The water level in Lake Mead dropped to an all-time low at the end of April, falling below 1080 feet above sea level for the first time in 78 years.
May 6, 2015 Brookings
Long considered a desert backwater and second fiddle to Las Vegas, the city of Reno is having a resurgence. Small entrepreneurs, industrial giants like Tesla, and artists inspired by Burning Man are converging to overshadow the fading casino economy.
May 4, 2015 Next City
An op-ed in the New York Times provides a firsthand account of the growing concern over water in a state that has yet to set limits on its explosive growth.
Mar 16, 2015 New York Times
In what has been described as a "poster child" for future water showdowns in the west, local interests in Las Vegas are attempting a water grab from ranch land 275 miles north of the city.
Mar 10, 2015 Bloomberg News
What time did you leave for work this morning? What time should you have left for work this morning?
Feb 5, 2015 FlowingData
What will it take for Las Vegas to fulfill its ambitions to become a hub of the tech industry?
Jan 30, 2015 Las Vegas Sun
A developer hopes to bring more of a Times Square feel to the Las Vegas Strip—and maybe an NBA team will follow.
Dec 22, 2014 The Architect's Newspaper
A study published by the Brooking Institution finds varying results, depending on the neighborhood, for a study of the impact of gasoline prices on home values.
Dec 8, 2014 Brookings
The Ridescore system grades cities for their regulatory friendliness to hired drivers—transportation network companies, taxis, and limos. Washington D.C. offers the most friendly regulations for hired drivers, Las Vegas the least.
Nov 12, 2014 R Street Institute Press Release
After five deaths, several states have stopped installing FHWA-approved guardrails which have been said "to turn into spears" when hit by vehicles. An Oct. 20 jury verdict awarded $175 million to a whistleblower to be paid by the rail manufacturer.
Oct 23, 2014 The New York Times