RTC

Reno/Sparks, NV

You can pay your fare quickly and easily with your smartphone using the Token Transit app. Purchase passes to use immediately or store them for future rides. It’s simple to use and more convenient than cash. Here’s how it works in five easy steps.

Download "Token Transit" from Google Play (Android) or the App Store (iPhone). You can also text "TOKEN" to 41411 to receive a download link.

Purchase - Select the rider category and fare you want to purchase. Purchased passes are stored for later use.

Activate - When you are ready to ride, tap your pass to activate. All passes are stored in your Token Transit account.

Ride - Show the BBB Operator your digital ticket. You're good to go!

Fares

Do you qualify for reduced fares?

Anyone may purchase any fare listed above. However, the following fares can only be used by qualifying riders and may require ID to board.

Name Rider requirements
RTC RIDE Disabled Please be prepared to show a current RTC RIDE Disabled ID card, a current Disabled ID card issued by another transit agency, a current RTC ACCESS ID card or a Medicare card. Reduced fare ID cards are free and can be obtained at the RTC 4th Street Station Information Booth. Please check RTC Washoe website for more information.
You will need to show ID to board.
RTC ACCESS Please be prepared to show a current RTC ACCESS ID card.
You will need to show ID to board.
RTC RIDE Veteran A veteran is a person who served in the active US military, naval, or air service and who was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable. A DD Form 214 or veteran designation on a state ID or driver’s license is acceptable for proof of veteran status.
You will need to show ID to board.
RTC RIDE Youth Youths are persons 6 to 18 years of age. (Children under 6 years of age ride free and must be accompanied by adult). Please be prepared to show a driver’s license, DMV ID card, or a current middle or high school student photo ID. Reduced fare ID cards are free and can be obtained at the RTC 4th Street Station Information Booth. Please check RTC Washoe website for more information.
You will need to show ID to board.
RTC RIDE Senior Seniors are persons 60 years of age or over. Please be prepared to show a driver’s license, DMV ID card, or a current RTC RIDE Senior ID card. Reduced fare ID cards are free and can be obtained at the RTC 4th Street Station Information Booth. Please check RTC Washoe website for more information.
You will need to show ID to board.
Pass descriptions

Passes can be used at any time after purchase. Purchased passes are stored in the "Stored Passes" section of the app. The countdown does not begin until after the pass is first used. For more information on how to use the app, checkout our video tutorial

Name Description
90 Minute Purchased passes are saved for later use. Valid for 90 minutes after first use. No transfers given. Valid on SIERRA SPIRIT, RTC RAPID and RTC RIDE.
Day Purchased passes are saved for later use. 24-hour passes are activated at the time of first use and are valid for 24 hours. Valid on SIERRA SPIRIT, RTC RAPID and RTC RIDE.
7 Day Purchased passes are saved for later use. 7-day passes are activated at the time of first use and expire at midnight on the 7th day. Valid on SIERRA SPIRIT, RTC RAPID and RTC RIDE.
31 Day Purchased passes are saved for later use. 31-day passes are activated at the time of first use and expire at midnight on the 31st day. Valid on SIERRA SPIRIT, RTC RAPID and RTC RIDE.
INTERCITY Single Ride Purchased passes are saved for later use. Valid for 90 minutes after first use. No transfers given. Valid on SIERRA SPIRIT, RTC RAPID, RTC RIDE, and RTC INTERCITY
INTERCITY 10 Ride Purchased passes are saved for later use. Pack of 10 passes, each valid for 90 minutes after first use. Valid on SIERRA SPIRIT, RTC RAPID, RTC RIDE, and RTC INTERCITY
RTC ACCESS Single Ride Anyone may purchase RTC ACCESS tickets, but to ride you must have a valid RTC ACCESS ID. Drivers do not sell tickets or accept cash or tips. RTC ACCESS trips that begin and end within 3/4 mile of the RTC SIERRA SPIRIT route are fare free. RTC ACCESS reservations will inform riders whether their trips are fare free at the time the rides are scheduled.
RTC ACCESS 10-Trip Anyone may purchase RTC ACCESS tickets, but to ride you must have a valid RTC ACCESS ID. Drivers do not sell tickets or accept cash or tips. RTC ACCESS trips that begin and end within 3/4 mile of the RTC SIERRA SPIRIT route are fare free. RTC ACCESS reservations will inform riders whether their trips are fare free at the time the rides are scheduled.
RTC ACCESS on RTC RIDE 10 Ride Purchased passes are saved for later use. Pack of 10 passes, each valid for 90 minutes after first use. Valid on SIERRA SPIRIT, RTC RAPID and RTC RIDE.

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FAQ


About Token Transit

What is Token Transit?

Token Transit is a mobile ticketing app that lets you pay for and ride public transit with your phone. We partner with transit agencies across the country to offer fare payment for your public transit agency in our app.

Can I use Token Transit?

Token Transit supports paying for public transit in dozens of public transit agencies across the country. Check the list of supported transit agencies in the Token Transit app for the latest agencies that support Token Transit.


App Questions

How do I know if my pass is active?

Active passes will be displayed under “passes in use,” which immediately appears when the Token Transit app is opened. They display a “time left” section with time remaining until the pass expires

What if my battery dies while my pass is active?

You are responsible for keeping your phone charged while using your pass. Refunds will not be issued if your phone’s battery dies while your pass is active.

When do I need an internet connection?

An internet connection is required in order to purchase your pass. An internet connection is also required to use your pass for the first time, and to refresh once each day if your pass is active for multiple days (e.g. monthly pass).

Can I see my expired passes?

Yes, you can view a log of your past actions by going to your Account Settings and selecting “History.” There will be a new entry every time you use a pass.


Lost Phone

What happens if I lose my phone?

Your passes and payment information are linked to the account associated with your phone number. They are not linked to your physical phone. Logging in with your phone number on a new device will restore your previous pass and payment information.


Your Account

How do I access my account?

Your account is tied to the phone number that you first used to log into the Token Transit app. You will receive an SMS message to verify your phone number when you log in.

How do I change my account phone number?

You cannot change your account phone number from within the Token Transit app. If you need to change the phone number of your account contact us.