Tahoe Basin).  Local public bodies and private nonprofit organizations provide transit services in rural and small urbanized areas with populations less than 50,000.

The Nevada DOT Multimodal Planning Transit Section provides operating, capital, and program administration funding assistance to rural public transit agencies and is responsible for state administration, subrecipient oversight, and the approval of pass-through funding from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).

The Nevada DOT conducts its activities through the use of an approved State Management Plan (SMP) which outlines the responsibilities of both the State and all program subrecipients.  The FTA requires that each state adopt policies and procedures contained within the SMP to administer these Federally-funded programs.

 

Transit Programs

Transit Providers

Transit Resources

Mobility Management

 

Staff

Graham Dollarhide, Transit Program Manager

gdollarhide@dot.nv.gov ; 775-888-7312

Matt Bradley, Transit Program Lead

mbradley@dot.nv.gov ; 775-888-7466

Jana Mabry, Transportation Planner/Analyst

jmabry@dot.nv.gov ; 775-888-7356

Heidi Frey, Transportation Planner/Analyst

hfrey@dot.nv.gov ; 775-888-7463

Rosalyn Zacha, Administrative Assistant

rzacha@dot.nv.gov ; 775-888-7981

General Inquires/Contact

transitteam@dot.nv.gov