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Contact Mick Akers at makers@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-2920. Follow @mickakers on Twitter.

RTC made right choice derailing light rail for Maryland Parkway

Despite the attractiveness of adding light rail to the city and the overwhelming public support for it as the transportation mode of choice for the Maryland Parkway corridor, transit officials made the right choice in choosing bus rapid transit for the 8.7-mile stretch.

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Henderson freeway interchange to see short, long-term relief

Sometimes road improvement products can lead to instances where the designated area gets better, but a road in the vicinity suffers. This is the case with the Interstate 515 restriping project in Henderson that was completed late last year.

Sample, souvenir Nevada license plates available

In the wake of the column about the sports team-related specialty Nevada license plates, inquiries from Nevadans and others seeking to get their hands on them inundated the Road Warrior’s inbox.

Crashes cost Nevada drivers almost $2B in 2017

The 16th annual Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws analyzed 2017 crash data and found the annual economic costs associated with crashes in Nevada is $1.98 billion.