Transportation

Light rail train in downtown Phoenix
Basketball fans can download the Valley Metro app to get a complimentary pass for up to four people to use for Final Four events April 5 through 8.
Mar. 20, 2024
inside a waymo car
A recent survey by AAA shows that 66% of Americans are fearful of self-driving vehicles, but most people are receptive to assistive technologies like adaptive cruise control.
Mar. 18, 2024
Light rail phoenix
Investigations conducted by the Department of Labor recovered over $600,00 in back wages for 227 individuals working on a Valley Metro Light Rail extension project.
Mar. 16, 2024
An aerial view of Flagstaff, Arizona
Officials say maintenance projects are underway in the terminal of Flagstaff Pulliam Airport. The work is scheduled to be complete in July.
Mar. 15, 2024
A gas pump
Nationwide, gas prices have risen significantly within the last month, and Arizona is no exception.
Mar. 14, 2024
Asphalt road with yellow lines
Santa Cruz County is getting more than $6.5 million from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law as part of the Department of Transportation’s Reconnecting Communities grant. That’s a pilot program focused on communities previously cut off from economic opportunities due to other transportation projects, like freeways.
Mar. 12, 2024
stuffed animals
Financial help is available for eligible Phoenix airport employees with young children.
Mar. 12, 2024
More than 30 years after a Phoenix activist died, she’ll be honored with a street in her name.
Mar. 11, 2024
A gas pump
Contributing to the hike are higher oil prices, spring driving demand, and states making the switch to more expensive summer-blend fuel.
Mar. 7, 2024
Tucson city liits
Tucson may return to a fare collection system for its transit services. City officials first suspended the collection of fares in 2020 amid the pandemic.
Mar. 2, 2024
Prices for different types of gas at a station
Arizona gas prices continue to tick upward, at about 25 cents higher than a month ago.
Mar. 1, 2024
arizona driver license
Graduated driver’s licenses are for new drivers between the ages of 16 and 18. The Arizona House gave preliminary approval this week to a bill that would add to the requirements to get one.
Mar. 1, 2024
Interstate 19 sign
The Arizona Department of Transportation has opened a public comment period on an array of proposed projects in the latter half of the decade.
More transportation news
Mar. 1, 2024
Work to replace bridges over the Gila River on Interstate 10 south of Phoenix is expected to start this spring as part of a plan to widen 26 miles of often congested freeway.
Feb. 28, 2024
Governor Katie Hobbs stands behind a podium wearing a blue-teal dress. She is smiling at an audience off camera.
This November, Maricopa County voters will decide whether to extend the half-cent sales tax that has funded transportation projects for decades.
Feb. 27, 2024
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
In an effort to attract more international flights, Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport will ask city leaders to continue its financial incentive program.
Feb. 27, 2024
Arizona Capitol
Arizona lawmakers will be debating bills on some familiar topics this week — from elections to so-called "culture war" issues. This, as House and Senate committees start taking up measures from the opposite chamber after last week’s crossover week.
Feb. 26, 2024
View of the hallway and seating
The Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport opened a new 30,000-square-foot concourse this week. The airport saw a more than 5% increase in travelers in 2023. With nearly 2 million passengers, it was the busiest year in the airport’s history.
Feb. 21, 2024
Asphalt road with yellow lines
Arizona lawmakers representing the area want to make sure the state budget secures funding to further extend State Route 24 in the fast-growing southeast Valley, but the state is facing a budget deficit.
Feb. 20, 2024
The below-grade Papago Freeway in central Phoenix, built on what used to be Moreland and Culver streets.
The Show spoke with Duke Reiter, director of Ten Across and senior advisor to the president of Arizona State University, about what he heard at the most recent gathering of the project.
Feb. 20, 2024

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