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April 19, 2019

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Transportation

RTC picks bus rapid transit over light rail for Maryland Parkway
RTC picks bus rapid transit over light rail for Maryland Parkway
Thursday, April 11, 2019
It’s official: Bus rapid transit is coming to Maryland Parkway. The Regional Transportation Commission board voted unanimously today to upgrade ...
Allegiant to make Savannah airport new base
Friday, April 5, 2019
A national airline is establishing a new operations base at a Georgia airport. Allegiant Travel Company is investing $50 million in the project at Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport where ...
February passenger traffic up at Las Vegas airport
February passenger traffic up at Las Vegas airport
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
McCarran International Airport's passenger traffic was up nearly 2 percent in February compared to the same month in 2018, airport officials said. A total of 3,632,956 passengers arrived or ...
Central valley road projects to slow motorists
Friday, March 22, 2019
Motorists in the central valley can expect longer commutes in the coming weeks because of road repair projects along Maryland Parkway and Eastern Avenue. Intermittent closures of ...
Roadwork on Las Vegas Strip to start in June
Roadwork on Las Vegas Strip to start in June
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Road construction crews are coming soon to Las Vegas Boulevard South, and they’ll be staying awhile. Work will begin in June on a three-year project that includes ...
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Motorists beware: Legislature eyes red-light cameras for Nevada
Thursday, March 14, 2019
If you play fast and loose with red lights, a bill in the Nevada Legislature might give you some pause. Nevada may be the newest state to allow the use of cameras to help catch vehicles that run red lights, if a bill currently going through the committee process ultimately is signed into law. Senate Bill 43 would allow local governments to ...
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Grounded elsewhere, Boeing Max jets fly in Las Vegas, U.S.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
As concern over the safety of the Boeing 737 Max 8 jet continued to spread today around the globe, it was business as usual at the Las Vegas airport. While Britain, France and Germany joined a growing number of countries today grounding the plane involved in ...
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Funding sought to expand Boulder City railroad museum
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Boulder City officials are pushing the state to provide some $35 million to expand the Nevada Southern Railroad Museum and build an urban park. Leaders from the city and the Chamber of Commerce met last month with ...
If a tunnel transport system thrives at Las Vegas Convention Center, will McCarran to Strip follow?
If a tunnel transport system thrives at Las Vegas Convention Center, will McCarran to Strip follow?
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Proponents of a possible tunneled passenger transport system under the Las Vegas Convention Center say it could spread to other popular destinations in the city’s core. They ...
Monorail extension delay continues, unlikely to be ready before Las Vegas Stadium opens
Monorail extension delay continues, unlikely to be ready before Las Vegas Stadium opens
Monday, February 11, 2019
Construction of the monorail extension has been estimated in the past at 18 months — the exact time period remaining on the construction of Las Vegas Stadium …
Photo: A rendering of a proposed light rail system along
Future of Maryland Parkway: RTC seeks public input on transit options
Sunday, February 10, 2019
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada is one step closer to finalizing the public transit future of Maryland Parkway. Three enhanced public transportation options remain on the table for the Maryland Parkway corridor, which ...
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Brookings expert: Light rail would be an antidote to sprawl, LA-like commutes
Friday, February 8, 2019
Analysis:
For Southern Nevada residents who may be on the fence about whether to support development of light rail, the Brookings Institution’s Adie Tomer offered some compelling food for thought during a visit to UNLV …
Southbound Interstate 15 reopened at Nevada-California border
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Nevada officials have advised drivers planning to take Interstate 15 to travel from Las Vegas to Southern California to consider delaying or …
Kristina Swallow appointed director of Nevada Department of Transportation
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Gov. Steve Sisolak announced today that the board of the Nevada Department of Transportation approved his recommendation of ...
NDOT announces freeway, ramp closures for Project Neon
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Southbound Interstate 15 will be closed overnight Wednesday from Spring Mountain to Flamingo roads as part of the Project Neon freeway widening project, according to ...