A fresh coat of paint containing thousands of reflective glass beads is drying on the express lanes on the surface of Interstate 15 as you read this. If only the drivers were as bright as those stripes will be.
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Should the government force airlines to publicize hidden fees in their fare pricing? Or should it be the consumers’ responsibility to do their homework to find which deal is the best?
One of the most ambitious sewer line projects in Clark County’s history kicks off in earnest this month and you know what that means: There are going to be some street disruptions in the project’s path.
The Cactus Avenue-freeway interchange and Interstate 15 flood repair project were finished ahead of time, but don’t expect early openings to be a trend in Southern Nevada — accelerated projects are generally more expensive to build.
At least once a year — more frequently, the more vehicles you own — each of us has to endure that root-canal-level-of-pain experience known as the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles renewal. Well, DMV has a few tricks that might help.
Flood Control District tip for Nevada motorists: If you face life-threatening floods, use whatever means you can to get out of there.
Car sharing, a transportation model used all over the world, has finally landed in Las Vegas in the form of Zipcar, an offshoot of the Avis Budget Group.
While tipping is popular in Las Vegas, it’s not a good idea to tip those freeway angels who work for the Nevada Transportation Department’s Freeway Service Patrol or Incident Response Vehicle programs. They’re not allowed to accept them.
When you travel the same route every day, it’s easy to miss Nevada Transportation Department surprises, such as the exit from southbound Interstate 15 to U.S. Highway 95 that was moved earlier this month.
While thousands of local parents may be pleased to get their kids out of the house, the upcoming first day of school also means motorists are going to have to be extra vigilant when we drive to and from work on the daily commute.
Las Vegas motorists seem to be getting smarter about being aware of flood warnings from the Clark County Regional Flood Control District and the National Weather Service, and if that’s not enough, a new app is out.
With a local company on the verge of releasing details of a smartphone application that would enable people to hail a ride with a touch of a button, it will be interesting to see Uber’s next move, the ride-sharing company that hopes to establish a foothold in Southern Nevada.
The new and improved Interstate 15 has a flaw — a “collector-distributor” that sends eastbound Beltway traffic into a bottleneck.
There’s been a fair amount of fiction among the “facts” a number of readers have shared about the Freeway and Arterial System of Transportation, but the bottom line is this: FAST isn’t perfect, so start your drive a little early.
Nevada transportation experts say there’s no way to accurately predict wait times for motorists traveling through the lengthy Interstate 15 tie-up north of Las Vegas.
Complaints are rolling in from motorists upset about a traffic-clogging repaving project on I-15 north of Las Vegas.
Even though it’s summertime and for most Las Vegas kids, the classroom is a distant memory, it’s still a good idea to pay attention to school-zone signs.
Among the burning questions that emerged a few weeks ago when it was announced with great fanfare that traffic signals would be built in the vicinity of the Wet ‘n’ Wild water park in southwest Las Vegas was why are taxpayers on the hook for the cost and what took Clark County so long to get around to dealing with the traffic issue.
One more big hearing is coming to Las Vegas on three options for the Interstate 11 project’s corridor through the Las Vegas Valley.
NHP answers the question: What should motorists do when facing a yellow signal? Speed through to avoid possible rear-ender? Or follow the law and stop?
In the months ahead, you might be seeing tractor-trailer rigs on Nevada’s interstate highways traveling within 20 feet of each other at top speed. It’s called platooning, and it’s considered safer and more efficient.
A report titled “Dangerous by Design,” issued last week by the National Complete Streets Coalition, ranks Las Vegas the 13th most dangerous for pedestrians of 51 metropolitan areas in the U.S., but those numbers don’t consider the number of walking tourists.
Who doesn’t love driving a golf cart? Most of them are nimble and quick with a tight turning radius. The electric ones have a quiet takeoff, just like a Prius.
It’s been a long wait for a new interchange at U.S. Highway 95 and the 215 Beltway on the north side of town, and we’re going to have to wait longer.
Visitors will learn to walk and locals will have to make a paradigm shift, but no “traffic and parking nightmare” is envisioned for the MGM arena that’s now under construction in Las Vegas.
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