The Regional Transportation Commission
of Southern Nevada (RTC) launched a new Double Decker bus service on the
Las Vegas Strip in true Las Vegas fashion on 27th October 2005.
FAST FACTS about the service:
Route: The DEUCE will make a 17.25-mile
loop along the Strip, from the South Strip Transfer Terminal at the south
end of the Strip to the Downtown Transportation Center at the north end
of the Strip. It will make 73 stops along the route.
Price:A day pass is $5 and one-ride is $2.
A monthly pass is currently $30, changing to $40 December 1.
Tickets: Tickets can be purchased on buses,
and starting in December, tickets will be available at DEUCE ticket vending
machines located at each bus stop on the Las Vegas Strip.
FAST FACTS about the Double Deck buses:
Manufacturer: Alexander Dennis
Description: High capacity “Enviro 500,”
40 feet long, 102 inches wide, 52,200 pounds
Total passenger capacity: 97
Passenger Seats: Upper deck is 53 and the
lower deck is 27, with room for 17 people to stand.
Wheelchair positions: two
Cost: $583,963.50 per bus
The above information has been extracted
from the official RTC Website