The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada is putting the final touches this week on 20 new bicycle rental stations across downtown as a way to reduce traffic and promote a healthier lifestyle.
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The ramp connecting U.S. Highway 95 to southbound Interstate 15 will be temporarily closed for 36 hours starting at 10 p.m. Friday — just as revelers start leaving the first day of Life is Beautiful.
Before 9/11, bags were sorted into two categories at McCarran International Airport. “They were either California bags, or they were not California bags,” said Samuel Ingalls, assistant director of aviation at McCarran.
The Martin Luther King Boulevard onramp to northbound U.S. Highway 95 will close for the next two months beginning on Tuesday, when a crew of about 60 construction workers will start erecting several retaining walls around the Spaghetti Bowl interchange in downtown Las Vegas.
The speeding days of summer are over. Monday marks the start of a new school year for most children across Clark County — just the right time for drivers to get a crash-course on some road rules.
Las Vegas’ roots as a railroad town can be traced back more than a century, but passengers haven’t arrived here by train in nearly two decades.
Want to buy a ticket for public transit in Clark County, or find out if your bus is running late? There soon will be an app for that, known as Ride RTC.
The doomed flight was on a simulator inside Allegiant Air’s training center in southwest Las Vegas. The folks at Allegiant were kind enough to let me try my hand at flying an Airbus A320 during a tour of the 17,500-square-foot facility.
Las Vegas city officials are trying to fix a safety problem on Summerlin Parkway by installing a system of heavy, high-tension steel cables that will line both sides of the median. But plans to widen the heavily traveled road are in limbo.
You can’t miss the $47 million Centennial Bowl project, with the numerous daily detours, small army of construction workers and towering cranes.
Hailing a taxi isn’t so hard for tourists hopping around casinos on the Strip. But what do residents go through when they need to catch a cab to the airport, grocery stores or work? The Nevada Taxicab Authority wants to know.
Road congestion is a given in a growing metropolis such as Las Vegas. But let’s say you didn’t have to drive around town. What would be your preferred mode of transportation?
The Road Warrior is no fan of bare feet. Whether it’s sneakers, flip-flops or dressy shoes, something has to cover those tired dogs — particularly in public. I understand the security reasons, but removing my shoes at the airport was always an unappealing hassle.
Since starting this gig last month, Road Warrior has heard too many readers and co-workers cracking jokes that Nevada’s state flower is the orange traffic cone.
Being hot can get you places a little faster in Henderson. A thermal imaging system, recently installed at four intersections, can control traffic signals by detecting heat emitted from vehicles, pedestrians and bicyclists waiting for a green light.
For locals, the real jamming begins when the big party ends. Traffic jams, that is.
After going through details of MGM Resorts International’s $90 million parking strategy, which starts to take effect next week, readers responded immediately — with more questions.
Earlier this month, MGM Resorts International fired the shot heard ’round the valley — the long-awaited details of the company’s $90 million parking strategy that begins June 6.
Between now and November the traffic impact is going to be minimal. Come November, it’s going to get really icky for commuters who take the big flyover route from northbound Interstate 15 to northbound U.S. Highway 95. That’s because the two-lane flyover bridge is going to be closed betweenNovember and January.
Rarely are governments criticized for moving too quickly on a transportation project. But that seems to be the case with Clark County’s effort to build an elevated expressway along portions of Koval Lane, Tropicana Avenue, Swenson Street and Paradise Road near McCarran International Airport.
One of the biggest complaints about roadwork in Southern Nevada is that crews tend to fix a street, then months later, tear it up again for a different project.
Road closures and disruptions from around the valley
Commuters who use Oakey Boulevard between Valley View and Rainbow boulevards are more than a little flummoxed by the new orange cone zone that has bloomed like our many oleanders.
Warrior reader Dan’s co-pilot has a little dispute with his interpretation of U-turn signs.
Road construction to avoid in the coming week.
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