One would think that when streets are completely closed and blocked, traffic signals on streets intersecting the closed streets would be modified since there’s no traffic as a result of the closure. But that’s not always the case.
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The Las Vegas Monorail Company is celebrating its 10th year of running the monorail, which runs from the MGM Grand hotel-casino to the SLS hotel-casino, with five other stations in between.
An activist on Thursday asked the Regional Transportation Commission what was taking it so long to act to reduce bus stop tragedies since the agency was given authority to move its bus shelters farther away from the street on 2007.
The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles announced Thursday it has hired 70 new employees to help reduce long wait times at its four urban Southern Nevada offices that are now averaging nearly two hours.
A 29-year-old man died in a rollover crash on a dirt road at the Lake Mead National Recreation Area over the weekend, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. The crash happened on Six Mile Cove Road, west of Lake Mohave near Searchlight, NHP said.
The state is offering five owners a total of $11.3 million for 4.35 acres along the west side of Martin Luther King Boulevard, north of Charleston Boulevard, for reconfiguration of I-15’s infamous Spaghetti Bowl.
A lot of people may have gotten that feeling recently when they’ve hit the road and seen some recently issued Nevada license plates. The demand for more number-letter variations has brought a new look to Nevada license plates.
Catch a ride with a Las Vegas cabdriver these days, and you might expect to hear a lament about the precarious future of the taxi racket now that Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing operators are entering the game.
Southbound Interstate 15 was closed briefly Thursday afternoon following a vehicle fire, the Nevada Highway Patrol said.
New smartphone and automotive technology on display at the International Parking Institute Conference and Expo in Las Vegas promises your car will soon find an open parking space, guide you to it and then pay for it for you.
A 20-year-old woman was killed and a passenger was injured in a single-vehicle rollover near the intersection of Smoke Ranch Road and Decatur Boulevard on Thursday, according to LasVegas police.
The southbound side of a Henderson street is closed after a construction tractor rolled onto a gas line, according to Henderson officials.
Lake Mead Boulevard was closed at Clifford Street in the northeast Las Vegas Valley for just over two hours Wednesday after a crash between a sport utility vehicle and a tractor-trailer, police said.
The oldest of the pedestrian bridges that crisscross the Las Vegas Strip will be overhauled in a $26 million upgrade that will be paid for by the people who use them most — Las Vegas tourists.
Big changes lie ahead for Southern Nevada’s taxi industry as the Nevada Taxicab Authority gears to implement a series of changes approved in the 2015 legislative session.
Uber, Lyft and other transportation network companies can now apply for licensing through the state, thanks to action taken Monday by the Nevada Transportation Authority . But don’t expect to be hailing a ride with those companies with an app any time soon.
The city of Las Vegas discourages traffic along Azure Drive by filling it with speed bumps and a street feature that I don’t think exists anywhere else in the valley — a “three-quarters traffic signal.”
It appears that it will take the state about two months to draft new ride-sharing regulations, stage workshops on the new rules, fine-tune the standards and ultimately adopt them. So, figure the likes of Uber and Lyft could be chauffeuring riders around Las Vegas and Reno by Labor Day.
Traffic on Interstate 15 is moving again after a fatal crash closed northbound lanes of the freeway in North Las Vegas for nearly three hours.
Planning is underway for a new road and other improvements aimed at easing congestion at Red Rock, which gets more than 1 million visitors each year.
A bid to extend the proposed Interstate 11 north from Las Vegas to Interstate 80 outside Reno is advancing this week in Congress, according to Sen. Dean Heller.
A privacy group has filed a complaint against Uber for its updated policy of tracking passengers and accessing their personal information.
Traveling to California on Interstate 15 can be a hassle Monday evening, as traffic is backing up, cameras show.
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