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Genting

article Miami-Dade’s monorail proposal could be a game changer (7/6/2019)
(Florida) -- Miami-Dade County has been angling to build a connector between Miami Beach and downtown Miami for decades, and it could start inching closer to reality as...
article Casino giant Genting and Chinese firm propose monorail linking Miami with Miami Beach (6/28/2019)
(Florida) -- The casino company with plans for a Miami resort has partnered with a Chinese company to pursue a tax-funded contract to build a monorail system between...
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Florida Gaming

article Miami Beach mayor to county: My city doesn’t want a monorail linked to a casino (7/5/2019)
(Florida) -- Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber chided Miami-Dade leaders on Wednesday for a rushed vote on a two-month-old proposal by casino giant Genting to start a county...
1 Article on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Nearly 5mln trips via Macau airport in 1H 2019 (7/5/2019)
(Macau) -- There were 4.72 million passenger trips via Macau International Airport in the first six months of 2019, a tally up 18 percent when compared to the same...
article New Macau-Zhuhai frontier by 2020, LRT part open Dec: govt (7/5/2019)
(Macau) -- The Macau government expects a new 24-hour border checkpoint – linking the northern district of the city to Zhuhai in mainland China’s Guangdong...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Mining & Drilling

article Here's why the pristine blue waters of a northern B.C. river are running neon orange (7/2/2019)
(British Columbia) -- This week, a northern B.C. First Nation will turn the bright blue waters of the Skeena River a neon orange-yellow. The idea is to simulate a...
1 Article on this Issue

Snoqualmie Tribe

article Snoqualmie Casino Launches Employee Shuttle Following Tragic Accident (6/27/2019)
(Washington) -- Snoqualmie Casino recently launched a free employee shuttle to provide its employees with a safer commute across a dangerous section of State Route 18 (...
article Snoqualmie Casino launches new commuter shuttle for employees (6/10/2019)
(Washington) -- Snoqualmie Casino has launched a new, free employee shuttle to provide a "safer ride" across the dangerous seven-mile stretch of SR-18 between...
article Deadly crash on SR18 prompts new shuttle service for Snoqualmie Casino employees (6/9/2019)
(Washington) -- Deadly crashes along a 7-mile stretch of State Route 18 has prompted a new shuttle service for Snoqualmie Casino employees. The employee shuttle service...
article Snoqualmie Casino launches SR 18 commuter shuttle to transport employees safely on dangerous highway (6/9/2019)
(Washington) -- Continuing its effort to promote safety along SR 18, Snoqualmie Casino will launch a free employee commuter shuttle on June 10th, providing its employees...
article Snoqualmie Casino to launch employee shuttle on SR 18 (6/9/2019)
(Washington) -- The Snoqualmie Casino will begin offering a shuttle for its employees starting Monday. The shuttle is part of the casino's plan to provide its...
article Snoqualmie Indian Tribe celebrate approved SR 18 funding (5/26/2019)
(Washington) -- Washington legislators recently finalized the transportation budget, allocating $26.9 million towards state Route 18 improvements and causing celebration...
article Snoqualmie Casino, Tribe celebrate Legislative progress on road widening over dangerous Tiger Mountain (5/10/2019)
(Washington) -- Via press release the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe said it is celebrating the conclusion of its successful advocacy effort to expedite the completion of...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Busing

article Bus traveling from casino to Fargo crashes in I-29 construction zone (6/26/2019)
(North Dakota) -- A bus with 30 people on board, en route from the Dakota Magic Casino near Hankinson to Fargo, hit crash barrels as it was exiting a construction zone...
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Indiana Gaming

article Work to fix road leading to southern Indiana casino delayed again (6/25/2019)
(Indiana) -- The project to fix the crumbling road to Horseshoe Casino has been delayed again. Crews were supposed to start work Monday on State Road 111. The Indiana...
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Wynn Boston Harbor

