Las Vegas: Brightline West plans to be a player in pro sports transportation game plan

Las Vegas: Brightline West plans to be a player in pro sports transportation game plan

Article brief provided by Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • Mick Akers , Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 28, 2023 3:12 PM

The planned Las Vegas-to-Los Angeles high-speed rail line could serve as a major interstate people mover for sporting events.

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Brightline President Mike Reininger envisions creating a service that would cater to the various professional sports happenings occurring in Las Vegas, similar to what the company offers in Florida with its rail line there. The company offers targeted service to Miami Heat NBA games, Inter Miami MLS games and college sporting events, with plans to expand the service to Orlando Magic games once that extension is in operation this year.

“We already do just these kinds of packaging with sports teams in Southern Florida today,” Reininger told the Las Vegas Review-Journal this month.