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Pine Ridge

article New Bus Arrives on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Promising to Get Students Back to School (8/23/2014)
(South Dakota) -- More than 47 million children are heading back to school across the country this month. But for 600 Lakota students on the remote Pine Ridge Indian...
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Navajo Nation

article Ground broken for final phase of ’491 paving (8/21/2014)
(New Mexico) -- The final stretch of paving for U.S. Highway 491 is officially underway as Navajo Nation and New Mexico officials gathered along the highway to break...
article Navajo Nation seeks to improve all its airports (8/6/2014)
(New Mexico) -- Navajo Nation officials say the tribe’s five airports are ready for some much needed improvements. The Daily Times reported Tuesday that the Navajo...
article Public input sought for tribe's airport system master plan (8/5/2014)
(New Mexico) -- The Navajo Division of Transportation is asking the public to submit their ideas for the future of the tribe's five airports. The transportation...
article Governor announces plans to widen U.S. Highway 491 (3/25/2014)
(New Mexico) -- New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez announced on Tuesday that funding has been secured to expand the remaining 21.8 miles of U.S. Highway 491 from two to...
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Shakopee Mdewakanton

article Private sector to the rescue? (8/21/2014)
(Minnesota) -- As a newly minted think tank fellow seven years ago, I heard Bob Poole, the libertarian Reason Foundation's thoughtful and nonpartisan transportation...
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Grand Canyon Skywalk

article New road makes trip to Grand Canyon Skywalk faster (8/12/2014)
(Arizona) -- Officials from the Hualapai Tribe gathered Tuesday for a ceremonial grand opening of a road that had been a major headache for tourists headed to the Grand...
article Newly paved road shortens, smooths trip to canyon's west rim (8/12/2014)
(Arizona) -- A popular shortcut from Las Vegas to the west rim of the Grand Canyon is now a quicker, smoother trip. With the paving of a nine-mile stretch of Diamond Bar...
article Once the biggest drawback to reaching the Grand Canyon Skywalk, rugged road now paved (8/6/2014)
(Arizona) -- Getting to the Grand Canyon Skywalk used to include a teeth-chattering drive over a washboard road fraught with dips and twists.
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Cherokee Nation

article CN dedicates $2.8M to road improvement project (8/6/2014)
(Oklahoma) -- On July 22, Cherokee Nation as well as Adair and Sequoyah County officials dedicated a $2.8 million road improvement project, which repaired a bridge and...
article Nation to buy CNG transit buses (4/30/2014)
(Oklahoma) -- After receiving a $300,000 Federal Transit Administration grant, the Cherokee Nation is replacing four transit buses with compressed natural gas transit...
article Cherokee Nation transit going green (4/17/2014)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation is going green, replacing more of its aging transit buses with compressed natural gas transit buses thanks to a $300,000 Federal...
article Cherokee Nation Completes Work On $9.5M Delaware County Road Project (1/22/2014)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation announced the completion of a $9.5 million road project in southern Delaware County Wednesday.
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Maryland Gaming

article One vote away from construction phase, MGM casino still faces traffic questions (7/20/2014)
(Maryland) -- By mid-2016, the empty plot of land on a steep bank facing the Potomac River in Oxon Hill will be a bustling entertainment hub with gambling, fine dining,...
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Card Clubs

article Opening of big Citrus Heights casino could bring traffic congestion (7/11/2014)
(California) -- Citrus Heights police warn that the official opening of a large casino on Antelope Road could bring traffic congestion Friday night.
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New York Gaming

article Caesars commits to $20M for Route 17 casino exit (7/1/2014)
(New York) -- Caesars Entertainment has pledged to spend at least $20 million to help reconfigure Route 17's Exit 131 interchange and fund other road improvements...
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Florida Gaming

article Critics deride planned All Aboard Florida train (6/23/2014)
(Florida) -- All Aboard Florida officials won praise throughout the state when they announced plans two years ago to build a passenger-train network that would link...
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Mohegan Sun

