Unlocking local gridlock requires public will and planning

Cashman, Tim
October 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);10/27/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 43, p27
The author reflects on the traffic and gridlock in Las Vegas, Nevada which threatens to affect the city's prosperity in 2008. The state Department of Transportation is expecting that the highway funding shortfall in Las Vegas will be $5 billion over the next ten years. He believes that alternatives like public-private partnerships can be a part of the solution but will never be an effective one when dealing with such congestion which affects the long--term economy and the quality of life.


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