I'm an amateur when it comes to celebrating the arrival of the new year in the resort corridor. In my more than 20 years as a denizen of Southern Nevada, I've spent just two New Year's Eves among the revelers, estimated this year to be around 332,000 strong.
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After some of the carnage they've seen on local streets lately, Warrior readers Don and Chris said all they want for Christmas are a few well-placed countdown signals that have been tested across the country and are in use in some cities in Asia.
It's beginning to look a lot like collision season. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says 20 percent of all collisions take place in shopping center parking lots during the holiday season.
There are all kinds of ways to be safer and last week has proved to us all that we have to do something to get back to paying closer attention to what we’re doing when on the streets.
Be grateful we don't live in Fairbanks, Alaska. Besides the obvious advantage of living in sunny Southern Nevada's mild winter climate, we don't have to use our headlights as much in the winter months.
One of the hardest things you'll ever have to do is take the keys away from the family patriarch. When it's time for that to happen, it's bound to provoke arguments, heartaches and headaches for all parties involved. But it's also a necessary step in the life cycle.
It's a danger we're all too familiar with, not only on Southern Nevada streets, but on roads nationwide: the red-light runner.
We're told that the roundabout is the most efficient traffic conveyor at intersections because traffic never has to come to a stop, even when making a left turn.
There's a big risk in having an adult conversation about traffic calming since there's always someone in the back of the class giggling about "speed bumps" and "speed humps." But we're going forward — not at full speed, mind you, but forward.
"Is there anything the Nevada Department of Transportation or the City of North Las Vegas can do to help improve the traffic situation here?"
Nevada Volkswagen owners can breathe easier. And they may not even breathe any toxic gases when they do.
I'm counting on MGM Resorts International to do the right thing and build a parking garage for the new arena the company is opening next spring.
You've heard that story about the blind men describing the elephant. Each person had different descriptions of what it was based on what part of the elephant they were touching.
When they first saw school buses activating their flashers in the middle of the Spaghetti Bowl, some motorists probably thought, "Please, please don't drop off students in the middle of Interstate 15."
A new transportation option is available in the valley. And it might even be legal.
I'm not sure why people are so fascinated with license plates, but they are. These hunks of aluminum that we are required to attach to our vehicles were the subject of two recent inquiries from Warrior readers.
— Clark County Aviation Director Rosemary Vassiliadis announced that seven gates in the D concourse are going to be opened for international use with a tunnel to be built connecting those gates with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility in Terminal 3. The $51 million project is scheduled for completion in early 2017.
Residents of northwest Las Vegas recently got a different product placement, and they didn't even have to go to the movie theater to see it. Warrior reader Lynda described her surprise when driving north on U.S. Highway 95 recently.
Alert Warrior readers brought it to the attention of Warrior Central that there are some signs on the freeway that made them scratch their heads. Some readers probably remember the exit sign on northbound U.S. Highway 95 that once showed the mileage to "Eastern Blvd."
Kids are crying, but their moms are rejoicing: It's back-to-school time! And that means it's also time for motorists to go on high alert around those hallowed halls of knowledge because, as we all know, kids seem to do the dumbest things when walking near a street.
Nevada transportation leaders will be keeping a close watch on OReGO, a pilot program being undertaken by the Oregon Department of Transportation for motorists to pay for road and highway improvements by the mile instead of through a gasoline tax.
Warrior readers fired a volley of email to Warrior Central recently about those special license plates and temporary placards reserved for the disabled.
Traffic engineers claim they're not working against you. Some of the most common inquiries in the Road Warrior email inbox involve the timing of traffic signals.
If you‘re a fan of Uber and Lyft, you‘re one step closer to ride-hailing nirvana. But if you‘re a critic, you‘re one step closer to ride-hailing Armageddon.
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.