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 even a public … [Read more...]

Educating, Connecting Entrepreneurs; Median Home Price Hits $200,000; 5K to Raise Funds for Kids with Cancer

Las Vegas Will Launch 1 Million Cups to Educate, Connect Local Entrepreneurs 1 Million Cups, a program to engage, educate and connect entrepreneurs, launched in Las Vegas on Wednesday,  August 13. The weekly event will be located in the inNEVation Center, powered by Switch. 1 Million Cups is a weekly gathering that is building startup communities over cups of coffee and … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Public Servants

Public Servants executives across the state met at the Las Vegas offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the challenges in their industry.

A public servant is anyone who serves the people, from Nevada’s elected officials to those serving in our public agencies. What isn’t often evident is that many of them do a sometimes thankless job for little pay because they have a passion for service. From door-to-door campaigning to working to raise ever-increasing amounts of necessary funding, many Nevada public servants … [Read more...]

Henderson Chamber to host RTC during network breakfast event

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will present Tina Quigley of the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) during a network breakfast.

Tina Quigley, RTC general manager, to serve as guest speaker Aug. 12 HENDERSON, Nev. – The Henderson Chamber of Commerce will present Tina Quigley, general manager of the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC), as the guest speaker during a network breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug 12. The event will take place at Sunset Station’s Sunset Room, 1301 W. Sunset … [Read more...]

Industry Focus: Power Women

A group of Nevada’s power women recently met at the offices of Gordon Silver to discuss the trends and obstacles facing their industry.

Women executives are no longer a novelty in board rooms. They represent a growing percentage of businesses across the state. Nevertheless, women face a unique set of challenges and many believe the glass ceiling has not yet shattered. Recently, a group of successful female executives met at the Las Vegas offices of Gordon Silver to discuss issues facing women in … [Read more...]

Fueling Our Future

Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada to support legislation to index the fuel tax to inflation in Clark County for three years.

As Southern Nevada rebounds from the recession, it has become a community that is much more engaged and collaborative with the goal of making the Valley a better and more vibrant metropolis. Businesses, local governments and community organizations work together, now more than ever, to help improve, grow and diversify our economy. This spirit of collaboration, genuine love … [Read more...]

Getting There: Transportation in Nevada

Transportation in Nevada

Nevada is a hub state, with easy access and distribution from both ends of the state to the Western states. Northern Nevada offers access by roadways, railways and an international airport as well as additional airports in surrounding areas. Southern Nevada offers ground access to Los Angeles, Phoenix, Salt Lake City and points south. The state’s business friendly tax climate … [Read 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 nature spurs growth … [Read more...]