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December 3, 2016

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Transportation

Summerlin Parkway flyover work begins on Monday
Friday, December 2, 2016
Add Summerlin Parkway to the burgeoning list of roadway construction projects jamming traffic in Southern Nevada. ...
UNLV gets grant to study high-speed rail issues
Thursday, December 1, 2016
The U.S. Department of Transportation has selected UNLV to participate in a research consortium to examine the effective design, construction and maintenance of high-speed rail projects. The DOT will initially fund the consortium, which also includes ...
Las Vegas airport has its busiest October ever
Las Vegas airport has its busiest October ever
Monday, November 28, 2016
Boosted by strong gains in international travel, the Las Vegas airport continues a stellar 2016 in terms of passenger growth. More than 4.2 million people traveled through McCarran International Airport last month ...
Las Vegas-bound flight forced to land with engine trouble
Las Vegas-bound flight forced to land with engine trouble
Monday, November 28, 2016
Officials say a Dallas-to-Las Vegas flight forced to land in New Mexico with engine problems has arrived in Nevada after an hours-long delay. American Airlines spokesman Ross Feinstein said today the aircraft started having trouble after ...
Air travel normal as Thanksgiving holiday weekend winds down
Sunday, November 27, 2016
Millions of Americans made their way back home Sunday after a long Thanksgiving weekend, facing minimal stress and strain as they traveled by air, rail or road. Federal Aviation Administration data showed most U.S. airports with delays of 15 minutes or less Sunday afternoon ...
Delta sorry for not booting pro-Trump passenger from plane
Sunday, November 27, 2016
Delta Air Lines is apologizing for not removing a passenger from a flight to Pennsylvania who rudely professed his support for President-elect Donald Trump and insulted those who didn't ...
Lufthansa pilots set to strike again on Tuesday, Wednesday
Sunday, November 27, 2016
The pilots' union at German airline Lufthansa says it is calling additional strikes for Tuesday and Wednesday, following a two-day break in its campaign of walkouts ...
Eastbound 215 at airport closed tonight
Eastbound 215 at airport closed tonight
Sunday, November 27, 2016
The next closure of the 215 Beltway will not cause the heartburn of last weekend’s full shutdown, but drivers should prepare for another partial blockage Monday night. ...
Traveling for Thanksgiving? Study says Nevada drivers among nation’s worst
Traveling for Thanksgiving? Study says Nevada drivers among nation’s worst
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
The millions of people who take to the nation's highways for Thanksgiving should keep a sharp eye out for Texas and Louisiana license plates: A study from a car insurance group says ...
DMV closing busy Sahara Avenue office for two-week move
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles is making plans to close one of its five busy Las Vegas-area offices for two weeks to accommodate a move to a new building next-door. All DMV locations will be closed ...
Bump in Thanksgiving weekend travel to be evident at McCarran, on L.V. roadways
Bump in Thanksgiving weekend travel to be evident at McCarran, on L.V. roadways
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
A rising economic tide will lift all Thanksgiving travelers this year, as local and national reports expect more people to venture from home for the holiday. Local officials ...
215 Beltway at Airport Connector closed in both directions this weekend
215 Beltway at Airport Connector closed in both directions this weekend
Friday, November 18, 2016
Continuing work on the Airport Connector project will cause its most severe traffic impact to date, forcing the full closure of the 215 Beltway in both directions at ...
Photo: People wait in line to check in or for their name
Long waits at Henderson, Flamingo DMV offices
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
If you’re headed to a Department of Motor Vehicles office today, brace yourself for a lengthy visit. Wait times at the Henderson and Flamingo Road offices were 161 minutes and ...
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Uber, Lyft expand Las Vegas service with cheaper carpool option
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Within a week of one another, on-demand transportation companies Lyft and Uber launched services that allow customers to carpool ...
Photo: Pedicabs pick up passengers on Saturday, March 12,
Downtown Las Vegas mobility options could soon include pedicabs, free shuttle
Thursday, November 3, 2016
Tourists and locals visiting downtown Las Vegas soon could be using pedicabs or electric-powered shuttles to explore the city’s entertainment options. The Las Vegas City Council on Wednesday approved an ordinance that allows up to 24 pedicabs and eight pedal-buses to operate on restricted downtown streets. The city ordinance lays out the rules ...