article Casinos plan to improve Boston traffic (6/22/2014)
(Massachusetts) -- It would seem that casino operators are attempting to give back to the Boston community with plans of alleviating the city’s traffic with...
article Mohegan Sun, Wynn Resorts Casinos Help Alleviate Boston Area Traffic (6/22/2014)
(Massachusetts) -- Mohegan Sun and Wynn Resorts laid out plans on Friday to help alleviate Boston area traffic created by their proposed casinos. The casino giants are...
article Mohegan's tunnel vision / ‘Ridiculous’ plan would shut I-90 lane for Revere casino (1/8/2014)
(Massachusetts) -- Mohegan Sun has filed “suggestions” to close a Mass Pike lane and force cars into a single lane approaching the Ted Williams Tunnel to...
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Missing Women Crisis

article B.C. Highway of Tears study polls hitchhikers' habits (5/25/2014)
(Canada) -- Hitchhiking season is well underway in northern British Columbia, and that means Prof. Jacqueline Holler regularly drives by people hoping for a lift along...
article Highway of Tears cries out for public shuttle bus (4/23/2014)
(British Columbia) -- Nearly 18 months after Missing Women Commissioner Wally Oppal urged that a public shuttle bus begin running along the notorious Highway of Tears,...
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Ho-Chunk Tribe

article Ho-Chunk Nation looks to derail added rail line (4/29/2014)
(Wisconsin) -- About 5,000 people have been added to the list of those opposing a railroad expansion in La Crosse. The Ho-Chunk Nation Legislature recently passed a...
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Pechanga Casino

article Pechanga Resort, IE511 reduce pollution through rideshare program (4/27/2014)
(California) -- Pechanga Resort and Casino had a lot to celebrate this past Earth Day, as one of their programs effectively cut down on more than 100,000 pounds of...
article New Temecula Parkway interchange, park-and-ride on tap (1/11/2014)
(California) -- The Riverside County Transportation Commission this week approved the city of Temecula’s $12.9 million funding request for the Ultimate Interchange...
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Mining & Drilling

article Oil revenue way up for tribes; money going to roads, other infrastructure (4/23/2014)
(North Dakota) -- In less than one year, the Three Affiliated Tribes have collected $184 million in oil tax revenue, nearly equal to the amount collected during the...
article Rosebud Sioux Tribe Bans Megaloads (4/18/2014)
(South Dakota) -- In Council session yesterday the Rosebud Sioux Tribe passed Resolution 14-116 banning megaloads from entering the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Reservation.
article Groups negotiating to end megaloads lawsuit (4/9/2014)
(Idaho) -- Idaho Rivers United and the Nez Perce Tribe are in mediation with the U.S. Forest Service to end a lawsuit concerning megaloads on U.S. Highway 12 in northern...
article Tribes’ court action could halt megaload (2/13/2014)
(Oregon) -- With the last of three Omega Morgan megaloads poised at the Port of Umatilla, waiting out winter weather before beginning its crawl across the state, several...
article Montana permit problems, weather halt megaload (1/8/2014)
(Montana) -- What, if anything, will a new megaload route wrought in Ravalli County? The first of three giant loads scheduled to roll down U.S. Highway 93 this month...
article Concern Over Safety Grows as More Oil Rides the Rails (1/4/2014)
(Washington D.C.) -- Safety officials have worried for years about hazardous materials carried on trains, but concern has intensified recently as a drilling surge in...
article Feds Call Bakken Crude Volatile as Quinault Warn Against Oil Rail Transport (1/3/2014)
(Washington) -- As federal officials began investigating the safety of moving crude oil by rail in the wake of a massive explosion in North Dakota that engulfed a dozen...
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Sands Corp.

