Just about any journey comes down to a matter of dollars and sense.
A forecast of more than 300,000 travelers descending on Las Vegas for the holidays — making it the No. 1 vacation destination for Christmas and New Year’s Day — inspired a question.
What’s the best way to get from McCarran International Airport to the downtown area?
Three colleagues and I agreed to put four popular modes of transportation to the test Wednesday by comparing the costs, routes, length of time and overall quality of service for a ride between the airport and the SlotZilla zipline at the Fremont Street Experience.
The millennial-age reporters of the group opted for ride-sharing services, with Jamie Munks using Lyft and Nicole Raz ordering an Uber. Assistant City Editor Tom Spousta hopped inside a taxicab, while I, reporter Art Marroquin, took a public bus operated by the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada.
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