The Strip is scheduled to close to vehicle traffic around 6:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve
As several hundred thousand revelers ring in 2011 in true Las Vegas style, the Las Vegas Monorail will be moving party-goers along the world-famous Strip while the road is closed to vehicles and buses on New Years’ Eve. In 15 minutes or less, Monorail riders will reach their New Year’s Eve destinations in a safe, clean and hassle-free environment.
“Visitors can use the Monorail to travel to and from their hotel, their show or dinner reservations or to their favorite hotspots without worrying about getting stuck when the Strip closes to vehicles,” said Ingrid Reisman, vice president of corporate communications for the Las Vegas Monorail Company. “We’re open to help revelers spend more time celebrating the best party in America, and less time traveling.”
The Las Vegas Monorail Company offers a ticket type to suit every traveler’s needs: a $5 Single Ride Ticket; $12 Unlimited Ride Day Pass and a $28 Unlimited Ride Three-Day Pass. With trains arriving every few minutes, riders can party hop along the seven stops, gliding above the crowds and easily connecting to Las Vegas’ most popular restaurants, attractions and resorts. As the night culminates in a spectacular rooftop fireworks display, the Las Vegas Monorail will continue to offer non-stop service until 3 a.m.
ABOUT THE LAS VEGAS MONORAIL
The Las Vegas Monorail is an easy and convenient connection to the Las Vegas Strip, linking riders to the city’s world-class restaurants, shows, shops, clubs, hotels and casinos. Monorail riders can travel the famous Las Vegas Strip in 15 minutes or less in a safe, comfortable and clean environment – without the hassles of traffic or wasted time. Currently, the privately-funded Monorail system has seven stations: MGM Grand; Bally’s/Paris Las Vegas; Flamingo/Caesars Palace; Harrah’s/Imperial Palace; Las Vegas Convention Center; Las Vegas Hilton; and the Sahara. As one of the nation’s most environmentally-friendly public transportation systems, the Monorail’s electric trains are zero emission vehicles. For more information on the Las Vegas Monorail or where to purchase tickets, call 866-4-MONORAIL (866-466-6672); visit www.lvmonorail.com; or pick up a Monorail Magazine, available at all Monorail stations and station hotels.
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