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April 19, 2014

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Work to impact downtown traffic starting next week
Friday, April 18, 2014
Drivers can expect some traffic delays downtown starting next week and continuing into the summer.
Photo: A view of the Hoover Dam Wednesday, January 16, 20
Work on Hoover Dam Access Road to cause delays
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Motorists traveling to and from the Hoover Dam are expected to face delays this week while the Hoover Dam Access Road undergoes repairs. Nevada Department of Transportation put traffic restrictions on …
Photo: Terminal 3 at McCarran International Airport
More staffing to speed clearing U.S. Customs at Las Vegas airport
Friday, April 4, 2014
McCarran International Airport will double its number of Customs and Border Protection agents in the coming year, with additional funding included in a recent appropriations bill. Department of Homeland Security officials confirmed...
Tropicana Avenue near Strip will close for repairs
Thursday, March 27, 2014
A portion of Tropicana Avenue will shut down near the Strip on Friday while crews fix a barrier along the busy ...
Pedestrian struck dead in western valley
Thursday, March 27, 2014
A pedestrian died this evening after being struck by a vehicle in the western Las Vegas Valley on Durango Drive just south ...
Photo: A Southwest airline taxis by parked Allegiant Air
Las Vegas airport traffic up 2.4 percent in February
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Passenger traffic at McCarran International Airport is on the rise compared with a year earlier. Data released Thursday show nearly...
Only in Vegas: Transportation Authority moves to regulate party buses
Monday, March 24, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/govbeat/wp/2014/03/24/only-in-vegas-state-moves-to-regulate-party-buses/
Signs mark proposed freeway linking Las Vegas, Phoenix
Signs mark proposed freeway linking Las Vegas, Phoenix
Friday, March 21, 2014
A proposed interstate linking Las Vegas and Phoenix is still years and billions of dollars from reality, but the governors of Nevada and Arizona already are unveiling signs to mark their dream. Nevada and Arizona are linked by...
New customs agents at McCarran to cut wait times for international travelers
New customs agents at McCarran to cut wait times for international travelers
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Tourism officials are excited about the prospect of incoming foreign visitors spending less time in customs lines at McCarran and more time spending on Las Vegas offerings. Thanks to a budget increase...
Boulder City bypass project hits snag with naturally occurring asbestos discovery
Monday, March 10, 2014
Transportation:
Discovery of naturally occurring asbestos in the soils in a section of the proposed Boulder City bypass will cause a delay in the project as the state conducts a more comprehensive study.
Photo: A woman wipes her tears after walking out of the r
Missing Malaysia jet might have turned back, air force chief says
Friday, March 7, 2014
Military radar indicates that the missing Boeing 777 jet may have turned back, Malaysia's air force chief said Sunday as scores of ships and aircraft from across Asia resumed a hunt for the plane and its 239 passengers.
Photo: Motorists roll through a traffic light on southbou
Interstate linking Las Vegas, Phoenix faces tough go
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Outside-the-box solutions could be necessary as the effort to improve what's now a 4 1/2-hour drive with a more reliable road confronts difficult political and financial realities. There have been halting advances toward creating a slick, new highway to cover the 300 miles of desert between Sin City and the Valley of the Sun, but if it's ever going to happen...
Photo: A view of Interstate-15, looking northbound, from
Group warns of funding threat to 25 transportation projects essential to Nevada
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Improvements to Interstate 15, the 215 Beltway, Maryland Parkway and other road projects across the valley could be delayed due to cuts in federal highway funds, a national transportation organization said today.
Photo: Traffic is seen on Flamingo Road on the Las Vegas
Las Vegas (of all places) may be about to reinvent car ownership
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
http://www.theatlanticcities.com/commute/2014/03/las-vegas-all-places-may-be-about-reinvent-car-ownership/8535/
Photo: A sign hangs over a new crosswalk on North Decatur
Las Vegas deadlier than Manhattan: Saving pedestrian lives on our streets
Sunday, March 2, 2014
In 2012, pedestrians died at a higher rate in Clark County than in the counties that include Manhattan, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Atlanta, Houston, Chicago and Dallas. And the situation is getting worse.

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