Las Vegas

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
March 17, 2017, 7am PDT
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada has proven its seriousness about an ambitious proposal to build a light rail connection between McCarran International Airport and the Las Vegas Strip.
The Associated Press
February 19, 2017, 5am PST
Pedestrians of color are more likely to be killed in traffic crashes.
NPR
January 23, 2017, 9am PST
The city hopes to alleviate traffic in a popular corner of Downtown Las Vegas with an electric, self-driving shuttle fleet.
Las Vegas Sun
January 11, 2017, 1pm PST
Tony Hsieh laid out a grand ambition two create a more dynamic downtown in Las Vegas that would change cities all over the world. Now, after a series of setbacks and with dwindling funds, that vision seems unlikely to be realized.
Quartz
December 28, 2016, 2pm PST
The Raiders are threatening to move to Las Vegas, but the city of Oakland intends to offer a land and infrastructure deal to convince the team to stay.
San Francisco Gate
October 30, 2016, 7am PDT
An intrepid reporter took a tour of the new RTC Bike Share system in Las Vegas—along the way illustrating the bike-friendly realities of Sin City.
Las Vegas Review-Journal