article Encore Casino Traffic Concerns Linger After Successful First Days (6/25/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Everett Police remained in front of Encore Boston Harbor Monday to make sure everything ran as smoothly on day two as it did on opening day. Several...
article VIDEO: Encore says it has 'thrown everything' at traffic concerns (6/25/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Casino and city officials are urging the use of premium water taxis, public transit and shuttles from the Orange Line.
article Riding the water shuttle to Encore: Watch video of one-of-a-kind views through Boston Harbor (6/23/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- A small luxury boat joined the large fishing vessels docked at Boston’s World Trade Center on Sunday morning. The boat with “Encore...
article MassDOT warns of Encore Boston Harbor opening with signs some call ‘unnecessary ads’ (6/20/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The MassDOT road sign message boards — usually used to warn of winter storms and road closures — tell drivers “Encore opens June 23...
article The Encore casino has placed a multimillion-dollar bet to get people out of cars (6/20/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The Orange Line has never looked so glamorous (or clean) as it does in the slick ads for Encore Boston Harbor. “Arrive relaxed,” reads the...
article T notes: State preps for 100,000 visitors to casino on Sunday (6/18/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The State's Highway Administrator says he is preparing for 100,000 people to show up for this Sunday’s opening of the Encore Boston Harbor...
article Encore Boston Harbor wants gamblers to leave cars at home, use public transportation (6/14/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- With the opening date for Encore Boston Harbor drawing near, casino operators are urging gamblers to leave their cars at home and instead use public...
article Gamblers heading to new Encore Boston Harbor casino being urged to use mass transit (6/14/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- With fewer than 3,000 parking spots inside the new Encore Boston Harbor casino in Everett, managers say they're counting on many gamblers getting...
article VIDEO: Mayor: Take public transportation to new casino (6/13/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- New details are being released about the opening of Massachusetts' newest casino.
article Wynn has plan for traffic, but yachts could be problem (6/12/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- ENCORE BOSTON HARBOR, which won approval Wednesday to open for testing next week, is plunking down big bucks to try to avoid exacerbating the region...
article Council Hears Encore’s Long-Awaited Transportation Plan (6/7/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- On Tuesday, May 28, the Council held a special meeting to hear a presentation by John Tocco, executive director Of Government Affairs and Community...
article Encore Boston ‘In Good Spot’ for Opening Day (6/7/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- As gambling regulators comb through all aspects of the Encore Boston Harbor resort casino ahead of its planned opening later this month, the executive...
article Getting to Encore Boston Harbor: By boat, train, car and bus, here are all the ways to get to Massachusetts’ new 5-star casino and resort (6/6/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- When Wynn Resorts secured the sole Boston-area casino license, it took on the steep challenge of building a five-star resort in one of the oldest,...
article New casino leasing parking spots from popular commuter garage (6/5/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Commuters in Medford may be out of luck when it comes to finding a parking spot as a result of the new casino set to open in late June. According to...
article Medford Commuters Lose 700 Spots To New Casino: Report (6/4/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- A Medford parking garage near Wellington Station will soon have 700 fewer spots for commuters, according to the Boston Herald. The Encore Boston...
article Casino gobbles up coveted parking spots in Medford (6/3/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Commuters at a popular Medford parking garage near Wellington Station are out of luck after being told the soon-to-open Encore Boston Harbor casino is...
article Traffic Update Planning for Encore: Traffic Plans, Timing Will Hopefully Help Ease Rush (5/31/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- There’s no painting it any other way – there’s going to be major traffic on the June 23 opening day of the Encore Boston Harbor...
article New Encore Boston Harbor Casino to feature ferry transportation (5/13/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- As Wynn Resorts works closer to the planned opening of the Encore Boston Harbor casino in late June, it has now been discovered that the property will...
article Casino will bring new ferry service between Boston waterfront and Everett (5/8/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The Alford Street Bridge between Charlestown and Everett will probably be clogged with cars when Encore Boston Harbor at last opens in June. So you...
article Encore Boston Harbor Files for Permits to Build Critical Pedestrian/Cycle Bridge (5/3/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The Encore Boston Harbor team has filed with state environmental regulators (known as MEPA) in order to begin permitting of the $32 million pedestrian...
20 Total Articles on this Issue

Cherokee Nation

article Cherokee Nation Contributes $7.7M to Sequoyah County Road Project (6/18/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation is partnering with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation and Sequoyah County to continue improvements to Dwight Mission Road.
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Cheyenne River Sioux

article Sioux tribe forces semi truck off of reservation (6/15/2019)
(South Dakota) -- Sioux tribal police forced a truck driver off of a South Dakota reservation after accusing him of illegally hauling materials for the Keystone XL...
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Hard Rock

article Portion of Third Street to close for parking ramp construction (6/14/2019)
(Iowa) -- A portion of Third Street will close Tuesday so that a contractor can complete work on a parking ramp that will connect to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and...
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Spokane Tribe

article Spokane Tribe will get a voice in transportation planning, a move that sparked controversy among Spokane officials (6/12/2019)
(Washington) -- A new law tying state transportation funds to the inclusion of tribes on local transportation planning boards has its origins with the Spokane Tribe of...
1 Article on this Issue

First Nations

press release Province Reignites Talks With First Nations on Ownership of Northern Airports (6/11/2019)
(Manitoba) -- The Province of Manitoba announced today that discussions with First Nations regarding the transfer of ownership of northern airports have resumed with the...
article Saskatchewan First Nations want road project stopped after rare artifact discovery (6/5/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- Sheldon Wuttunee says he felt connected to his ancestors when he held an ancient Indigenous artifact in his hands for the first time Wednesday. The...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Land Issues

