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March 25, 2017

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Goodman clings to downtown NFL stadium dream; traffic study reveals why
Goodman clings to downtown NFL stadium dream; traffic study reveals why
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman persistently advocates downtown for the proposed NFL stadium for the Raiders, raising the question: Which is better? The Cashman Field site or the Raiders’ favorite, the Russell Road site?
Cooking fire sets off false evacuation call at Las Vegas airport
Friday, March 24, 2017
Las Vegas airport officials say smoke from restaurant grill triggered a false evacuation call at a terminal. Officials say the smoke coming from 360 Burrito, a restaurant inside ...
Study: Minority pedestrians more at risk in crosswalks
Study: Minority pedestrians more at risk in crosswalks
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
An ongoing study led by a UNLV professor showed motorists in high-income areas are more likely to travel through an intersection while a black pedestrian was ...
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Strife in the fast lane: Fines proposed for slow drivers
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
If slow drivers in the far-left lane of a highway irk you, help may be coming to get them out of the way. Assembly Bill 329 was introduced Monday by Assemblyman Chris Edwards R-Las Vegas, and Assembly BIll 334 introduced by Assemblyman John Ellison, R-Elko, would amend the existing law, making the act misdemeanor and ...
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Putting the Squeeze on U.S. 95
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Project Neon:
Work crews began a new phase of Project Neon that constricts a portion of U.S. 95 near the Spaghetti Bowl on Monday night. The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) put “The Big Squeeze” on U.S. 95, which reduced travel to two lanes in each direction between Rancho Drive and the Spaghetti Bowl interchange in downtown Las Vegas. ...
Photo: Project Neon, the largest construction project in
Attention U.S. 95 commuters: Prepare to be squeezed
Monday, March 20, 2017
Transportation officials and motorists are bracing for big traffic tie-ups near downtown Las Vegas with a next phase of work to improve the state's busiest freeway interchange. U.S. Highway 95 will be squeezed from ...
With full year of Model X, Tesla’s revenues soar
With full year of Model X, Tesla’s revenues soar
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Tesla saw a sizeable charge in total revenues tied to its operations in 2016. Revenue from operations totaled more than $7 billion in 2016, up $2.95 billion or 72 percent for the year compared to 2015, according to ...
Photo: Project Neon, the largest construction project in
The Big Squeeze underway Monday
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Project Neon:
The next phase of closures related to Project Neon might be labeled “The Big Squeeze,” but for drivers it might as well be referred to as the big pain. The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) announced the Big Squeeze portion of the almost $1 billion, multiphase Project Neon this morning. The Big Squeeze will reduce U.S. 95 from three travel lanes to two — four before ...
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Safety upgrades coming soon to Boulder Highway
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
A busy, frequently harrowing and sometimes deadly stretch of road in Las Vegas will soon get a series of safety upgrades. ....
Proposal would require ridesharing drivers to have business licenses
Proposal would require ridesharing drivers to have business licenses
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Legislature:
The way ridesharing companies and their drivers are regulated here could change if a piece of legislation passes. As independent contractors, Uber and Lyft drivers use ...
Project Neon: Ramps set to reopen at Spaghetti Bowl
Project Neon: Ramps set to reopen at Spaghetti Bowl
Monday, March 13, 2017
A pair of Spaghetti Bowl ramps will reopen Tuesday morning after being closed for several months ...
215 Beltway in northwest reduced to single lane overnight Saturday
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Traffic will be reduced to a single lane in each direction on a stretch of the 215 Beltway on Saturday night. ...
Flight from Las Vegas diverts after dispute over blanket
Thursday, March 9, 2017
A Hawaiian Airlines flight from Las Vegas had to divert to Los Angeles after a passenger complained about the cost of a blanket. The airline confirmed that flight HA7 from Las Vegas was about an hour into ...
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Summit promotes more electric vehicles on Nevada’s roads
Thursday, March 9, 2017
How to propel transportation’s electric future was the main topic at the Electric Vehicle Summit in Las Vegas on Wednesday. ...
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Brace for I-15 traffic on race weekend
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
The Las Vegas Motor Speedway will see high-speed action this weekend with NASCAR in town, but don’t expect the traffic near the track to be anything but a snail’s pace. The Nevada Department of Transportation recommends motorists avoid ...