A plan to build elevated expressways to and from McCarran International Airport was well-received by Clark County commissioners Tuesday.
However, with the history of plans for light rail trains and monorail extensions that have yet to be built, will it ever happen?
RTC Chairman Larry Brown says, this time, it's different.
Travel times between McCarran and the Strip are expected to surge by 2040. A new study predicts it will take nearly 50 percent longer due to congestion.
"Get off the road," jokes commuter Shirley Mitchell. "Make room for me."
It comes as no surprise to Mitchell.
"I know there's a lot of people traveling here, and a lot of people going out, so yeah."
But what comes as a surprise to many is some of the solutions -- that have long been looked at as pipe dreams for years in the valley -- are actually not that far from reality anymore.
"Now you're starting to see pieces of that plan implemented," Brown said... Read More