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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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.
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.”
Transportation is, of course, a top issue in cities nationwide. Unfortunately, there isn’t a single solution to solving transportation challenges that is cheap or easy.
If you’re a commuter who uses southbound Interstate 15 to get to work in the morning, begin planning an alternate route now. You’ll thank me June 22 when it’s a lead-pipe cinch that I-15 is going to turn into a slow-moving parking lot.
This isn’t a stupid question and the answer is somewhat surprising: There’s no specific law that says you can’t have a dog in your lap when you drive.
Next time traffic piles up on the freeway and no solution appears to be in sight, the Highway Patrol urges motorists to stop shaking and start thinking.
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.
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.
Thanks to a new Regional Transportation Commission program that starts today, motorists will be armed with information that might ease the pain of a cone-filled commute.
Rock in Rio, which may be one of the coolest international music festivals ever to land in Las Vegas, is going cold turkey on cars.
Fight traffic alert: People who want to get a sniff of fight night ambience are being warned that the MGM Grand is not the place to be Saturday unless you have a ticket to get inside the arena to watch Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather make history.
There’s a pot of gold at the end of this Las Vegas road construction traffic jam, er, rainbow, on the 215 Beltway.
The number of mopeds on Las Vegas Valley streets has grown exponentially in recent years, and so have the safety concerns and frustrations voiced by Road Warrior readers.
Instead of sometimes being forced to bolt out the door to feed the hungry parking meters in downtown Las Vegas, motorists are now able to pay up with a new smartphone app at some lots and on-street parking spots.
The Nevada Legislature is working on more proposals for motorists, including weaker motorcycle helmet rules, harsher hit-and-run punishment and higher speed limits.
Many of us have had that sinking feeling while carefully driving along, following all the rules of the road and being courteous behind the wheel. All of a sudden, from out of nowhere, comes a car with those flashing red lights right on your bumper.
The company that delivered the Ride Genie app to Southern Nevada’s limousine industry last year has geared up to roll out an upgrade that will enable customers to use the technology to hail a cab as well.
The Boulder City bypass will dodge congestion in and around the small city, and be a faster and shorter route for motorists.
Next weekend is one of Southern Nevada’s sports highlights with Saturday’s Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 race and the weekend’s feature event, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt 400, on Sunday.
A Road Warrior reader asks if Nevada motorists have to display a license plate on the front and back of their vehicles.
A Las Vegas motorist wonders why he’s not allowed to make a right turn on a red light when there are two right-turn lanes.
Those screams you’ve been hearing lately from the southwest valley are coming from motorists who want more time to make left turns at traffic signals on Blue Diamond Road.
Some Road Warrior readers’ best ideas to untangle traffic in our valley are low on the priority list, but not because they’re bad ideas — they’re too expensive or legally complicated by issues of access and ownership.
Don’t be afraid. Another diverging diamond interchange — an innovation whose time has come — is opening on U.S. Highway 95 Henderson.