Latest Las Vegas Transportation


Repair Planned for Damaged Freeway

State transportation officials plan to repair damage from a fuel tank explosion along southbound I-15 between Lake Mead and Owens.

CBS Las Vegas–08/11/2011


FAA Touts Vegas Air Controller Training Simulator

The Federal Aviation Administration is touting the use of a computerized training simulator in Las Vegas that officials say helps air traffic controllers learn to direct aircraft at busy McCarran Airport.



NV Lawsuit Filed Over ‘GOPALIN’ License Plate

A Nevada man is claiming discrimination by the DMV after his requests for pro-Sarah Palin license plates were denied.



Visitor Volume Up; More Coming By Air

For the sixth straight month, McCarran International Airport is reporting an increase in passenger traffic compared with a year ago.


(credit: AP/Reed Saxon)

LA Freeway Reopens Ahead Of Schedule

The event that many feared would be the “Carmageddon” of epic traffic jams cruised calmly toward a finish with an official reopening ahead of schedule.



‘Carmageddon’ Forcing L.A. Residents To Las Vegas

The nation’s busiest freeway will be closed over the weekend, and we here in Las Vegas could be affected.


(photo courtesy: DesertXpress)

DesertXpress Plans Chugging Along

Another hurdle has been cleared for the proposed high-speed rail project linking Las Vegas to Victorville, California.

CBS Las Vegas–07/13/2011


Spirit Starts LAX-LAS Service With $9 Fares

FLORIDA – Spirit Airlines today started five daily non-stop flights between Los Angeles and Las Vegas. To celebrate, Spirit is offering $9 fares (each way based on round trip purchase) available May 5th and May 6th only […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/05/2011


McCarran Traffic Up, Southwest Down

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A new report shows that McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas had an increase in passenger traffic for the third straight month in March compared with a year earlier. Airport data released Friday […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/15/2011


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