Transportation

Overhead view of two freeways merging
The plan sets an outline for funding priorities in transportation projects over the next 25 years. The bulk of spending will be on state highway projects, at about 74%, with aviation infrastructure being the next top priority.
Oct. 23, 2023
View of Piestewa Peak
Through KJZZ’s Q&AZ reporting project, a listener asked: Why isn’t there an Exit 6 going northbound on Arizona State Route 51? It all comes down to naming conventions and location.
Oct. 23, 2023
A gas station pump in north Phoenix
A seasonal decrease in demand and the resolution of certain refinery issues has led to a 52 cent drop in fuel prices at the pump in the last month.
Oct. 23, 2023
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Phoenix is looking for ideas from people living across the city on how to expand its Shared Micromobilty Program. There are two opportunities for people to provide feedback.
More Arizona transportation news
Oct. 19, 2023
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Drivers can now add their licenses and state IDs to Google Wallet. The Arizona Department of Transportation move comes after it added support for Apple Wallet last year.
Oct. 18, 2023
A gas station pump in north Phoenix
It’s no secret that gas prices in Phoenix have been high, sometimes exceeding the national average. Many had blamed the unique Arizona gasoline blend that’s used, and others look to the constraint on refineries.
Oct. 17, 2023
Gas pump prices.
The Show spoke with Ryan Randazzo of the Arizona Republic about Arizona lawmakers who could be looking to make changes to the type of fuel Valley drivers have to use to gas up their vehicles.
Oct. 16, 2023
A Lyft driver
Sergio Avedian — senior contributor with the Rideshare Guy, which has a blog, podcast and YouTube channel on the gig economy — joined The Show to talk more about Lyft's new Women + Connect program.
Oct. 16, 2023
Site of the Eighth Street archaeological discovery
An archaeological investigation of a 1,200-year-old site yielded the discovery of a 14th century adobe building along Eighth Street in Tempe. The finding caused the city to delay its bike and pedestrian project.
Oct. 14, 2023
7th and Camelback in Phoenix
The latest conversation over photo enforcement involves a different council makeup.
Oct. 10, 2023
Charge Point electric vehicle charging station Flagstaff
As Valley residents look for ways to help offset climate change, they continue to make the switch to electric vehicles at a rapid rate. Salt River Project says more public charging options will emerge as more drivers convert.
Oct. 9, 2023
 freeway ramp meters
The Arizona Department of Transportation has upgraded about 75% of its 250 ramp meters across the Phoenix area to better adapt to real-time conditions.
Oct. 3, 2023
Flagstaff train station
The federal government has joined more than a dozen former Union Pacific workers — including some in Arizona — in a lawsuit against the rail company over its use of vision tests to disqualify employees.
Oct. 3, 2023
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Through KJZZ's Q&AZ reporting project, a listener asked: Is it legal to wear headphones while driving in Arizona?
More Q&AZ questions answered
Oct. 2, 2023
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The city of Peoria is discontinuing its bus service known as the POGO Destinations Pilot Program. The service, which only operated Fridays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., officially ends Oct. 23.
Sep. 30, 2023
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Drivers in Phoenix are familiar with streets following a grid like structure. But a few stretches of road break that rule. Through our Q&AZ reporting project, a listener asked why Seventh Avenue is curved between McDowell and Camelback roads.
More Q&AZ questions answered
Sep. 27, 2023
Arizona MVD sign
State auditors want the Arizona Department of Transportation to comply with purchase and travel policy, conflict of interest requirements and open meeting laws. The director of the department is promising to act on about two dozen recommendations.
Sep. 27, 2023
Unleaded gas price read-out of $4.99
AAA Arizona spokesman Julian Paredes says the high prices are tied to the out-of-state refineries that supply our gas, in Texas and California.
Sep. 21, 2023
Planes wait to depart from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2023.
It was a dramatic scene on Wednesday outside of Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, where more than 100 workers gathered to protest low wages and poor benefits. Six people were arrested. The Show spoke with the Arizona Republic's Perry Vandell about the protests.
Hear more interviews from The Show
Sep. 21, 2023
A hydrogen fuel-cell semitruck made by Nikola Motors.
Arizona-based Nikola Motors says it’s recently started producing hydrogen fuel-cell semitrucks and expects to begin delivering them this fall. The company said it’s had more than 200 orders for the trucks, which have a range of up to 500 miles.
Sep. 19, 2023

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