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June 17, 2019

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Transportation

Southbound I-15 near Jean reopened after fatal crash
Thursday, June 13, 2019
A two-vehicle rollover crash on southbound Interstate 15 near Jean killed a motorist, and the investigation snarled traffic for ...
Vehicle fire on I-15 snarls traffic near Sloan
Monday, June 10, 2019
The freeway was closed and traffic was being diverted onto St. Rose Parkway, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol, which warned motorists to expect major delays.
FAA awarding $840M for infrastructure at 10 Nevada airports
Friday, June 7, 2019
Officials say 10 airports in Nevada are getting a total of more than $21 million from the Federal Aviation Administration to pay for ...
Access panel drops off plane, falls into Las Vegas neighborhood
Friday, June 7, 2019
A company that provides training services for the U.S. military says an access panel from one of its aircraft dropped off and fell into a Las Vegas neighborhood near Nellis Air Force Base. The Federal Aviation Administration said it was ...
Report: Firm offering Reno-Vegas-Phoenix bus has no license
Thursday, June 6, 2019
A newspaper says it found that a company offering commercial bus service between Reno, Las Vegas and Phoenix has no license to carry passengers. The Reno Gazette Journal reports it bought an ...
Comparing the many rideshare options in Las Vegas
Comparing the many rideshare options in Las Vegas
Saturday, June 1, 2019
5-MINUTE EXPERT:
Nowadays, there are more options than ever when it comes to transportation. So we've created this guide to help you get from here to there.
Freeway lane closings for ‘Pave-A-Looza’ road work
Friday, May 31, 2019
Freeway lane and ramp closures are planned tonight and throughout the weekend as the Nevada Department of Transportation begins final paving and striping for Project Neon. In what NDOT calls a Pave-A-Looza marathon, crews will ...
Las Vegas airport logs almost 4.3 million passengers in April
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Officials in Las Vegas say nearly 4.3 million passengers passed through McCarran International Airport in April, up 2.3% compared with the same month a year ago. The Clark County Department of Aviation reported Wednesday that ...
More than 3,000 additional steel posts going up along Strip
More than 3,000 additional steel posts going up along Strip
Friday, May 24, 2019
Workers next week will begin installing more than 3,000 steel posts along the Las Vegas Strip to protect pedestrians from vehicles, Clark County official said. Over the past ...
What you need to know to drive in the new HOV lanes in Las Vegas
What you need to know to drive in the new HOV lanes in Las Vegas
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Transportation:
Instead of the “I-15,” it’s time to start calling it the “We-15.” Starting Monday, the busiest lengths of highway in the Las Vegas Valley debuted dedicated HOV lanes.
Lyft now offering cheaper Shared Saver rides in Las Vegas
Lyft now offering cheaper Shared Saver rides in Las Vegas
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Lyft users in the valley will see a new ride option in their app today, with the expansion of the Shared Saver program to Las Vegas. The option, which the ride-hailing ...
Photo: An El Al Airlines jet prepares for takeoff from Ne
Israeli national airline adding nonstop service to Las Vegas
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Not long ago, according to an El Al Airlines executive, a direct flight between Israel and Las Vegas would not have been considered. With added demand for travel to the West Coast, including Las Vegas, however, the ...
RTC offering Strip ride-sharing option with no surge pricing
RTC offering Strip ride-sharing option with no surge pricing
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Tourism:
There’s a new transportation option on the Las Vegas Strip. The RTC earlier this month rolled out a soft launch of a transit service called Trip to Strip ...
Fumes on plane in Las Vegas send several people to hospital
Fumes on plane in Las Vegas send several people to hospital
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Several people were sent to the hospital Wednesday morning after they were overcome by fumes on a Spirit Airlines plane preparing to depart Las Vegas ...
Private jet that left Las Vegas crashed in Mexico; no survivors found
Private jet that left Las Vegas crashed in Mexico; no survivors found
Monday, May 6, 2019
A private executive jet flying from Las Vegas with three crew members and 10 passengers crashed in northern Mexico over the weekend and there did not appear to be ...