Officials urge Las Vegas motorists to prepare for increased congestion of surrounding roads this Memorial Day weekend, as an estimated 198,000 visitors are expected to drive to town for the holiday.
Mick joined the Las Vegas Review-Journal as transportation reporter in November 2018. He previously worked at the Las Vegas Sun covering a variety of beats including transportation, business, gaming, and city and county government. Prior to that, he worked at the Pahrump Valley Times, where he was named the Nevada Press Association’s Outstanding Journalist in the intermediate category for his coverage of the Lamar Odom brothel overdose situation, rural healthcare and more. Mick was born in Texas but grew up in Las Vegas, attending UNLV’s Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies where he was a member of the Kappa Tau Alpha National Journalism Society.
Spirit Airlines CEO Ted Christie said the low-fare carrier is looking to further improve its customer service reputation by adding new routes and upgraded in-flight technology offerings.
The carpool lanes opened Monday morning just as 150,000 people were exiting the Electric Daisy Carnival festival at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
With the bright lights dimmed and the thumping bass gone, some 155,000 Electric Daisy Carnival attendees pounded the pavement and mixed in with the usual Monday morning commute.
With Project Neon reaching the 96 percent completion point and the HOV lane system coming on board Monday, there is still a list of work to be done on the nearly $1 billion project.
Monday morning, when departing Electric Daisy Carnival attendees mix in with the usual rush hour commute, likely will create a traffic nightmare in Las Vegas.
The high-occupancy vehicle lanes slated to go online Monday have been in the works for 12 years, but not everyone is ready for them, or for 24-hour-a-day enforcement.
With new HOV lanes and regulations going live on Monday, the City of Las Vegas officials vow to reduce HOV infractions to a parking ticket for motorist ticketed in their jurisdiction.
Officials believe El Al Israel Airlines’ upcoming nonstop service between Las Vegas and Tel Aviv will boost tourism and business in both regions.
EDC attendees that may have partaken in indulging in the use of legal weed in Las Vegas are urged to discard of the drug ahead of their trip to McCarran International Airport.
This week $1.5 million in safety upgrades were completed along a 14-mile-stretch of Boulder Highway, one of the state’s deadliest areas for pedestrians.
The RTC kicked off a yearlong app-based ride hailing pilot program, mainly serving customers traveling between McCarran International Airport and the resort corridor.
A transportation study is underway aimed at making the area surrounding the Las Vegas stadium easier to navigate by incorporating enhanced pedestrian, bicycle and multimodal options.
Transportation leaders nationwide agree technology, not expanding roadways, is key to transportation infrastructure future.
Before families set out on road trips full of the inevitable onslaught of “are we there yet?” questions, motorists should ensure their vehicles are summer-travel ready.