Transportation

An escalator inside Sky Harbor Airport is pictured from near the bottom. Workers wearing red shirts are holding bright yellow signs that say 'On Strike' in capital letters.
Early this week, workers at Sky Harbor Airport walked out on the job for a third time. SSP America is a subcontractor with the city of Phoenix that employs hundreds of restaurant and concession workers at the airport.
Jan. 25, 2024
lucid air
Lucid Motors held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday for the expansion of its Casa Grande manufacturing plant. The expansion allows Lucid to begin production of its new SUV. The news comes amid federal accusations of anti-union practices within the company.
Jan. 24, 2024
Person waves flag
Workers at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport walked out on strike Tuesday. This is the third walkout since workers voted to authorize a strike in September, seeking better wages and working conditions.
Jan. 23, 2024
Charge Point electric vehicle charging station Flagstaff
The Arizona Department of Transportation is asking for bids from private entities to build or upgrade electric vehicle charging stations along interstate highways.
Jan. 23, 2024
wheelchair user
Scottsdale has its eyes on a growing travel market: people with disabilities.
Jan. 23, 2024
I-10 eastbound west of Ray Rd.
Arizona has been awarded a $95 million grant from the United States Department of Transportation to widen a 26-mile stretch of Interstate 10.
Jan. 22, 2024
A blue sign hangs from the ceiling at Sky Harbor Airport. It reads 'International Arrivals.'
Announced Monday, Air France is now the 23rd airline to fly with Phoenix’s Sky Harbor Airport.
Jan. 22, 2024
The newest section of light rail in northwest Phoenix is set to open Saturday, Jan. 27. The public is invited to help celebrate by taking a ride.
Jan. 22, 2024
An operator fills a Nikola truck with hydrogen fuel
Hyundai and Bosch Mobility announced continued support of hydrogen fuel at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this year, while Phoenix-based Nikola motors has sold 35 of its new hydrogen-fueled semi trucks.
Jan. 22, 2024
Arizona Capitol
Arizona lawmakers are back at the Capitol Monday, and they’ll be debating a host of issues — including how to label lab-created meat, how to make up for electric vehicle drivers not paying gasoline taxes and how to stop bots from buying up concert tickets.
Jan. 22, 2024
Prices for different types of gas at a station
Gas prices are continuing to fall in Arizona, with the state average currently at $3.09. That’s a 38-cent drop from Dec. 1, according to AAA Arizona.
Jan. 18, 2024
Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport
Two improvement projects are wrapping up at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway airport, including a brand new terminal and a convenient enclosed walkway.
Jan. 18, 2024
ADOT sign
The Federal Highway Administration recently updated its manual outlining standards for everything from road markings to signals and signs. But one new guideline puts a wet blanket over the freeway signs that many states use to promote public safety using humor and pop culture references.
Jan. 17, 2024
Chevy Bolt at an Electrify America charging station
Mesa will be installing electric car chargers in eight new locations across the city. The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded Mesa more than $11 million for car charging stations.
Jan. 16, 2024
Sky Harbor
The TSA intercepted a record number of firearms at the nation’s airports in 2023, detecting more than 6,700. That includes 235 at Phoenix’s Sky Harbor Airport, which had one of the highest totals in the U.S.
Jan. 12, 2024
sign says LIFE IS A HIGHWAY  I WANNA RIDE IT  WITH A SEATBELT ON
Lanes are full, horns are honking, and nobody seems to use their turn signal. But freeway traffic isn’t all bad when you look up and spot an overhead board that makes you smile with messages like: “Not a bee? Don’t drive buzzed.”
Jan. 12, 2024
New data reveals the Valley’s inflation rate for last year was among the lowest in the country at 2.7%. Nationally, the rate was 3.4%.
Jan. 11, 2024
The intersection of 19th and Peoria avenues
The Show spoke with Margaret Herrera, the Maricopa Association of Governments' transportation safety and operations program manager, about what kinds of things she needs to look at to determine if there’s anything the intersections with a lot of crashes have in common, or if there’s anything unique about them.
Jan. 11, 2024
A row of blue wheelchairs against a wall
Traveling can be stressful in the best of circumstances. Now, imagine boarding a packed flight or clearing customs with a loved one who has dementia. It can be challenging. A workshop being offered at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport on dementia-friendly air travel can help.
Jan. 11, 2024
Woman in red blazer and glasses standing in front of U.S. Capitol building
The Show spoke with Winslow Mayor Roberta Canó about how significant she thinks the I-40 TradePort Corridor will be her for community.
Jan. 8, 2024

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