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Las Vegas Gaming

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...
article Las Vegas airport passenger traffic up 1.8 percent in February (3/26/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas’ airport passenger count remains ahead of schedule through the first two months of 2019. McCarran International Airport saw 3.63 million...
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...
8 Total Articles on this Issue

Wynn 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...
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...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

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

Snoqualmie Tribe

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...
1 Article 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....
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
2 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...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

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...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

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...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

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...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

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...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

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)...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

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.
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....

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