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Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada Records (MS-00991)

Abstract

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada Records (1995-2004) contain specifications, reports, publications, and studies pertaining to the development, planning, and usage of public transit systems in the Las Vegas Valley, Nevada.

Finding Aid - PDF
Date
1995 to 2004
Extent
1.78 Cubic Feet (3 boxes, 1 oversized box)
2.21 Linear Feet
Resource Type
Records
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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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Scope and Contents

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada Records (1995-2004) contain specifications, reports, publications, and studies pertaining to the development, planning, and usage of public transit systems in the Las Vegas Valley, Nevada. These materials contain research related to the Las Vegas Valley's transportation efficiency and the quality of life of its users. Types of materials include reports on Southern Nevada demographics, traffic information, transportation environmental impact reports, engineer drawings for public construction works, and plans for developing streets and highways.

Biographical / Historical Note

Founded in 1965, the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) of Southern Nevada is a government agency that maintains and provides public mass transit throughout Southern Nevada, with a focus on the Las Vegas Valley. Originally named the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Southern Nevada, the agency was renamed in 1981 to its current name. The agency creates transit plans and programs to meet federal air quality standards, improve transportation efficiency, and meet the demands of Southern Nevada’s changing demographics by adjusting public transit routes, coordinating bicycle and pedestrian paths, and holding public planning meetings to discuss changes. The RTC also manages fund distribution related to regional street and highway construction, as well as county sales taxes designated for transportation.

Source:

“About the RTC.” Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada. 2019. Accessed November 14, 2019. https://www.rtcsnv.com/about/about-the-rtc

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically.

Preferred Citation

Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada Records, 1995-2004. MS-00991. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NVLN::MS00991
Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials were donated by the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada; accession number 2019-124.

Processing Information

In 2019, as part of an archival backlog elimination project, Jimmy Chang rehoused and arranged the materials, wrote the finding aid and entered the data into ArchivesSpace.

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