Board of Director Opening for the Truckee North Tahoe Transportation Management Association (TNT-TMA)

Truckee, Calif. (July 30, 2021)– Are you interested in transportation and mobility within the Truckee and North LakeTahoe Region? Would you like to get more involved and help the community move mobility in the right direction? Don’tmiss an opportunity to join the Truckee North Tahoe Transportation Management Association (TNT-TMA) Board ofDirectors. The TNT-TMA’s Tahoe City/West Shore seat is up for special election. The TNT/TMA is accepting letters of interest as theTahoe City/West Shore seat is currently vacant with no incumbent running. Applicants must be residents of theperspective area or represent a business located in the area. This is a special election with full term ending in October 2024. All candidates running are eligible for a second four-yearterm. Preferred qualifications include current employment or involvement in the transportation field, knowledge ofregional and local transportation issues and commitment to the TNT/TMA’s goal of improving air and water quality andeconomic stability through development of transportation resources. Board Members are required to attend monthly Board of Directors meetings, generally held the first Thursday of eachmonth, typically at Granlibakken Tahoe in Tahoe City, from 8:00 am -10:00 am, and they are encouraged to becomeinvolved in transportation-related issues. There is also currently a hybrid option to attend the Board meetings via Zoom.Founded in 1990, the TNT-TMA is a public-private non-profit organization dedicated to developing innovativetransportation and air quality solutions in the North Lake Tahoe-Truckee Resort Triangle. Its Board of Directors consistsof business and citizen representatives from North Lake Tahoe, Truckee and Incline Village-Crystal Bay, and governmentrepresentatives from counties and regional transportation planning agencies with responsibilities in the North LakeTahoe Truckee “Resort Triangle.” Please mail your...
TART Connect Completes 10,000 Rides in Incline Village and Crystal Bay

TART Connect Completes 10,000 Rides in Incline Village and Crystal Bay

Photo Credit Ryan Salm Photography Since its launch in late June, the TART Connect micro-transit service has delivered more than 10,000 rides to visitors and residents in the Incline Village Crystal Bay area. The project’s popularity has made a meaningful impact on sustainability and accessibility in the region.“We are thrilled with the early results from TART Connect,” said Andy Chapman, President/CEO of the Incline Village Crystal Bay Visitors Bureau (IVCBVB). “Our goal in supporting TART Connect was to provide a convenient and easy-to-use service for visitors and residents alike that would contribute to our regions’ sustainability goals. The early results in terms of ridership and trip miles show this has been an outstanding success.”IVCBVB provided nearly $200,000 to fund TART Connect in the Incline Village and Crystal Bay area. The Tahoe Transportation District provided the operating authority while the Truckee North Tahoe Transportation Management Association has provided operational oversight. The on-demand, app-based service allows visitors as well as residents of the region to call for a ride — free to users — from anywhere within one of three service areas within North Lake Tahoe. As of July 26, TART Connect delivered over 17,600 passenger miles worth of rides in Incline Village and Crystal Bay with an average wait time for pickup of just 13 minutes. Passengers who completed a survey following the use of TART Connect rated their experience 4.84 out of 5.“By making it easy for our residents and visitors to access convenient transit options, we are able to reduce the number of cars on the road which benefits all of us, especially during a busy summer tourism...
Coming soon: TART Connect

Coming soon: TART Connect

Starting June 24, 2021 and continuing through Labor Day, TART (Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit) is  launching TART Connect, a micro-transit service that will operate within three zones, including Zone 1: Dollar  Point, Tahoe City, Sunnyside, Homewood, and Tahoma; Zone 2: Kings Beach, Brockway and Tahoe Vista;  Zone 3: Incline Village and Crystal Bay.   TART Connect users can download the TART Connect app and enjoy free, on-demand, curb-to-curb, shared shuttle service anywhere within the TART Connect zones. It’s simple – just tap, relax and go! Easily get around and leave the car at home. This service will operate from 8:00 am – Midnight, daily. For more information go to:  tahoetruckeetransit.com/summer21 and beginning June 24th, for those who would like to book a ride by phone,  call:...
Car-Free Summer Fun in 2021!

Car-Free Summer Fun in 2021!

THE NORTH LAKE TAHOE REGION OFFERS CAR-FREE SUMMER FUN IN 2021! A number of free transit options are available this summer for residents and visitors to head to the beach, trails,  shops, and restaurants while enjoying the beauty of the Lake Tahoe region without a car.   LAKE TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif/Nev. (June 10, 2021) This summer, explore Truckee, North Lake Tahoe, and  beyond, car-free! The North Lake Tahoe region offers several transportation services to connect you to trails, to  beaches, to shopping and dining, on the North Lake Tahoe, in Truckee, and to head to Sand Harbor, and even  to Reno.  Starting June 24, 2021 and continuing through Labor Day, TART (Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit) is  launching TART Connect, a micro-transit service that will operate within three zones, including Zone 1: Dollar  Point, Tahoe City, Sunnyside, Homewood, and Tahoma; Zone 2: Kings Beach, Brockway and Tahoe Vista;  Zone 3: Incline Village and Crystal Bay.   TART Connect users can download the TART Connect app and enjoy free, on-demand, curb-to-curb, shared shuttle service anywhere within the TART Connect zones. It’s simple – just tap, relax and go! Easily get around  and leave the car at home. This service will operate from 8:00 am – Midnight, daily. For more information go to:  tahoetruckeetransit.com/summer21 and beginning June 24th, for those who would like to book a ride by phone,  call: 530-214-5811.   Traveling outside of your zone? Take TART Connect to a TART mainline bus stop to connect to the greater  region. Make TART Connect your link to transit and trails on the North Shore this summer.  Beginning July 1st, TART offers free, hourly, daily...
Lake Tahoe Bike Challenge

Lake Tahoe Bike Challenge

Lake Tahoe Bike Challenge What is the Tahoe Bike Challenge? Throughout the month of June, Tahoe residents and visitors ride their bikes to work or school, around town, or just for fun. The event is organized in partnership by the Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency. For many of us, June marks the beginning of summer, and there’s no better way to kick off the summer season than hopping on your bike and getting outdoors! Sign up and join us on June 1st, 2021. How can I participate? Join the friendly competition by signing up at www.lovetoride.net/tahoe. You will be added to the Tahoe Bike Challenge based on your work or home address – so make sure you include an address within the Tahoe/Truckee Region. Track your miles and compete for fun prizes Recruit up to ten of your friends to build a Bike Challenge team and compete for the most team miles How do I create a team? Rally up to ten people together and start a team on the Love to Ride Tahoe page. Create a competition with your friends or compete against your coworkers. You’ll also have the option to associate your team with your employer or organization.  Steps: Click “Register” on the homepage  Sign in using Facebook or Strava (automatically track your rides), or your name and email address “Create” or “Join” a team. Note that an employer or organization or school can have multiple teams – just make sure they are all “associated” with the employer/organization/school Link your account to your Strava, MapMyRide, etc. or set a reminder to log your rides on the website each day Plan your routes, ride your bike, and...