The $8.5 billion CityCenter mega project is set to open next week in Las Vegas. Many say it's likely to be the last major project in the struggling city for years.
Nov 27, 2009 The Philadelphia Inquirer
Over forty years, the federal government exploded almost a thousand nuclear warheads under the Nevada desert. Radiation leeched into the aquifers, in a region with a growing population and a water crisis.
Nov 14, 2009 The Los Angeles Times
Developers and locals in Las Vegas are pinning hopes onto the new CityCenter development to bring walkability to the desert city.
Nov 12, 2009 MSNBC
The problems facing urban America can be exemplified by looking at the city of Las Vegas, according to this piece from the Brookings Institution's Mark Muro.
Oct 25, 2009 Citiwire
Planners from Phoenix, Denver, Salt Lake City, and Reno met this week to discuss plans for high-speed rail between their cities, since they've been left off the map of potential corridors to be funded by the stimulus package.
Oct 9, 2009 The Arizona Republic
A community of hundreds of people live beneath the glitz of the Las Vegas Strip in flood control tunnels.
Sep 25, 2009 The Sun
Federal authorities recently announced $45 million in support of plans to construct a magnetic levitation train line between Las Vegas and Southern California, re-igniting a debate over two proposed rail connections.
Sep 18, 2009 The Las Vegas Sun
Formerly thought to be recession-proof, the tourist mecca of Las Vegas is taking a hard hit during the current economic recession.
Sep 9, 2009 Los Angeles Times
Willingness to default on home loans has been found to increase in ZIP codes with high foreclosure rates, leaving foreclosure-heavy Las Vegas in danger.
Aug 8, 2009 The Las Vegas Sun
The supply of housing in Las Vegas is at a three-year low, a fact many attribute to prospectors buying up low-priced foreclosures in recent months.
Jul 27, 2009 The Las Vegas Sun