Monthly Archives: December 2015

UNLV has designs on a more collegiate feel

By Ian Whitaker Monday, Oct. 26, 2015 | 2 a.m. Head to the Arizona State University campus in Tempe and stroll down Mill Avenue. Chances are you’ll see throngs of students crowding wide pedestrian walkways, filing in and out of bars and restaurants, and enjoying the vibrant, college-town atmosphere. It’s radically different from the environment at UNLV and on Maryland Parkway, where strip malls line a wide street and cars greatly outnumber pedestrians much of the time. An effort to revitalize the Las Vegas thoroughfare in the style of Mill … Read More

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Officials pursue ‘complete street’ vision for Maryland Parkway

By Richard N. Velotta Las Vegas Review-Journal An organization of business people and institutional groups is spearheading a movement for big changes along 4 miles of Maryland Parkway. The Maryland Parkway Coalition, an informal, unincorporated group with interest in the corridor from Charleston Boulevard to Russell Road, hopes to gather additional support from businesses and residents in the neighborhood before formally presenting its vision for the area to Clark County government entities. Coalition members met Wednesday and said they hope to get additional support before presenting a proposed overlay zoning … Read More

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