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Mining & Drilling

article Nevada tribes join opposition to plutonium shipments (3/25/2019)
(Nevada) -- Thirteen Nevada Indian tribes have joined the chorus of opposition to secret plutonium shipments to the state last year. Tribal leaders sent letters to...
article Nevada, Utah tribes join protest against plutonium shipments (3/25/2019)
(Nevada) -- Thirteen tribes in Nevada and western Utah are urging President Donald Trump and Energy Secretary Rick Perry to suspend any shipments of weapons-grade...
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Wynn Boston Harbor

article Encore Boston Harbor to have ‘robust’ water taxi system to casino, daily shuttle services to 2 MBTA stops (3/25/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- As Encore Boston Harbor gears up for a grand opening in June, the casino and resort announced a new transportation system that includes daily shuttle...
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Muscogee Creek

article 'It needs to make sense': Muscogee (Creek) Nation chief says decision on Arkansas River toll bridge should come by end of year (3/20/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Muscogee (Creek) Nation Principal Chief James Floyd said Wednesday the tribe should know by the end of the year whether it will construct a toll bridge...
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Busing

article 13 hurt in Miss. bus crash near La. line: report (3/16/2019)
(Mississippi) -- Thirteen people were injured Friday afternoon (March 15) when a bus crashed along Interstate 10 eastbound in Mississippi, just beyond the Louisiana...
article New lawsuit filed against bus company and casino in deadly Mississippi bus crash (12/10/2018)
(Alabama) -- A third lawsuit has been filed against Teague VIP Express bus company in the deadly Mississippi bus crash that killed two Huntsville women and injured 44...
article Report: Driver fatigue contributed to deadly Texas bus crash (12/8/2018)
(Texas) -- A bus driver with “acute sleep deficit” failed to stay in his lane and caused his vehicle to careen out of control, resulting in a wreck that...
article MGM Springfield Further Angers Connecticut Tribes With Door-to-Door Bus Service to Neighboring State (12/7/2018)
(Connecticut) -- MGM Springfield is adding fuel to an already blazing fire between the Massachusetts casino and its Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun competitors in neighboring...
article MGM bus service making CT stops (12/7/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- MGM Springfield is upping the ante to coax Connecticut residents to its new $960 million casino and entertainment complex through a weekday round-trip...
article 2 dead, more than 40 injured after casino-bound tour bus overturns on icy road in Mississippi (11/14/2018)
(Mississippi) -- A tour bus traveling along an icy highway in northern Mississippi overturned Wednesday afternoon, killing two people and injuring 44 others in what...
article Tour bus crash in DeSoto County kills 2, injures 44 (11/14/2018)
(Mississippi) -- Two people were killed and several were injured when a tour bus with 45 passengers flipped on its side in DeSoto County on I-269 at Route 78 around 12:...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Fourth Macau-Taipa bridge to be completed in 2025 (3/8/2019)
(Macau) -- Macau’s fourth bridge, connecting the peninsula to the island of Taipa, is expected to be completed by the end of 2025, according to the schedule of the...
article China’s enormous new bridge is giving Macau’s casino scene a second golden age (2/1/2019)
(Macau) -- One of the world’s most ambitious construction projects is giving a city in Asia, renowned for its bustling casino culture, a Now that Macau is...
article Macau’s Civil Aviation Authority approves 198 additional flights for Chinese New Year (1/30/2019)
(Macau) -- Macau’s Civil Aviation Authority (AACM) has approved 198 extra commercial and charter flights to and from Macau Airport for next week’s Chinese...
article A casino giant says the new world's longest sea bridge is a 'game-changer' for its China business (1/24/2019)
(Macau) -- Casino giant Las Vegas Sands says the recent opening of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, the world's longest sea bridge, is going to be a big boost for its...
article Lightrail between Taipa and Cotai to launch this year (1/9/2019)
(Macau) -- A new light rail transit (LRT) system being constructed in Macau is underway. The city’s government announced yesterday that the section connecting...
article New HKZM bridge drives up visits to Macau (12/26/2018)
(Macau) -- The first full month of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau (HKZM) bridge being opened saw a 15.3% year-on-year increase in visitor arrivals to Macau. The Macau...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Elon Musk Envisions Underground Transportation Network for Las Vegas Convention Center (3/7/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Elon Musk could soon receive a contract worth as much as $55 million to build an underground transportation network below the Las Vegas Convention Center.
article Elon Musk’s Boring Company Is Coming to Las Vegas (3/7/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- News emerged Wednesday that the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has recommended that an Elon Musk-backed enterprise be awarded a contract to...
article Las Vegas wants Elon Musk's Boring Company to build a high-speed people mover under its convention center (3/6/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Entrepreneur Elon Musk's dream of an express tunnel transit system could finally become a reality in Las Vegas after major setbacks in other cities....
article Monorail extension delay continues, unlikely to be ready before Las Vegas Stadium opens (2/11/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- It was supposed to start in June 2018. The Las Vegas Monorail runs from the SLS to the MGM Grand — in 2017, it hauled 4.8 million people across the...
article Las Vegas Monorail could be getting new stop for MSG Sphere (12/5/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas Monorail could get a new stop when the MSG Sphere opens. Clark County Commissioners were going to discuss a new stop Tuesday but postponed...
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Nez Perce Tribe

