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July 26, 2017

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Transportation

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Have a comment about light rail? Driverless cars? RTC would like to hear it
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The Regional Transportation Commission is asking local residents for their input in developing a long-term plan to improve mass transit in Southern Nevada. Kicking off what it informally describes as a listening tour, the RTC has scheduled two community conversations today on ...
Project Neon 40 percent complete after one year
Project Neon 40 percent complete after one year
Saturday, July 22, 2017
The most expensive public works project in Nevada’s history, underway for one year, marked 40 percent completion this week. Project Neon improves the busiest stretch of highway in the state ...
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Increasing motorists’ awareness of pedestrians goal of high-tech program
Thursday, July 20, 2017
What could be a high-tech solution to pedestrian safety launched on Las Vegas streets this month. ...
U.S. 95 near downtown LV closed in both directions Wednesday night
U.S. 95 near downtown LV closed in both directions Wednesday night
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
The latest closure of U.S. 95 for the installation of high-tech traffic management signs near downtown will be Wednesday night. ...
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Pedestrian crossing on Boulder Highway opens, first of planned improvements
Saturday, July 15, 2017
The first of many improvements to a deadly stretch of Boulder Highway debuted Thursday. ...
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No one rule applies on how hot is too hot on an airliner
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Every day, tens of thousands of U.S. airline passengers settle into their seats, lower the window shades and reach up to twist the air vents without the benefit of something that might do even more to keep them cool: a rule setting ...
Latest Apple Maps version has Nevada public transit information
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Public transit information for Las Vegas and other urban areas of Nevada is included in the latest version of Apple Maps rolled out on Tuesday. ...
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Hyperloop One had its first full-system test of ultrafast transportation system
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Hyperloop One completed the first full-scale test of its hyperloop technology in a vacuum environment on May 12th, the company announced today. In the test, the company’s hyperloop vehicle — which uses ...
RTC, tech firm team up on pilot program to better anticipate accidents, traffic jams
RTC, tech firm team up on pilot program to better anticipate accidents, traffic jams
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
The way the roads in the Las Vegas Valley are monitored is about to get a high-tech upgrade. ...
Photo: A 2,500-foot-long flyover is among the Centennial
Centennial Bowl interchange in northwest Las Vegas to open today
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
The latest phase of the U.S. 95-215 Beltway Centennial Bowl interchange in northwest Las Vegas is set to open at 2 p.m. today.
Suspicious package on bus temporarily closes part of Strip
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
The Las Vegas Strip was briefly closed from Reno Avenue to Mandalay Bay Road this morning while police investigated a suspicious package on ...
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Lyft, Zero Fatalities offer discounts this weekend
Saturday, July 1, 2017
If you partake in the first days of legal recreational marijuana sales in Las Vegas on Saturday and become impaired, Zero Fatalities has partnered with Lyft Las Vegas to provide up to $10,000 worth of safe rides. ...
Las Vegas visitation expected to tick up for the Fourth of July
Las Vegas visitation expected to tick up for the Fourth of July
Friday, June 30, 2017
You can expect more this Fourth of July — more tourists, more traffic and more heat. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority expects 323,000 visitors to come to Las Vegas, that’s just about ...
Las Vegas driver involved as Uber records 5 billionth trip
Las Vegas driver involved as Uber records 5 billionth trip
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Rideshare app Uber passed a milestone last month, recording its 5 billionth trip. ...
Expanded ‘Move Over’ law goes into effect on Saturday
Expanded ‘Move Over’ law goes into effect on Saturday
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Motorists will be required to move over for more than just emergency vehicles starting Saturday. The amended “Move Over” law mandates that motorists slow down, proceed with caution and move into ...