The earthquake damage that closed a Spaghetti Bowl ramp as Memorial Day travelers were coming into and getting out of town will take one night and cost $20,000 to repair.
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A vehicle fire on northbound U.S. Highway 95 slowed traffic briefly Tuesday evening, according to the Regional Transportation Commission.
What many thought was an earthquake aftershock early Saturday morning was actually the sound of the state’s taxi industry imploding. And thus, a new — sort of — transportation option is being made available to residents of Southern Nevada.
A bill authorizing ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft to operate in Nevada won approval early Saturday in the Nevada Legislature, but it didn’t happen without plenty of confusion.
A bill sought by a group of small limousine companies to make it easier for them to increase their fleets and grow their businesses won approval in the Assembly on Friday and now heads to Gov. Brian Sandoval.
Several small limousine companies are pushing a bill in the Legislature that they say would allow them to increase their fleets without unfair interference by big taxi and limo company operators such as Bell Trans and other members of the Livery Operators Association of Las Vegas.
Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada board members on Thursday cruised through the approval of a $919.2 million budget for the 2016 fiscal year.
The Nevada Transportation Department on Wednesday unveiled plans for a 4.5-mile, $12.5 million overhaul of Las Vegas Boulevard North.
At least five U.S. deaths and one in Malaysia have been tied to the faulty airbags. But Japanese auto parts maker Takata has previously resisted demands by regulators to get all the affected airbags off the road.
Less than 24 hours after calling a special meeting to consider taking a stance on the regulation of Uber, the Nevada Taxicab Authority has canceled the session it had scheduled for Tuesday afternoon.
A pair of unrelated special events will close city streets in downtown Las Vegas Thursday and through the Memorial Day weekend.
In case Nevadans needed another reason why ride-sharing services such as Uber must be allowed to operate in the state, the Taxicab Authority Board provided one at its Tuesday meeting.
The Nevada Taxicab Authority will consider weighing in on the state debate over regulating Uber in a special meeting next week.
Hard to believe, isn’t it, that we’re closing in on the Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial kickoff to the summer travel season. It won’t be long before we’re setting the cruise control, telling the kids in the back seat to be quiet and avoiding the wackos who get in our way on the interstate. SoCal is calling. The beaches. The cool ocean breezes. Beverly Hills. The gridlocked freeways.
It would be difficult to argue that Clark County’s fuel revenue indexing program hasn’t been a success so far, but is it successful enough to persuade voters to authorize the tax for another 10 years?
The Las Vegas Elks Helldorado Days, one of the longest-running special events in the city, will have its parade along the city’s traditional route of Fourth Street between Gass and Stewart avenues.
A woman in a stolen car crashed into a construction site, injuring two workers at the intersection of Charleston Boulevard and Eastern Avenue Thursday morning, Las Vegas police said.
Southbound lanes of Pecos Road at Harmon Avenue are closed for repair of a traffic signal pole that was knocked down during a crash Wednesday morning.
At 100 feet wide and nearly 30 feet tall, the city’s latest attempt to promote downtown tourism spans Las Vegas Boulevard at Sahara Avenue. Clark County hates it. The city wants to make it permanent.
A driver was arrested on suspicion of being high on drugs and causing a crash in the southwest valley Monday night, Las Vegas police said. A northbound driver “blew through” a red light and hit an eastbound vehicle just before 9 p.m. at Fort Apache and West Flamingo roads.
A moped rider was in critical condition after colliding with a vehicle in the northwest valley late Monday night.
A contract expansion with the legal firm of Snell & Wilmer worth $450,000 with the state Department of Transportation was rejected by the state board on Monday after members expressed concern about a conflict.
A bill authorizing ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft to operate in Nevada on Monday was resuscitated for the third time, this time winning passage in the state Senate.
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