article Finding solutions for the deadly intersection near Clearwater Casino (3/6/2019)
(Idaho) -- Nez Perce Tribal officials and Idaho Transportation Department are still working to find a solution to a strip of highway known for its deadly intersection at...
article Casino Interchange Gets New Website (3/4/2019)
(Idaho) -- There’s a new website to keep drivers updated on what’s happening to the highway near the Casino. The Idaho Transportation Department and the Nez...
article Report: Interchange is casino’s best bet (3/4/2019)
(Idaho) -- A joint safety audit of a dangerous intersection at the Clearwater Casino and Lodge advises what has been known for some time: an interchange is the best...
article Nez Perce Tribe awarded $300,000 grant from Uncle Sam to buy buses (2/19/2019)
(Idaho) -- The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $300,000 to the Nez Perce Tribe to purchase public transportation buses. The federal grant is part of a $5...
article Casino Intersection Fix Coming Next Winter (12/14/2018)
(Idaho) -- The Idaho Transportation Department is creating a team to do a road safety audit on highway 95 at the Aht’wy Plaza near the Clearwater River Casino. The...
article Hatwai Plaza intersection safety a top priority for Nez Perce Tribe (12/14/2018)
(Idaho) -- The intersection to the Hatwai Plaza along Highway 95 near the Clearwater River Casino. It's known for being one of the most dangerous stretches of...
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Cherokee Nation

article Nissan electric vehicle rebate available to Cherokee Nation citizens, employees (3/1/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation and Nissan USA representatives announced a limited time rebate for Cherokee Nation citizens and employees purchasing a Nissan LEAF. The...
article Cherokee Nation Receives $281,000 Grant to Add Five New Transit Vans (2/19/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation is receiving a $281,250 grant from the Federal Transit Administration for five new transit vehicles that will replace older vans and...
article Cherokee Nation receives $281,000 grant to add five new transit vans (2/18/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation is receiving a $281,250 grant from the Federal Transit Administration for five new transit vehicles that will replace older vans and...
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First Nations

article Arctic airlines say Competition Bureau recommendations show southern 'ignorance' (2/26/2019)
(North Canada) -- The Competition Bureau says if two Arctic airlines — Canadian North and First Air — merge, it's likely that prices would increase,...
article Indigenous nations on both sides of border unite to oppose expansion of Delta port (1/31/2019)
(British Columbia) -- The Lummi Nation is calling for a moratorium on additional ships entering the port at Delta, B.C., out of concern for marine life in the Salish Sea...
article Sacred Wolf Friendship Centre makes facility more accessible for First Nations with bus service in Port Hardy (1/26/2019)
(British Columbia) -- A Port Hardy-based First Nation’s society hopes to offer easily accessible programs by launching a bus service, which Indigenous persons...
article 'In for the long haul': First Nation hops aboard Thompson bus line to better service north (1/22/2019)
(Manitoba) -- A Manitoba First Nation and northern bus line are joining forces to help bring better access to transportation service for remote communities in the wake...
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Chumash Tribe

