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Demand for bus service grows even as fare revenue plummets

Growth in population and job density in Southern Nevada has lead to an “immediate” need for several new bus routes and expansions, say transportation...
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Why so many pedestrian deaths? Southern Nevada is literally built that way

Between 2008 and 2017, drivers struck and killed 601 people who were walking on streets in Nevada, the overwhelming majority of them them in...

Cab drivers confront lawmakers, seek protection from ‘predatory’ companies

Excessive fines and fees charged to drivers by taxicab companies are draining drivers’ incomes, meaning the only way they can survive is by relying...
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Falling through the cracks in Nevada’s mental health system

Lawrence Banks can’t tell time, but when the "Judge Judy" program ends, Banks knows he has to leave for work. “I used to take the...
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Uber, Lyft “cannibalizing” public transit

Rideshare apps are putting Southern Nevada public transit in a financial free fall that threatens to devastate an already inadequate system, transit officials were...
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Meanwhile, in Phoenix…

Last April, Southern Nevada officials rejected going forward with a light rail proposal in Las Vegas, opting for a rapid bus transit system instead. Light...
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A lot of talk about transit infrastructure, but not a lot of money for...

It would be great if people could get out of their cars. But Southern Nevada doesn't have a rapid mass transit system that will...

Clean energy bills celebrated. Now, about those auto emissions…

Environmental groups, Democratic lawmakers and Gov. Steve Sisolak celebrated the clean energy agenda passed during the 2019 legislative session, but there were also calls...
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RTC competes for Strip passengers as residents lack bus service

The public agency that keeps the buses running is at a crossroads.   With its bread-and-butter Las Vegas Strip route no longer turning a profit and...
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LV City Council asks state to limit HOV enforcement to peak travel times

Drivers on Interstate 15 and U.S. 95 in Las Vegas are baffled by the state’s designation of a previous express lane as a High-Occupancy...

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