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North Las Vegas city workers to get electric bikes

Electric bicycles have undergone a series of tests over the past week, aimed at promoting health among the city of North Las Vegas’ workers while also reducing vehicle emissions during brief, local trips.

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Las Vegas Valley drivers should prepare for heavy downpours

Motorists should prepare themselves for monsoon rains by making sure their vehicles are equipped with functioning brakes, headlights, tires with good tread and a new set of windshield wipers.

North Las Vegas leaders envision light-rail line

The Regional Transportation Commission won’t make a decision on it until September, but a proposed light-rail line for Maryland Parkway is going to be a hot topic this summer.

North Las Vegas wants better parking areas for truckers

As North Las Vegas evolves into a hub of massive distribution centers aimed at jump-starting the city’s fragile economy, Mayor John Lee wants to make sure truck deliveries show up on time and have a place to park.

NDOT rejects criticism of steel-cable barriers in Southern Nevada

The system of wire ropes, supported by steel posts, “provide crucial flexibility, stretching and absorbing the crash force for greater motorist safety,” agency spokesman says, rejecting the assertion that they are dangerous to motorcyclists.

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