article Sands Casino cracks down on bus riders (4/12/2014)
(Pennsylvania) -- Twice a week for the past four years, David Kravitz has hopped on a bus from Brooklyn for the $45 in free-play money from the Sands, hoping to beat the...
article Asians at Sands Bethlehem casino 'ride bus to live' (3/30/2014)
(Pennsylvania) -- The endless hum of whirling slot machines washes over the food court at the Sands casino in Bethlehem, as Yuli Cui of Flushing, N.Y., reads a Chinese...
article Sands Bethlehem casino bus-hoppers beat odds using free money (3/30/2014)
(Pennsylvania) -- It's 7 a.m. at the Sands casino bus center in south Bethlehem, and Malik Tahir is slumped across a chair when a security guard nudges him awake.
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Seminole Tribe

press release Complimentary Shuttle Service to Seminole Hard Rock Casino™ Part of Experience at Sheraton Tampa East Hotel (4/12/2014)
(Florida) -- Guests of the all-new Sheraton Tampa East can enjoy complimentary scheduled shuttle service to one of Tampa’s most popular destinations, the Seminole...
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Caesars

article Caesars aims charter flights at Montreal market (4/10/2014)
(Atlantic City) -- Caesars Entertainment, Atlantic City’s largest casino operator, will tap the Montreal market for gambling customers by combining hotel packages...
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Eastern Band of Cherokee

article NCDOT awards contract for access route to casino in Cherokee County (4/8/2014)
(North Carolina) -- The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded a contract to build an access road from U.S. 19/74/129 and Regal Road to the Eastern Band of...
article NC DOT to build bridge at casino site (2/19/2014)
(North Carolina) -- The North Carolina transportation department has awarded a contract to build a bridge to the site of a casino under construction in Cherokee County.
article DOT to build bridge to Murphy casino site (2/18/2014)
(North Carolina) -- The state Department of Transportation has awarded a contract to build a bridge to the site of a casino under construction off U.S. 19-23-74 to the...
article County, tribe to seek sidewalk along U.S. 441 in Gateway area (2/4/2014)
(North Carolina) -- Local leaders here and in Cherokee want the state to build sidewalks and add some lights along U.S. 441 after two men were run over by cars and...
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Graton Rancheria

article Traffic routes study calls for upgrades in RP (2/28/2014)
(California) -- Now that the Graton Tribe casino has had several months to settle in on its location on Golf Course Drive West (formerly Wilfred Avenue), Rohnert Park...
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Hopi Nation

article Feasibility study underway for Hopi development along I-40 corridor (2/25/2014)
(Arizona) -- The Hopi Tribe Economic Development Corporation (HTEDC) has completed two phases of a feasibility study for development on Hopi-owned land along the I-40...
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MGM Resorts

article MGM adds 27 charging stations for electric cars (2/13/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Casino giant MGM Resorts International wants you to be able to charge your electric car while you gamble. The company is installing 27 car charging...
article MGM Resorts arena will rely on adjacent properties for parking (2/13/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International, partnering with entertainment company AEG on a 19,500-seat arena project on the Strip, plans to use its existing hotel-casino...
article MGM Resorts adding charging stations for electric vehicles (2/11/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Drivers of electric vehicles will soon find 27 new charging stations at nine MGM Resorts International properties along the Las Vegas Strip.
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Atlantic City suffers decline in vehicle traffic for 2013 (1/29/2014)
(Atlantic City) -- Competition from casinos in surrounding states and the lingering effects of Hurricane Sandy took their toll on Atlantic City's highway and airport...
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Macau Gaming

article Faster Transportation, More Revenue for Macau (1/22/2014)
(Macau) -- The two new transportation links coming to Macau, the gaming center of Asia, are going to make getting gamblers to casinos on the island even easier.
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Massachusetts Gaming

article Traffic concerns over slot parlor plan (12/29/2013)
(Massachusetts) -- The town is entering a regional debate about a proposal for a slot machine parlor in Leominster, raising concerns that the gambling operation —...
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Philadelphia Casino

article Philadelphia casino applicants release more traffic plan details (12/28/2013)
(Philadelphia) -- The five applicants for Philadelphia's second casino license have released new details about how their proposals would affect traffic.
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Other News