article Santa Ynez Valley residents tour highway problem points for traffic study (2/22/2019)
(California) -- About 50 Santa Ynez Valley residents boarded a Chumash Casino bus for a tour along the Valley’s three main highways to identify problem areas and...
article Santa Ynez Valley residents tour highway problem points for traffic study (2/22/2019)
(California) -- About 50 Santa Ynez Valley residents boarded a Chumash Casino Resort bus for a tour along the Valley’s three main highways to identify problem...
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Arkansas Gaming

article Arkansas Senate approves funding plan for state’s highways (2/21/2019)
(Arkansas) -- The Arkansas Senate on Thursday approved a proposal to raise fuel taxes and tap into expected casino revenue for state highways, advancing the first part...
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Massachusetts Gaming

article State to fund redesign of Route 1 in preparation for new casino traffic (2/21/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- A redesign of Route 1 is in its preliminary stages as the state Gaming Commission anticipates there will be an increase in traffic with the opening of...
article Casino Mitigation Funds Sought For 'The Loop' Bus Service (2/16/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts casino regulators are being asked to help fund the expansion of a free bus service linking the MGM Springfield casino with the city...
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Spokane Tribe

article How long should the Spokane Tribe have to wait to be able to vote on the Spokane Regional Transportation Council? (2/5/2019)
(Washington) -- Almost four years ago, Rudy Peone — then chairman of the Spokane Tribe — sent a letter to the Spokane Regional Transportation Council (SRTC)...
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Marijuana & Hemp

article Farm Bill says hemp gets a pass on interstate commerce, despite county official claims (2/4/2019)
(Idaho) -- The federal Farm Bill forbids states from preventing the transportation of hemp, and a Colorado company that wants its seized shipment back from Idaho is...
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Muckleshoot Tribe

article Tribe, WSDOT and city of Auburn to hold open house on SR 164 project (1/24/2019)
(Washington) -- State Route 164 provides primary access to the growing areas of east Auburn, the Muckleshoot Indian Reservation, the city of Enumclaw and recreational...
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Florida Gaming

article Poor maintenance blamed for Florida casino shuttle boat fire (12/26/2018)
(Florida) -- A casino shuttle boat fire that killed one woman and injured 14 other people off Florida’s Gulf Coast was caused by poor maintenance and the captain...
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MGM Springfield

article MGM offering round-trip buses from Connecticut to Springfield casino (12/6/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- MGM Resorts International is enticing Connecticut gamblers to check out its new $960 million Springfield casino with weekday, round-trip buses from...
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Pechanga Casino

article City, partners dedicate Temecula Parkway Interchange Expansion project (12/1/2018)
(California) -- The City of Temecula celebrated nearing completion on the Temecula Parkway Interchange Expansion with a dedication ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 26. Since...
article Love: New Temecula Parkway-15 Freeway interchange helping already (11/24/2018)
(California) -- The new Temecula Parkway-15 Freeway interchange is doing what you’d expect — making it easier to get on and off the freeway. Anybody who...
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Mississippi Gaming

article 2 dead, more than 40 injured after casino-bound tour bus overturns on icy road in Mississippi (11/16/2018)
(Mississippi) -- A tour bus traveling along an icy highway in northern Mississippi overturned Wednesday afternoon, killing two people and injuring 44 others in what...
1 Article on this Issue

Canadian Land Issues

article Tlicho, federal, N.W.T. gov'ts agree to conditions for all-season road to Whati (11/1/2018)
(Northwest Territories) -- An all-season road to the fly-in community of Whati, N.W.T. is one step closer to getting built. The Tlicho, federal and territorial...
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British Columbia Gaming

article Richmond Commuters Want Free Parkade Back (10/31/2018)
(British Columbia) -- A Richmond community member and daily commuter has dedicated herself to trying to convince River Rock Casino to re-open a parking lot that was...
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Other News

