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May 4, 2015

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Passenger rail route from Las Vegas to Los Angeles gaining momentum
Passenger rail route from Las Vegas to Los Angeles gaining momentum
Monday, April 27, 2015
A group of federal and local leaders gathered in downtown Las Vegas today to discuss something that hasn't been seen in the region for 18 years: a passenger rail service to ferry riders back and forth between Las Vegas and Los Angeles. "I think the market is there. The will is there. The potential partnership is there," said Rep. Dina Titus ...
Allegiant jet returns to Las Vegas after concern about engine
Allegiant jet returns to Las Vegas after concern about engine
Monday, April 27, 2015
An Allegiant Air flight to Indianapolis returned to the Las Vegas airport this morning after a reported engine concern, an airport spokeswoman said. Allegiant Flight 458 landed safely ...
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Avoiding or attending: How to navigate the weekend of the big fight
Monday, April 27, 2015
Mayweather vs. Pacquiao:
The first weekend in May stands to be one of the busiest of the year. Here's what to expect so you can partake in or avoid the action ...
Traffic signals, crosswalks installed at Las Vegas welcome sign
Traffic signals, crosswalks installed at Las Vegas welcome sign
Thursday, April 23, 2015
With the flip of a switch, two new traffic signals were activated along Las Vegas Boulevard today, making it safer for pedestrians crossing the street to get to the ...
Photo: A Delta plane taxis on the runway at McCarran Inte
Longest runway at Las Vegas airport reopens after resurfacing
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
A runway at the Las Vegas airport closed since October as part of a $67 million resurfacing project has been reopened ahead of schedule, according to the Clark County Department of Aviation. The first phase of construction on ...
Allegiant pilots say pay raise hardly a goodwill gesture in labor dispute
Allegiant pilots say pay raise hardly a goodwill gesture in labor dispute
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
With Allegiant Air pilots threatening to go on strike, top boss Maurice “Maury” Gallagher seems to be trying one method to keep them happy and in the cockpit: a pay raise ...
Budget carrier adds Las Vegas flights to Copenhagen, Stockholm
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Norwegian Air Shuttle, a popular low-cost international carrier, will make its Las Vegas debut this fall with nonstop flights between Las Vegas and Copenhagen, Denmark, or Stockholm, Sweden. The new routes are ...
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Allegiant Air lags in passenger satisfaction survey
Monday, April 20, 2015
U.S. airlines get some of the worst consumer reviews of any industry in America, and Las Vegas’ hometown carrier, Allegiant Air, lags below average, a new report shows. Allegiant ranked sixth for passenger satisfaction among ...
Photo: Flamingo Road east of Torrey Pines looking east.
Breaking down Flamingo Road’s face-lift
Monday, April 20, 2015
Road Projects:
Flamingo Road is going to get smoother and prettier. Transportation officials say when construction is done in 18 months on the 14-mile stretch, one of the most heavily trafficked in the valley, it will be safer and easier to navigate for motorists, pedestrians, bus riders and bicyclists. But until then, get ready for some pain in the form of ...
After Senate setback, what’s next for Uber?
After Senate setback, what’s next for Uber?
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Ride-sharing company Uber hit an unexpected roadblock in its bid to launch in Nevada when the Senate failed to pass a bill Wednesday that would allow the company to ...
Nevada average gas price down a dime from March, now $2.78
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Gas prices in Nevada have dropped about a dime over the past month to $2.78 per gallon, but they vary widely across the state. AAA Nevada said in its monthly report Tuesday the lowest prices are in ...
Jet from Las Vegas runs off taxiway in Texas
Monday, April 13, 2015
Nobody has been hurt when a United Airlines jet carrying 173 people slipped off the taxiway after landing in Houston during rainy weather. A United statement says Flight 1545 originated in Las Vegas and ...
There must be a better way to protect people at bus stops
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Sun editorial:
Several years ago, the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada began moving bus benches and shelters farther from the street, driven by studies showing 80 percent of all roadway crashes nationwide are contained to within four feet of the road. RTC officials suggest little more can be done to protect the lives of people who need a bus to get to work or go shopping. We’re not so sure ...
No strike as Allegiant Air, pilots return to court next week
No strike as Allegiant Air, pilots return to court next week
Friday, April 10, 2015
Labor:
The threatened strike by Allegiant Air pilots, tabled last week by a federal judge, was again put on hold as the union and management tangle in court. Teamsters Local 1224 agreed ...
Bill would create separate toll lanes on future I-11
Bill would create separate toll lanes on future I-11
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Nevada lawmakers are reviewing a bill allowing for separate toll lanes to be built on Interstate 11. Republican Assemblyman Jim Wheeler presented ...

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