article Red Cloud Indian School seeks donations for buses (8/27/2014)
(South Dakota) -- Students at the Red Cloud Indian School are riding to the campus in an old fleet of buses, some of which have traveled almost a quarter-of-a-million...
article Peppermill installs Tesla charging stations (8/26/2014)
(Nevada) -- The Peppermill Resort Spa Casino in Reno has installed two Tesla Connector charging stations for Model S owners.
article OP/ED: Taking a rest on Winnipeg Transit dependent on race? (8/18/2014)
(Winnipeg) -- "Open your eyes!" says a woman's voice from the back of the bus. "Come on, open your eyes." Up until now, I've been snoozing,...
article Huge load, smooth sailing (8/15/2014)
(Idaho) -- A million-pound megaload rolled through Benewah and Kootenai counties in the dark of night without any protests along U.S. 95, a stark difference from earlier...
article New road makes trip to Grand Canyon Skywalk faster (8/14/2014)
(Arizona) -- Officials from the Hualapai Tribe gathered Tuesday for a ceremonial grand opening of a road that had been a major headache for tourists headed to the Grand...
article Acoma Pueblo Hosts Transportation Visions Summit (8/12/2014)
(New Mexico) -- On Friday, Aug. 8, the Pueblo of Acoma hosted the Sharing of Transportation Visions Summit at the Sky City Hotel and Conference Center. The purpose of...
article Comanche Tribe and county team up to repair road (8/12/2014)
(Oklahoma) -- The Comanche Nation and Comanche County have paired up to upgrade an old county road. Seven miles of Meers-Porter Hill Road from State Highway 58 to U.S....
article Casino driver denies Dartmouth woman ride minutes before attack (8/11/2014)
(Nova Scotia) -- A Dartmouth, N.S., woman says she narrowly escaped an attacker in downtown Halifax after being refused a cab ride over the bridge early Friday morning.
article Six-year overhaul of I-5 in Tacoma about to start (8/9/2014)
(Washington) -- As contractors check off the final details on Tacoma’s massive Nalley Valley interchange this month, another even bigger series of freeway...
article County agrees to list roads on tribal transportation plan (8/8/2014)
(Oregon) -- County commissioners moved forward with the Coquille Indian Tribe's proposal to list sections of about 20 county roads on its transportation plan to...
article Las Vegas Monorail celebrates 10-year anniversary (7/26/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Cake, card games and Elvis! That's how the Las Vegas Monorail celebrated its 10 years of service. Since July 15, 2004, the monorail has transported...
article Modoc Tribe Wants to Fix Damaged Roads (7/26/2014)
(Oklahoma) -- This would improve the roads in and around the Stables Casino, from Steve Owens Blvd. to 7th Avenue and the three roads between G and H street.
article Casino Tour Buses Draw Ire of Koreatown, Pico Union Residents (7/25/2014)
(California) -- Community leaders in two Los Angeles neighborhoods demanded that the city do something about tour buses that have for years been picking up and dropping...
article U.S. Highway 101 speed limit to be lowered to 45 mph as it passes through Blyn (7/24/2014)
(Washington) -- The speed limit is coming down on U.S. Highway 101 through Blyn. The state Department of Transportation announced Thursday that the limit will be lowered...
article Air service could be key to South Mississippi casino, tourism market (7/19/2014)
(Mississippi) -- The precipitous plunge in North Mississippi's casino traffic has renewed calls for low-cost air service through the Gulfport-Biloxi airport as a...
article Sigh, Another Vegas Taxi Scam To Look Out For (7/17/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- By now, most Vegas visitors have been clued in to the long-hauling game. A simple “no tunnel” as you enter your cab can ensure that your ride...
article Coquille Indian Tribe's county roads proposal on hold (7/3/2014)
(Washington) -- All three county commissioners took a step back Tuesday, citing potential conflicts of interest with a Coquille Indian Tribe proposal.
article Donor's bucks help a suburban highway jump the queue (6/28/2014)
(Minnesota) -- The future of transportation improvements may be emerging on a short stretch of highway in Scott County. And it’s a future some will find as...
article Tribe adds Stilwell-to-West Siloam Springs transit route (6/18/2014)
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation Transit recently added a Stilwell-to-West Siloam Springs route to the KI BOIS Area Transit System for CN employees and citizens to ride at...
article Business leaders make push for international charter flights to Atlantic City (6/13/2014)
(Atlantic City) -- Is charter air service from Europe to Atlantic City realistic or simply flights of fancy? Representatives of the casino industry, the business...

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