Las Vegas

April 17, 2019, 7am PDT
Developers have withdrawn an application to build the world's largest concentrating solar-thermal power facility.
Bloomberg Environment
April 4, 2019, 11am PDT
Las Vegas has almost maximized its growth potential given projects for its future water supply—something has to give.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
March 18, 2019, 9am PDT
The Regional Transportation Commission is looking for ways to reverse ridership figures that have plummeted since the advent of transportation network companies.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
December 26, 2018, 9am PST
A new survey by Governing and living Cities examines what it takes for cities to innovate.
Governing
December 26, 2018, 7am PST
Segregation is decreasing, even in America’s most segregated big cities.
The Brookings Institute
December 23, 2018, 1pm PST
The city of Las Vegas is experimenting with a new traffic management partnership that will add traffic cameras and sensors to the streets in its innovation district.
Smart Cities Dive
November 10, 2018, 11am PST
The "Satellite timelapse" account on YouTube created a timelapse of satellite imagery of Las Vegas and nearby Lake Mead between 1986 and 2016.
Satellite timelapse on YouTube
October 5, 2018, 10am PDT
A look at transportation trends in Las Vegas suggests a surprising relationship between ridesharing and transit.
The City Fix
September 19, 2018, 8am PDT
Shocking news from the high-speed rail industry, as Brightline announced its purchase of XpressWest, which is underway with plans to link Las Vegas to Victorville, California and eventually to Los Angeles.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
June 27, 2018, 10am PDT
Congress and presidents have threatened Amtrak service on the Southwest Chief, connecting Los Angles to Chicago, in the past. This time the threat is coming from inside Amtrak.
The Kansan
June 11, 2018, 8am PDT
All that empty acreage means that these big, rapidly developing cities don’t really have to sprawl.
CommercialCafe
June 4, 2018, 12pm PDT
Las Vegas home and business owners can now receive $3 for every square foot of lawn they replace with less water-intensive landscaping.
Las Vegas Review Journal
May 4, 2018, 9am PDT
On May 3, the public could take rides with a new fleet of self-driving cars in Las Vegas.
Traffic Technology Today
April 2, 2018, 10am PDT
In its first dive into a touchless transportation payment system, Google Pay is partnering with NXP's MIFARE on a Las Vegas Monorail pilot.
Smart Cities Dive
March 8, 2018, 1pm PST
The city of Las Vegas is buying land on Foremaster Lane and making it legal for homeless residents to camp there.
Next City
January 5, 2018, 7am PST
Located primarily in the western states, some suburbs were hit hard by the 2008 recession and still haven't recovered. Many have seen an influx of low-income residents and upticks in crime.
The Atlantic
December 21, 2017, 11am PST
A proposal to build an elevated expressway to provide passage for cars to and from the McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas has folded.
Las Vegas Sun
November 20, 2017, 6am PST
The much-reported Las Vegas Autonomous bus got into a fender bender on its first day of service, the Las Vegas police department concluded the other vehicle was at fault.
The Washington Post
November 9, 2017, 6am PST
The Tax Cut and Jobs Act would have a deleterious effect on major infrastructure proposed by the private sector. The loss of Private Activity Bonds would hike borrowing rates for road, transit, stadium, and even affordable housing projects.
Greater Greater Washington
March 28, 2017, 10am PDT
Planetizen rounded up the pertinent news stories on the big move by the NFL's Raiders from their home in the East Bay to Sin City. The Las Vegas Raiders will be a thing by 2020 at the latest.
The Mercury News