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Silver Rider Service Changes

posted Sep 11, 2015, 4:10 PM by Aaron Baker   [ updated Oct 29, 2015, 10:11 AM by Tyson Kennedy ]
In a response to a reduction in federal funding, changes must be made to the Silver Rider Mesquite service. Specifically elimination of the Thursday trips to St. George and reduction of the Silver Rider Las Vegas bus to Mondays only (excluding holidays).

Thursday, September 24th, will be the last day that Silver Rider will provide transportation to St. George Utah. The last Friday Las Vegas bus will occur on Friday, September 25th.

Reservations on all of Silver Rider's senior transportation and express transportation must be made at least 24 hours in advance of date of travel. Reservations for Mondays must be made by 4:00 P.M. the Friday prior. Passengers could experience longer wait times as a smaller number of vehicles will be in service daily Monday-Friday.

Silver Rider's fixed route transportation is not affected. Fixed route service will continue to operate at the current levels of service hours provided.

If you have any questions regarding any of Silver Rider's programs, please contact Silver Rider at 702·346-7006.

The Southern Nevada Transit Coalition was incorporated in June of 2002 as part of the Nevada Department of Transportation's Public Rural Ride (Pride) program. Silver Rider Transit is the organizational branding of the Southern Nevada Transit Coalition. Silver Rider was recognized as the 2013 Rural Community Transportation System of the Year a national award presented by the Community Transportation Association of America. The Southern Nevada Transit Coalition is a private, non-profit, 501(c) 3 organization. Silver Rider specializes in providing public transit in 13 rural southern Nevada communities. Additionally, Silver Rider operates the Meals on Wheels Program in Laughlin and Searchlight. Silver Rider is a participating agency of both the River Fund and the United Way. More information can be found at www.sntc.net.
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