RTC number one most cost efficient bus-only transit system

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Posted at 1:16 PM, Feb 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-24 19:35:56-05

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is among the top 50 transit systems by number of transit rides in the United States, and according to data from the National Transit Database (NTD), the RTC ranks number one as the most cost efficient bus-only system in the country.

The NTD publishes annual transit system statistics which include fare revenue, operating costs, ridership and fare subsidy. Since 2012, the RTC has had the lowest cost per ride for 7 of 8 years, and the lowest taxpayer subsidy every year, for the top 50 bus-only systems.

When compared to the NTD top 50 bus-only systems across the country, the RTC uses fewer tax dollars per transit ride and operates at an overall lower cost per trip than any other agency.

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