Transportation Issues

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Oct 5, 2018 In The News
These critical reforms will help communities become more resilient and better prepared to deal with the impacts of global climate change.
Oct 4, 2018 In The News
A $90 billion, five-year reauthorization of the nation’s aviation programs is expected to help bring more visitors to Nevada and boost the state’s economy, especially in Southern Nevada, travel industry advocates and experts said.
Sep 26, 2018 Press Release
September 26, 2018
With record numbers of travelers visiting Southern Nevada via McCarran Airport, ensuring our aviation system remains safe and efficient is a top priority.
Sep 13, 2018 Press Release
September 13, 2018
GSA IG report found GSA intentionally misled Congress about costs and White House influence
Aug 16, 2018 In The News
The interstate is the first step in linking Las Vegas to Phoenix, and it’s set to eventually stretch from Mexico to Canada.
Aug 10, 2018 In The News

A carved section of the Eldorado Mountains gave way to a picturesque view of Lake Mead from the scenic overlook on Interstate 11, where transportation officials and local politicians gathered Thursday to open the nation’s newest freeway.

With the initial 15-mile stretch of highway completed, officials took a moment to look farther down the road into the future of I-11 as a potential link to Phoenix and, perhaps, grow into an international trade route that someday will connect with Mexico and Canada. 

Jul 31, 2018 In The News

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — Las Vegas is a tourist town.

Finding ways to get those tourists in is the engine that drives our biggest economy.

The No. 1 money maker is getting international visitors to Las Vegas as quickly as possible, so news that a new flight, direct from Brazil, was celebrated by many. Last month, international arrivals were nearly 324,000 fliers, up 5.2 percent from June of 2017.

But getting that flight to touch down every day isn't that easy.

Customs staffing is becoming a big hurdle.

Jul 27, 2018 In The News
Saying that 500 jobs in the tourism industry are at stake, the Nevada congressional delegation has sent a letter to urge the United States Customs and Border Protection to immediately address a staffing shortage at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada that threatens Nevada's tourism economy.
Jul 20, 2018 In The News
“I-11 is moving forward,” Titus said. “They are doing environmental studies in Arizona. They have to pick a route. Until they have a route, there’s nothing I can sell to try to get money for.”
Apr 27, 2018 Press Release
April 27, 2018
This five year bill contains a number of wins for Nevada on UAS, our airports, and for the safety of our aviation workers and travelers.