article Tribe calls meeting on 'life-threatening' road conditions (5/29/2019)
(Utah) -- The Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation Business Council has called a public meeting for June 1 to address what they described as “hazardous...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Las Vegas Tourism Board Backs $49 Million Elon Musk Transit System (5/23/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- A company backed by tech billionaire Elon Musk has been granted a nearly $49 million contract to build a transit system using self-driving vehicles...
article LVCVA on the verge of betting big with underground transit system (5/17/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is on the verge of placing one of the biggest bets in its history. It’s the futures bet of all...
article Survey: Fewer locals avoiding Las Vegas Strip due to parking fees (5/17/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas resident Chad Carter refuses to pay for parking on the Strip. “Before the fees were instated, I would drop in to MGM Grand, Bellagio,...
article Richard Branson seeking tie-ins to LV hotel, planned train (4/14/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Richard Branson, whose Virgin Group brand is expected to have a growing presence in Las Vegas next year, hopes to leverage the presence of his...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article NJ Transit rail service resumes in Atlantic City, Princeton (5/12/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Rail service to Atlantic City and Princeton resumed Sunday, more than six months after NJ Transit shut down the lines to deal with personnel and...
article Atlantic City gamblers upset with Greyhound’s casino bus change (4/5/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Casino commuters on Greyhound’s Lucky Streak bus line are confused and frustrated over a new ticket policy implemented this month. The bus...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Pine Ridge

article OP/ED: FDOT holding Pine Ridge hostage (4/19/2019)
(South Dakota) -- The residents of Pine Ridge have been held hostage to the Suncoast Parkway extension by FDOT and more recently the county for approximately. 20 years....
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Gila River

article Gila River leader says feds’ inattention to roads drives other problems (4/3/2019)
(Arizona) -- To the list of issues affecting education, Gila River Indian Community Gov. Stephen Roe Lewis would add a new problem: deteriorating roads. Of the web of...
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Other News

article 'Transportation desert': It's tough to be without a car on the Far South and Southeast sides. Residents are looking for answers. (6/17/2019)
(Illinois) -- Chicago’s Far South and Southeast sides have a lot going for them — the Pullman National Monument, an international port, Big Marsh Bike Park...
article Have quad, will travel: Fort Smith elders get custom shuttle service (6/8/2019)
(Northwest Territories) -- Staying mobile and getting around your community as an elder can be difficult, unless of course you have access to an all-terrain vehicle....
article ‘This road is just the beginning’: Isolated First Nation celebrates Freedom Road (6/3/2019)
(Ontario) -- For the first time in his life, Chief Erwin Redsky won’t have to fight for each small stone that lies along the 24-kilometre road that connects his...
article In Indian Country, potholes can be a bump in the road to an education (5/15/2019)
(Washington) -- Classrooms at Keams Canyon Elementary School are noticeably emptier during the winter and monsoon months. That’s when Principal Gary Polacca says...
article Lake County, tribes at odds over access to construction site (5/15/2019)
(Montana) -- When Lori Lundeen arrived at her property here earlier this week, she found her path blocked. In April, Lundeen broke ground for a 60-lot RV park...
article Sioux Lookout pushes for 'Sault-to-Sioux' access to Ring of Fire (5/14/2019)
(Ontario) -- A northwestern Ontario town, looking to get a piece of the Ring of Fire action, continues to call for the revival of an east-west access road.
article U.S. 93 can be deadly for grizzlies (5/1/2019)
(Idaho) -- Grizzly bears sometimes leave the Mission Mountains and cross U.S. 93 along a roughly 13-mile stretch of the highway north of St. Ignatius. They tend to...
article Work begins on traffic light at Yosemite Junction (4/30/2019)
(California) -- Construction is expected to begin as soon as Wednesday on a new traffic light west of Jamestown at Highway 108 and Highway 120, known as Yosemite...
article ADOT, Tribes Launch Forum on Transportation Issues (4/23/2019)
(Arizona) -- To strengthen working relationships with American Indian tribes, who are key stakeholders in the state highway system, the Arizona Department of...
article ADOT, Tribes Launch Forum on Transportation Issues (4/23/2019)
(Arizona) -- To strengthen working relationships with American Indian tribes, who are key stakeholders in the state highway system, the Arizona Department of...
article Idaho National Guard Lends a Helping Hand to Nearby Tribes (4/16/2019)
(Idaho) -- Situated about 150 miles south of Boise’s Gowen Field and spanning more than 500 square miles along the Idaho-Nevada border is the Duck Valley Indian...
article Seattle Councilmember Juarez (Blackfeet Nation) Statement on Sound Transit Board Nomination (4/15/2019)
(Washington) -- Councilmember Debora Juarez (District 5, North Seattle), Chair of the Council’s Civic Assets, Public Development and Native Communities Committee,...
article WSDOT lays out roundabout plan for Highway 305 (4/12/2019)
(Washington) -- The latest look at the preliminary plans to construct a series of roundabouts and other traffic improvements along the Highway 305 corridor between...
article Monacan Tribe raising money to help elders fix rough driveway (4/3/2019)
(Virginia) -- The Monacan Indian Tribe said one of their families is in desperate need of help. Mother Nature -- has made the Branham's driveway almost impassable.
article Senate Committee on Indian Affairs sets hearing on reservation roads (4/2/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is exercising oversight in a tricky area of federal policy where tribes have clashed with the Trump...
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.

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