New FREE Curb to Curb Transportation Program in Incline, Crystal Bay, North Tahoe
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. Below you will find the official news as released by the Truckee/North Tahoe Transportation Management Association.
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
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,
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 mainline bus service to Tunnel Creek, servicing the Tahoe
East Shore Trail and recreation hub on the East Shore. TART’s night service on the North Shore is extended to
12:45 am. The TART mainline routes will also provide daily, hourly service connecting Incline Village, Crystal
Bay, Kings Beach, Tahoe Vista, Carnelian Bay, Tahoe City and the West Shore. TART service also includes a
Highway 267 route from the North Shore to Northstar and to Truckee and the TART Highway 89 route
connecting Tahoe City, Squaw Valley and Truckee. For specific TART schedule and route information go to:
TART’s Truckee local route provides service throughout Truckee including Donner Lake, Crossroads, Gateway,
downtown Truckee and Henness Flat, daily between 6:30 am and 6:30 pm. Truckee night service provides
connections between Truckee and Northstar and from Truckee to Squaw Valley. Truckee’s Dial-A-Ride operates
7 days per week available within Truckee for seniors, persons with disabilities and the general public. It is an
economical door-to-door service and ADA passengers are free to ride.
Day trips between Reno and Incline Village are now easier than ever with the new RTC FlexRIDE service. The
Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC) will offer regional service between the
Reno/Sparks area and Incline Village and Sand Harbor in Lake Tahoe. It's easy, just book a public transit trip on the app 24 hours in advance and enjoy a stress-free ride to your summer biking, hiking trip or a day at the
For those who are traveling to North Lake Tahoe or Truckee from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport, the
North Lake Tahoe Express airport shuttle has you covered. The North Lake Tahoe Express offers affordable
daily, scheduled service between the Reno-Tahoe International Airport with multiple stops in Truckee and North
Lake Tahoe. Once in Truckee or North Lake Tahoe, you can take TART or TART Connect: no need for a car
and TART and TART Connect are free. For airport shuttle reservations, go to: northlaketahoeexpress.com or
This summer, the sky's the limit for car-free travel in Truckee and North Lake Tahoe! Travel to Truckee, park
your car, take TART, and TART Connect to get around the North Shore and Truckee, using free park and ride
lots and shuttles. The Castle Peak parking lot, located at Northstar, will provide free parking and free
TART/shuttle service to/from King’s Beach. The second parking location at the Truckee Tahoe Unified School
District in Truckee will provide free TART/shuttle service to/from Tahoe City. Once you hop off the bus, just take
TART or TART Connect. These free park and ride lots and shuttle services are available weekends from July
3rd through September 6th.
For more details to plan your trip visit tahoetruckeetransit.com/summer21.