Go Anywhere From Here: Nevada’s Transportation System

Making transportation plans a community effort led to collaboration between stakeholders in transportation groups concerned with moving people.

When Tina Quigley became general manager of the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) she and her team went promptly to talk with officials in metropolitan areas where they’ve created transportation plans that were both funded and built, and had community support behind them. The common message from leaders in those communities was that… [More…]

Transportation at a Crossroads

From the daily commute to a weekend bike ride or road trip, and from the goods trucked to local stores to Nevada’s overall economic vitality, transportation impacts everyone. A look into Nevada’s transportation past and a glimpse at the transportation innovations of the future illustrates how important transportation is. As the fastest growing state for… [More…]

Nevada Women’s Philanthropy Grants $350,000 to Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth

LAS VEGAS – Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) is pleased to announce that Nevada Women’s Philanthropy has elected to award its annual Impact Grant to NPHY in the amount of $350,000, for the expansion of NPHY’s William Fry Youth Drop-In Center on Shirley Street in Las Vegas. NPHY is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing assistance and resources to… [More…]

The Green Light: Transportation in Nevada

Transportation in Nevada

There remains a good degree of uncertainty in Nevada’s transportation sector but also plenty of determination, innovation and well justified optimism. Money is tight and legislative action often unpredictable, of course. But work on many fronts is proceeding, with a raft of projects being completed, green-lighted or planned in an industry that by its very… [More…]