Transportation

A sign welcomes Super Bowl visitors
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport reported more than 200,000 travelers the day after Super Bowl LVII.
Feb. 16, 2023
Tesla charging station
Mexican officials are touting potential plans for electric vehicle maker Tesla to set up shop in the country.
Feb. 15, 2023
A light rail train traveling through downtown Mesa
A state Senate committee yesterday voted down a proposal that would have allowed Maricopa County to ask its voters whether they wanted to extend a half-cent sales tax for transportation projects. The current tax expires in 2025.
Feb. 14, 2023
Phoenix Arizona backyard chicken
Committee agendas are packed this week at the state Capitol as lawmakers face a deadline to hear bills in committees. That means House bills that haven’t been heard in a House committee by the end of this week are in trouble, and the same goes for Senate bills.
Feb. 13, 2023
Gas pump
The operator of a pipeline facility in California that was forced to shut down deliveries of gasoline and diesel from the Los Angeles area east to areas including Las Vegas and Phoenix due to a leak says it resumed operations on Saturday afternoon.
Feb. 13, 2023
Airplane
A pilot shortage is putting pressure on airlines to meet traveler demand. In response, carriers have been in a hiring frenzy — in part to replace pilots who reach the federal mandatory retirement age of 65.
Feb. 10, 2023
A sign welcomes Super Bowl visitors
Two big events are coming to the Valley this weekend, the Super Bowl and the Phoenix Open. And they are drawing a lot of people, which means travelers are expected to flood our airports.
Feb. 9, 2023
charging station
As the number of electric vehicle manufacturers and suppliers in Arizona grows, so does the need for workers. Scottsdale Community College will host an event with EV experts sharing career and business opportunities.
Feb. 8, 2023
A Valley Metro light rail train
Valley Metro riders can now buy their tickets online; they just need to download the app.
Feb. 1, 2023
The below-grade Papago Freeway in central Phoenix, built on what used to be Moreland and Culver streets.
A bill that would let Maricopa County voters decide whether to extend a transportation tax for another 20 years has been introduced in the Senate. If approved, the election would take place in November 2024.
Jan. 30, 2023
future interstate 11 between phoenix and las vegas
A judge recently heard oral arguments in a lawsuit over the Federal Highway Administration’s proposal to build a freeway from southern Arizona to Kingman.
Jan. 30, 2023
I-10 eastbound west of Ray Rd.
The federal government denied a grant to widen the Interstate 10 from Casa Grande to Chandler this year. On Monday, the Arizona Senate Transportation Committee voted unanimously to draw the $360 million it would take to do it from Arizona’s budget.
Jan. 30, 2023
Phoenix City Hall
Phoenix is looking for feedback from residents as part of an ongoing community survey.
Jan. 26, 2023
Phoenix Bus McDowell Route 17 First Transit
Phoenix leaders approved contracts Wednesday worth $230 million to start converting the city’s fleet of buses to low and zero emissions.
Jan. 25, 2023
Sky Harbor
Phoenix Sky Harbor airport is one of the heaviest in the country for gun traffic, as nearly 200 firearms were found in travelers’ carry-on luggage last year.
Jan. 23, 2023
The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee is partnering with Waymo One to provide a free ride to people who haven’t before used the autonomous vehicle service.
Jan. 20, 2023
7th and Camelback in Phoenix
Preliminary data from a Phoenix traffic study shows a reduction in red light runners at certain intersections where yellow lights were extended.
Jan. 18, 2023
An Amtrak train on the California Zephyr
The idea of a passenger rail line between Phoenix and Tucson has captured the attention of Arizonans for a long time. But now, some advocates say the proposal is closer to reality than it has been in years.
Jan. 18, 2023
Interstate 10
Some legislators want to widen a second section of the Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Tucson to create a smoother ride. But Arizona was rejected from getting federal funding.
Jan. 13, 2023
Electric vehicle plug-in
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced a $42 million plan to make advanced electric vehicle batteries cheaper and more efficient in America. And a Tucson company will take part.
Jan. 11, 2023

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