Traffic & Transportation

Transportation officials try to ease asbestos concerns

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.

Clark County taxi rates going up 8 percent

The Nevada Taxicab Authority on Monday approved an increase of just over 8 percent, boosting Clark County to the second highest rate in the nation among cities with a tourism-based economy.