The essential Las Vegas experience is driving down the Strip with the top down, but one day those neon lights and glittering signs might woosh pass the windows of a light rail train.
The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada unveiled an ambitious transportation plan that adds pedestrian bridges, builds more monorail stops and widens sidewalks to a city that has, over the years, become clogged with traffic congestion. The boldest part of the plan involves a light rail connecting the airport to downtown. The plan states that Las Vegas is increasingly competing with destinations that already have robust transportation services, including mass-transit connections between airports and city centres. With a $95 million tourism economy, the transportation infrastructure would be a worthy investment, according to the planners. Read more: travelpulse.com