Monorail may be key for Las Vegas resort workers during F1 race

Monorail may be key for Las Vegas resort workers during F1 race

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  • Mick Akers, Las Vegas Review-Journal
September 9, 2023 12:54 PM
  • Mick Akers, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Tens of thousands of resort corridor workers are vital to the success of any weekend in Las Vegas, and they will be especially important during the Las Vegas Grand Prix.

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With the 3.8-mile circuit scheduled to enclose a large portion of properties on Las Vegas Boulevard between Spring Mountain Road and Harmon Avenue Nov. 16-18, getting those Strip employees in and out of the area when racing is occurring will be key.

Race officials are hoping a park and ride using the Las Vegas Monorail will serve as a major option for those employees when racing occurs each night and the race area is closed to most general vehicle traffic between 5 p.m. and 2 a.m.