RTC Virginia Street Update – February 8


Lyft Partnership:
50 Percent Off Trips TO Midtown

Visit your favorite Midtown businesses during construction using Lyft! We’re offering a 50-percent-off coupon, up to $10 off, to any rider going INTO Midtown. To use the coupon:

  • Input the code RAPID directly into your Lyft app in the “promo” section, or
  • Click here to visit our custom claim site
  • Click here for Midtown limits

The code is valid for trips into the Midtown area within the construction zone. The code is valid for trips originating from anywhere in our community that is outside of the Midtown District.



Construction Appreciation Lunch

Midtown business Pizzava hosted an appreciation lunch for the RTC and Sierra Nevada Construction team working on the Virginia Street Project. Pizzava provided free pizza to the entire construction team during the event. We want to thank Pizzava owner Sabri Arslankara for his support and appreciation.
















Transforming Virginia Street Fit “N” February

Share your healthy Midtown experience on social media using #VirginiaStreetProject during the month of February.  We will randomly select a recipient every week to receive a gift card/certificate to a participating Midtown business. Participating businesses include: Basik Acai Cafe, Sports West Athletic Club,  Hello Yoga,  The Studio, Pinnacle Wellness and Spa and Martial Arts on the Move.







Construction Update

Week of February 11, 2019

  • Lane shifts on Virginia Street throughout the project.
  • East Pueblo Street is closed. Please use signed detours.
  • Parking restrictions in the temporary parking spots on Virginia Street near Thoma Street.

Adjacent Projects

The RTC project team is coordinating closely with other construction projects happening near the corridor.

NV Energy is working on a gas main replacement on Wells Avenue, between Moran Street and Ryland Street. Night work is possible.  Please call (702) 402-5555 for more information.

Truckee Meadows Water Authority is anticipated to begin work on improvements between Gordon Avenue and Arlington Avenue.  Please call (775) 834-8080 for more information.

NOTE: Traffic control is subject to change and weather permitting.



Share Your Midtown Experience #VirginiaStreetProject

Congratulations to Shawnee E. She shared her Midtown experience at A Little Zen Hair and Massage in Midtown and received a $10 gift card to Moo Dang.

Don’t forget to share your experience while visiting any Midtown business by using #VirginiaStreetProject on Facebook or Instagram for the chance to receive a $10 gift card to Moo Dang Thai Restaurant.  We will randomly select one recipient every week during construction. Please make sure your post and photo are publicly visible to be eligible!