Public transportation. The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) Transit Section oversees public transportation in the state. Metropolitan Planning Organizations operate larger transit systems in urban areas such as Carson City, Lake Tahoe, Las Vegas, and Reno/Sparks. There are also local transit systems and intercity bus routes in more rural areas. For more information on public transit programs, call 775-888-7312.
The state Department of Business and Industry's Transportation Authority helps employers implement vanpools. For information for northern Nevada, go to http://www.rtcwashoe.com
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) helps commuters find carpools and vanpools with a free ride-matching service. It also addresses mass transit options and fare information and offers real-time traffic cameras and alerts. Go to http://www.rtcsnv.com.
NDOT's 511 program offers traffic alerts via e-mail or to cell phones. Go to http://www.safetravelusa.com/nv
and click on ClearPath 511 Road Alerts.
Commuting by bicycle.
NDOT's Bicycle Nevada program has information for workers who wish to commute to work by bicycle at http://www.bicyclenevada.com
or by calling 775-888-7433.