press release Casino Parking is a Sure Thing with an INDECT Parking Guidance System (3/15/2019)
(Worldwide) -- INDECT has successfully installed their world-class parking guidance system in 17 major casinos/resorts across the USA with another currently under...
article The Alaska Roadless Rule decision is moving along. Some tribal governments say it’s moving too fast. (3/14/2019)
(Alaska) -- The U.S. Forest Service quietly hit another milestone in its ongoing efforts to consider building new roads in the Tongass National Forest. Last month, it...
article FTA announces grants to improve public transportation on tribal lands (2/18/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. DOT’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced $5 million in grants to American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments...
article Construction of Tlicho all-season road to begin this fall (2/14/2019)
(Northwest Territories) -- Work on the Tlicho all-season road to Whati will begin this fall and is expected to be completed by 2022. The Government of the Northwest...
article Fond-du-Lac airport to get $12M in federal funds to upgrade runway, lighting system (2/14/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- The Fond-du-Lac Airport in northern Saskatchewan is getting $12 million in federal funding to fix it's runway and lighting system.
article Alaska tribes to get $1.8M for transit projects (2/13/2019)
(Alaska) -- Some Alaska Native tribal organizations are set to receive nearly $1.8 million for transit projects from the Federal Transit Administration. It’s part...
article Inuit making recommendations on Arctic shipping routes (2/6/2019)
(North Canada) -- For the first time, Inuit communities are making recommendations to the federal government about how they want ships to move through their waters,...
article Sask. rejected Ottawa's offer to cost-share subsidized bus routes once operated by Greyhound (2/6/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- Saskatchewan politicians snubbed the federal government's offer to help replace Western Canadian bus routes abandoned by Greyhound Canada in 2018....
article Ice road along Kuskokwim River a ‘blessing’ for villages (1/27/2019)
(Alaska) -- Village residents are once again creating the ice road along the Kuskokwim River after extending it more than 250 miles last year in an unprecedented feat...
article This is what thousands of years of Denver traffic looks like (12/20/2018)
(Colorado) -- In the late ’90s, Glenn Scott, a former U.S. Geologic Survey employee and Colorado Scientific Society president, was retired and pursuing one of his...
article MSG Sphere will have Las Vegas Monorail station (12/20/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- The Clark County Commission on Wednesday approved the construction of a Las Vegas Monorail station at the MSG Sphere at The Venetian arena project.
article The most popular Uber drop-off spot in 49 states: Stadiums, casinos and bars (12/17/2018)
(USA) -- Ride-sharing has become increasingly popular for travelers, as evidenced by recent data showing that Uber is the most expensed brand overall for business...
article Man facing DUI for crash that killed casino dealer accused of speeding, running red light (11/2/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- The man accused of DUI in the crash that killed a local casino dealer stood before a Las Vegas Justice Court judge Friday for the first time following his...
article Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge passes first real test as it opens to Pearl River Delta traffic (10/24/2018)
(Macau) -- The newly opened mega bridge linking Hong Kong with Zhuhai and Macau passed it first real test on Wednesday as hundreds of vehicles began plying the 55km...
article Wasaya Airways partners with Bearskin Airlines for direct flights to Winnipeg from Sioux Lookout (10/18/2018)
(Ontario) -- Residents in northwestern Ontario will soon be able to fly directly from Sioux Lookout, Ont. to Winnipeg starting on Monday, October 22. Officials from...
article Potholes on James Bay Highway inspire Cree singer to write blues tune (10/10/2018)
(Quebec) -- For Manuan Lafond, singing the blues about the James Bay Highway in Quebec just feels right. The 36-year-old singer, whose mother was Cree and father is...
article ADOT partnership helps tribal members launch construction careers (10/4/2018)
(Arizona) -- With the Arizona Department of Transportation covering the cost of training and providing safety gear for participants, dozens of members of the Yavapai-...
article The Latest: 1 dead after sink hole opens on Arizona highway (10/4/2018)
(Arizona) -- A flash flood warning remains in effect for a small Native American community in a remote area of the southern Arizona desert where authorities say an...
article XpressWest acquisition renews hope for area high-speed rail (9/22/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Last week, Brightline, a privately owned and operated intercity passenger rail system serving South Florida, acquired XpressWest — the private...
article Passenger rail project between Southern California and Las Vegas has a new backer (9/18/2018)
(California) -- A longstanding plan to build a passenger rail system between Southern California and Las Vegas has a new financial backer, a company operating a...

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