Border and Passport Information for Reno Travelers
Reno travelers to and from Canada can have a smoother trip by knowing the travel document requirements required by authorities on both sides of the border. Here is the information you need (as of summer 2011) as a U.S. citizen to visit Canada and return home.
Amtrak Trains in Reno
Riding the rails on an Amtrak passenger train is one of the ways to get to or escape from Reno. Amtrak trains provide daily service through Reno on the California Zephyr, which runs between the San Francisco Bay Area and Chicago. The historic Amtrak passenger station is in downtown Reno next to the ReTRAC train trench.
Reno Airport (RNO)
The Reno Airport (Reno-Tahoe International Airport) is an excellent travel facility, conveniently located within Reno's city limits. It is served my several airlines, has excellent parking, and is easy to negotiate.
Reno's RTC RAPID Bus Service
Reno's bus public transit system now has a rapid component called RTC RAPID. The service replaces RTC RIDE route 1 service on Virginia Street between the downtown Reno CitiCenter terminal and the Meadowood Mall station, the bus system's busiest route.
RTC RIDE Snow Routes
RTC RIDE, Reno's bus public transit system, has a snow route system for when snow conditions make it necessary to use detours on certain routes in the RTC RIDE system.
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RTC ACCESS is a paratransit service for people with disabilities, providing prearranged door-to-door transportation for those who cannot ride regular public transit.
Washoe Senior Ride Program
Washoe Senior Ride (WSR) is a program of discount vouchers ("Taxi Bucks") that can be used to pay part of taxi fares and tips. WSR is a service of the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC).
Reno / Tahoe Transportation Alternatives
Transportation alternatives help cope with commuting and high gas prices; biking, buses, public transit are all available in Reno and Lake Tahoe, Nevada.