Rebecca Freeman AVPSilver State Schools Credit Union “There have been a number of changes but what excites us is the proliferation of businesses across a variety of industries developing community outreach and service strategies and employees’ interest in their employer having one.” Tina Quigley General ManagerRegional Transportation Commission of Southern … [Read more...] about Last Word
The future of Nevada’s business success could hinge on transportation infrastructure. According to multiple Nevada transportation officials, success with Nevada’s transportation likewise relies partially on the support of the Nevada business and real estate communities. “Communication with developers is critical,” said Rudy Malfabon, Nevada Department of Transportation … [Read more...] about Mobile Industry
Nevada transportation agencies have positive changes in the works. From smart cars that communicate to improved safety and increased sustainability, the agencies are driving Nevada’s future in positive ways. “In Southern Nevada, the RTC (Regional Transportation Commission) has public transportation and traffic technology under its umbrella, and it’s the metropolitan planning … [Read more...] about Smart Moves: The Future of Transportation in Nevada
Advancing technologies and shifting consumer expectations are driving changes within the utilities and public works sectors. With those changes come potential opportunities for the future of Nevada and its growing population. Recently, leaders in these industries met at the Las Vegas office of City National Bank to discuss current operations and projects on the … [Read more...] about Industry Focus: Public Works & Utilities
“The most significant changes I’ve witnessed is the evolution of our community and state to accommodate the arts, energy, technology and other great industries!” Valerie Clark | President, Clark & Associates (24 years in Nevada) “One of the greatest things I’ve seen is Southern Nevada’s evolution into a true entertainment destination. We now have world-class restaurants … [Read more...] about What Is the Most Significant Change You’ve Seen in Nevada?
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Nevada’s 1.95 percent population growth rate from July 2015 to July 2016 made it the second fastest-growing state in the country, slightly behind Utah’s 2.03 percent. With the state’s official population nearing the three million mark, how is infrastructure keeping up with growth? The Orange Cone Zone Some of the funding for Nevada’s road … [Read more...] about Nevada Infrastructure: Keeping Up with a Growing State
HENDERSON – The Henderson Development Association (HDA), the economic development arm of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce, will host a presentation and mixer featuring “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!: A Panel Discussion on Distribution in Southern Nevada” moderated by Tina Quigley, general manager of the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada. The event will be from … [Read more...] about Distribution Panel Discussion to Open Henderson Chamber Mixer
More than 75 years ago, the first highway, the Pennsylvania turnpike, opened. Fifteen years later, construction of 40,000 miles of interstate highway system was underway. Here in Nevada, over the last five decades, residential subdivisions were with roadways built connecting destinations east and west, north and south. What does all this public infrastructure have in common? It … [Read more...] about The Future is Now: Preparing Nevada for Transportation Opportunities in Advanced mobility
Five topics are currently driving conversations about transportation in Nevada: new funding, new roads, new modes of transportation, new technology and orange cones. No discussion of transportation is complete without orange cones. Conversations aren’t always friendly, but they do allow information to flow on why cones are out there and which transportation agency is trying … [Read more...] about Are We There Yet? Nevada Roadways
“In my efforts to attract new companies to Nevada, the biggest challenge has been our education system. It is hard to compete with other states when we are ranked next to last on a nationwide level.” Mike Hillis, SIOR | Prinicpal, Avision Young “Nevada’s biggest challenge is convincing the world that this is a great place to live. Our city has made an amazing recovery and … [Read more...] about What is the biggest challenge facing Nevada?
RTC’s general manager continues to gather feedback needed to plan, prioritize transportation projects HENDERSON - “Moving Our Community Forward” is the subject of the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s next monthly network breakfast, which will take place 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 12, in Sunset Station’s Cancun Room, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tina Quigley, general manager of the … [Read more...] about RTC’s Quigley to Discuss Southern Nevada’s Transportation Needs at July 12 Henderson Chamber Breakfast
Perfect vision, otherwise referred to as 20/20 vision, is the ability for an individual to see clearly both in their near field of vision as well as far away. Likewise, a 20/20 executive, such as those featured in the following pages, has a clear vision for their business in both the short and long term. These executives strive to do what is right for their companies, … [Read more...] about 20/20 Visionaries for the Silver State
“Nevada should expect continued economic strengthening, especially from new construction developments, a rise in our national education ranking, massive turnover in the Legislature and legalized recreational marijuana in 2016.” Erica Harvey | Director of Operations, Radman Hospitality “2016 is going to be great for Southern Nevada. Thanks to the ego-humbling recession, we … [Read more...] about What Changes do you Expect 2016 to Bring for Nevada?
Nevada’s transportation industry has seen a fair share of ups and downs in the the past several years. Working around funding issues while trying to educate the public on their needs, industry leaders have a myriad of challenges to overcome. Recently, transportation executives met at the offices of the Regional Transportation Commission – Washoe in Reno to discuss those … [Read more...] about Industry Focus: Transportation
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...] about Go Anywhere From Here: Nevada’s Transportation System
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...] about Educating, Connecting Entrepreneurs; Median Home Price Hits $200,000; 5K to Raise Funds for Kids with Cancer
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...] about Industry Focus: Public Servants
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...] about Industry Focus: Power Women
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...] about Fueling Our Future
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...] about Getting There: Transportation in Nevada