There is a shortage of pilots in this country which the pandemic has only exacerbated. And as inflation and surging demand has flight prices going up, it’s only adding another layer of uncertainty for the airline industry and its flyers.
May. 23, 2022
Tempe streetcar
Valley Metro's new Tempe streetcar will begin serving riders Friday. The first modern streetcar line in the Phoenix area will includes stops near ASU’s Tempe Campus, Gammage Auditorium, Sun Devil Stadium and residential areas.
May. 19, 2022
Durazo with other leaders
The governor of Sonora met with the leaders of U.S. and Mexican railway companies this week to push for railroad tracks that run through the downtowns of both Nogales, Arizona, and Sonora to be moved.
May. 19, 2022
A Tucson company claims to have set a record in the space tourism industry.
May. 19, 2022
Boxes of tile, metal pipes and traffic cones are the only signs of life in this part of the tunnel.
Through KJZZ's Q&AZ reporting project, a listener asked: Whatever happened with the empty space in the middle of Interstate 10's Deck Park Tunnel in Phoenix?
More Q&AZ questions answered
May. 18, 2022
Tucson skyline
Tucson voters have approved a measure to use sales tax revenue to fund a sweeping road improvement project over the next 10 years.
May. 18, 2022
downtown tucson
The Tucson International Airport is getting a multimillion-dollar funding package from the Department of Transportation.
May. 16, 2022
Carvana truck
At the end of 2021, Carvana had more than 20,000 full- and part-time employees. On Tuesday, the Tempe-based company had 2,500 fewer positions.
More Arizona business news
May. 10, 2022
empty U.S. 60 freeway
The westbound U.S. 60 between the Loop 101 and McClintock Drive reopened late Sunday night after a closure that lasted more than two weeks, Tempe said in a press release. The stretch of freeway had been closed since a May 7 water main break flooded the freeway.
May. 9, 2022
a person pumping gas
Gas prices are back on the rise this week, which a representative from the American Automobile Association says is partially due to an decrease in crude oil supply.
More Arizona business news
May. 7, 2022
Valley Metro is looking for artists to feature their work on a large wall at the Roosevelt/Central Avenue light rail station.
May. 6, 2022
Interstate 10
The legislation will take some money from the state's general fund, and ADOT will apply for more from the federal infrastructure bill.
May. 5, 2022
The state Senate unanimously approved a measure in the hopes of reducing the thefts of catalytic converters. The proposal would give police more tools to arrest someone other than a scrap metal dealer in possession of a catalytic converter.
May. 3, 2022
I-10 near Picacho Peak
The Arizona House gave final approval to widening a 25-mile section of the Interstate 10 between Queen Creek Road and State Route 287. The $400 million project will widen the stretch to three lanes in both directions.
May. 3, 2022
Flight inauguration
Officials in neighboring Sonora say the arrival of a direct commercial flight will boost tourism in one of the state’s most popular beach destinations: Rocky Point.
May. 2, 2022
future interstate 11 between phoenix and las vegas
A group of conservationists has filed suit to challenge the Federal Highway Administration’s approval of Interstate 11, from Nogales to northern Arizona.
May. 2, 2022
a sign with information about getting an Arizona Travel ID
As the calendar rolls into May, the deadline for Arizonans to replace their state-issued ID with an approved travel ID is one year away. State Motor Vehicle Department spokesperson Bill Lamoreaux says it’s best not to wait.
May. 1, 2022
Tempe streetcar
Riders will soon be able to hop aboard the new Tempe streetcar. Valley Metro plans to begin service on May 20, and fares will be free for the first year of operation.
Apr. 28, 2022
Scott Smith
Scott Smith oversaw Valley Metro as its CEO beginning in February 2016 on an interim basis and served until this April. He spoke with The Show about his tenure with Valley Metro and about the current political atmosphere in Arizona.
Apr. 28, 2022
Waymo vehicle in downtown Phoenix
If you’ve noticed a lot more Waymo cars driving around Phoenix lately, you’re not alone. And if you’re wondering what it’s like to ride in one of these driverless cars, Joel Johnson, aka JJRicks, is something of an expert.
Apr. 25, 2022


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