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Mick Akers

Transportation reporter
Twitter: @Mickakers

Mick joined the Las Vegas Review-Journal as transportation reporter in November 2018. He previously worked at the Las Vegas Sun covering a variety of beats including transportation, business, gaming, and city and county government. Prior to that, he worked at the Pahrump Valley Times, where he was named the Nevada Press Association’s Outstanding Journalist in the intermediate category for his coverage of the Lamar Odom brothel overdose situation, rural healthcare and more. Mick was born in Texas but grew up in Las Vegas, attending UNLV’s Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies where he was a member of the Kappa Tau Alpha National Journalism Society.  

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Boring Company has big Vegas Loop plans, but when will they dig in?

With the Las Vegas Monorail never used as much as anticipated over the years, there’s hope by tourism officials that the Boring Company’s Vegas Loop could be a game-changer on the transportation front along the Resort Corridor into the downtown area.

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