It didn’t take long for Uber to come to a screeching halt in Nevada. Carson City District Court Judge James Russell on Friday afternoon blocked Uber from offering any rides in the state through at least Nov. 7. A hearing is set for Nov. 6.
After months of strategizing, representatives of Uber say they will launch their controversial ride-sharing platform in Las Vegas and Reno this afternoon.
Uber, the ride-sharing company that thousands of Southern Nevada consumers have been clamoring for — and will likely result in thousands of headaches for transportation regulators and taxi company executives — is nearing its Las Vegas launch.
Nevada Transportation Department officials tried to reassure wary Boulder City residents Tuesday that Interstate 11 construction crews would take special measures to keep naturally occurring asbestos from becoming a health risk.
Lamb Boulevard will be closed Thursday night and Friday morning between Washington and Owens avenues for a pedestrian bridge construction project.