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October 22, 2017

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Mecum to offer 1,000 cars for first auction in Las Vegas
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
A company that has staged several successful motorcycle auctions in Las Vegas will be back next month with its first sale for car collectors in the valley. Mecum Auctions announced that its event, scheduled for ...
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Quigley: Las Vegas poised to become leader in transportation innovation
Friday, October 13, 2017
When Audi went looking for a city where it could test technology allowing its cars to communicate with street lights, it took one call to get the test started in Las Vegas. Launching in Los Angeles would have required ...
Travelers who lost IDs amid shooting can still fly
Thursday, October 5, 2017
People who lost their identification cards while fleeing Sunday night’s shooting on the Las Vegas Strip can still fly out of McCarran International Airport, officials said today. Airport officials said those who lost their IDs can get ...
Las Vegas airport logged 4 million passengers last month
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Las Vegas aviation officials say more than 4 million airline passengers have traveled through the city's airport in each of the last six months. Clark County Aviation Director Rosemary Vassiliadis says the McCarran International Airport is on track this year to ...
Photo: In this March 2, 2016, file photo, a passenger boa
Loud talkers beware: Reno buses will be listening
Friday, September 22, 2017
A federal judge has given northern Nevada's largest public transit system the green light to begin recording audio along with video surveillance on city buses despite objections from the bus drivers' union ...
NDOT stops de-icer use in area affected by tainted water
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
The Nevada Department of Transportation will stop using a road de-icer in parts of a mountain-side community outside Las Vegas after the product was linked to ...
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Vision of refreshed Maryland Parkway includes four districts, mass transit
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
The group working to reinvigorate the Maryland Parkway corridor recommends dividing it into four distinct districts, linked by a high-capacity transit system. The Maryland Parkway Coalition unveiled the districts at a community meeting Thursday at the Winchester Community Theater. Midtown Medical is located between Sahara Avenue and Desert Inn Road; Midtown Boulevard between Desert Inn and Flamingo Road; Midtown UNLV between Flamingo Road and Tropicana Avenue; and Midtown Gateway south of Tropicana. An 8.7-mile high-capacity transit system would link ...
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More Interstate 11 signs on the way
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Signage along the nascent Interstate 11 route on U.S. 93/Interstate 515 from Henderson to the Arizona border will be changed to reflect the newest edition to Nevada’s freeway system. ...
New one-way streets implemented this week in downtown Las Vegas
New one-way streets implemented this week in downtown Las Vegas
Thursday, September 7, 2017
New permanent one-way streets near the popular Arts District in downtown Las Vegas this week may have motorists doing double takes. As part of an ongoing project to ...
Delta flight makes emergency landing at McCarran
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
A Delta Air Lines flight bound for New York made an emergency landing at McCarran International Airport after one of its engines caught fire. Airport spokesman Chris Jones says ...
U.S. 95 near downtown Las Vegas closing overnight
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
A stretch of U.S. 95 near downtown Las Vegas will shut down overnight twice this week beginning tonight. The Nevada Department of Transportation will shut down southbound U.S. 95 between ...
Marijuana possession, advertising banned at Las Vegas airport
Marijuana possession, advertising banned at Las Vegas airport
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Clark County commissioners voted unanimously today to ban the possession or advertisement of legal marijuana at McCarran International Airport and other properties ...
Photo: Gov. Brian Sandoval and Tina Quigley, Regional Tra
A country mile: A vision that stretches from Mexico to Canada looks for traction
Monday, September 4, 2017
It’s only a modest 2.5 miles of a long-term plan to better connect Las Vegas and Phoenix — the two largest U.S. cities not currently linked by an interstate — and a longer-term dream to link Mexico, the U.S and Canada. But last month’s opening of the first local phase ...
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McCarran’s new automated screening lanes to be tested on busy weekend
Friday, September 1, 2017
Ahead of the busy Labor Day weekend, McCarran International Airport has introduced automated screening lanes in Terminal 3. ...
Influx of Las Vegas visitors for Labor Day weekend means crowded roadways
Influx of Las Vegas visitors for Labor Day weekend means crowded roadways
Friday, September 1, 2017
As people celebrate the unofficial end of summer, the Las Vegas Valley will see more than 324,000 visitors for Labor Day weekend. Of those travelers, 60 percent — or 180,000 — will be driving ...