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The Transportation Planning Department was established in May of 2009 to provide technical management on road construction and other transportation related projects.  Since that time we have been continually active in creating and progressing through Tribal Transportation Priority Projects.  The department also takes the role of liaison for the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe when working with the BIA Transportation Department, Federal Transit Administration and Federal Highway Administration as well as other transportation related entities.

The Tribal Transportation Planning Department’s Vision is to assist the Tribal community through the planning and growth of transportation services in the Pyramid Lake Tribal Area.

Through the assistance of the Tribal leaders, The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe’s Tribal Transportation Planning Department’s mission is to build and improve systems of transportation through the use of transportation grants and other funding sources. We strive to work with all appropriate departments and entities in order to achieve our goals, and in the process provide local jobs and economic growth. Our building of transportation services will strive to enhance the scenic, natural, and cultural resources of Pyramid Lake.

The Ultimate Carseat Guide

Parents and Guardian's, are you looking for the right fit for your childs car seat needs? Please visit the website link above to get some helpful hints tailored to your childs needs. If you need assistance installing the seat or you just want to check to see if it is installed properly come by the Transportation Planning Office located at the Tribal Administrative Building in Nixon. We have a certified technician there to help.

Pedestrian safety is an important rule for motorists and pedestrian alike. Chreck ou the 7 great tips for pedestirans following the link below. It's a great teacking too parents!


Ready for the Ride: Keeping Kids safe on wheels

Hours of Operation
8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday
Our offices are closed on all Tribal and Federal holidays.

Office Information
PO Box 256
208 Capitol Hill Rd
Nixon, NV 89424

Johnnie Garcia, Transportation Planner
Phone 775.574.1000 X 1106

Sherry Ely-Mendes, Administrative Assistant
Phone 775.574.1000 X 1107

Michele Smith – Transit Manager
Phone 775.574.2410 X 1406

Gordon Hunter III – Transit Specialist/Dispatcher
Phone 775.574.2410 X 1405