Transportation

Arizona MVD sign
The Arizona Department of Transportation is warning residents to avoid fake sites where they may be scammed.
Apr. 9, 2022
cars in traffic
The Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety says incidents of road rage increased between 2020 and 2021. Office Director Alberto Gutier says one of the factors was more cars on the road after pandemic lockdowns were lifted.
Apr. 8, 2022
parked cars
A Phoenix man has been charged with fraud and theft after allegedly scheming used car dealerships and a private victim.
Apr. 5, 2022
American Airlines plane on tarmac
Late Tuesday afternoon, Flight 194 marked American Airlines’ first direct flight from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport to London Heathrow Airport in more than two years.
Apr. 5, 2022
canada flag
Starting April 1, 2022, the Canadian government no longer required fully-vaccinated travelers to be COVID-tested before re-entering the country.
Apr. 5, 2022
Andrés Manuel López Obrador
Just days after being ended, gas subsidies in northern Mexico were reinstated, but they were not reinstated in Tijuana and Playas de Rosarito in Baja California.
Apr. 5, 2022
light rail
Valley Metro announced that the light rail will be seeing adjustments in its service as construction in downtown Phoenix begins April 16. Construction on the South Central Extension/Downtown Hub Project will reduce traffic and adjust service times.
Apr. 5, 2022
Navajo Nation land
Navajo tribal government officials say they’re trying to speed up road construction on the Navajo Nation by eliminating some red tape.
Apr. 1, 2022
Viola and Muhammad using Elaine's services
Many individuals in the homeless population face challenges that go beyond finding available housing units. For some, it’s obtaining a government ID. For others, it’s transportation to a doctor’s appointment or the grocery store.
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Mar. 30, 2022
Gas was nearly $5 a gallon
Phoenix-based OH Predictive Insights surveyed Arizonans on how they view the surging gas prices in their state. According to the AZPOP poll, 4 in 5 residents expect prices to be higher next month than they are now.
Mar. 29, 2022
man lugging belongings
Phoenix is launching a program to help people experiencing homelessness. The effort will combine work opportunities with supportive services.
Mar. 23, 2022
Cars on road
As if spiraling gas prices weren’t enough, motorists across Arizona and the nation are paying more for auto insurance as repair costs and more crowded roads push premium rates higher.
Mar. 20, 2022
motorcycle
A bill approved by the Arizona Legislature would allow motorcycles to lane filter on Arizona’s roads. That means motorcyclists could move between cars up to the intersection.
Mar. 18, 2022
Sonora’s governor is continuing to push for the moving of a binational train line that runs through both Nogales, Sonora, and Nogales, Arizona.
Mar. 17, 2022
Freeway
The Arizona Senate OK’d a bill that will give Maricopa County voters the chance to extend a transportation tax approved in 2004. The half-cent sales tax expiring in 2025 is used to fund road projects in Maricopa County.
Mar. 17, 2022
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Gov. Doug Ducey is not interested in suspending the state's 18-cent-a-gallon gasoline tax to help Arizonans weather higher prices.
Mar. 15, 2022
a person pumping gas
U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly has introduced a bill that would get rid of the 18 cent federal gas tax until the end of the year to reduce pressure on consumers.
Mar. 14, 2022
A Valley Metro light rail train
With Arizona gas prices at an all-time high, more Valley residents are turning to public transportation. Arizona’s average price for a regular gallon of gas has reached about $4.60, almost 30 cents higher than the national average.
Mar. 13, 2022
interior of hangar with large jet and people standing around
Plans are underway at Phoenix Deer Valley Airport to add more space for private planes and jets.
Mar. 11, 2022
American Energy-Woodford's Judge South well
President Joe Biden signed an executive order this week to ban Russian oil imports in response to the invasion of Ukraine. To understand the impact of this move, The Show spoke with Daniel Rothenberg of Arizona State University's Center on the Future of War.
Mar. 10, 2022

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