A $45 million federal earmark to help fund a maglev train between Los Angeles and Las Vegas is instead going to widening a freeway connection to the airport.
Mar 22, 2010 Las Vegas Sun
Las Vegas and Southern Nevada are chock-full of planned communities. The region is also struggling with some of the harshest declines in property values in the nation. Though planned communities are seeing some sales, they are mainly in trouble.
May 17, 2009 Las Vegas Sun
The Southern Nevada Water Authority is officially opposing the residential use of gray water, arguing that it diminishes the replenishment of Lake Mead and, ironically, discourages water conservation.
Apr 15, 2009 Las Vegas Sun
A magnetic levitation train link between Anaheim and Las Vegas has been on the table for 30 years. Now could be the time the project finally gets enough traction to go from idea to reality.
Mar 24, 2009 Las Vegas Sun
This article looks at what the end of sprawl will mean for Las Vegas.
Mar 3, 2009 Las Vegas Sun
Residents of one Las Vegas community fear being evicted as an urban renewal project goes underway. According to this article, projects like this often hurt neighborhoods by destroying the social ties they once contained.
Dec 18, 2008 Las Vegas Sun
<p>The Bureau of Land Management has reversed course on a proposed moratorium on the construction of solar projects on public land.</p>
Jul 3, 2008 Las Vegas Sun
<p>This article from the <em>Las Vegas Sun</em> asks whether siting two blatantly different architectural styles right next to each other is necessarily a bad thing.</p>
May 27, 2008 Las Vegas Sun
<p>Home to the bright lights and elaborate signage of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, may revise an ordinance to more effectively regulate the bright signs and displays that illuminate the Las Vegas Strip and other parts of the county.</p>
Sep 6, 2007 Las Vegas Sun
<p>An 18 million square-foot hotel and commercial resort in Las Vegas is set to become the largest LEED-certified project in the U.S. when it opens in 2009. Other builders are expected to follow the green path in Nevada, where tax breaks are generous.</p>
Jan 25, 2007 Las Vegas Sun