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A view of some seats and screens at Sky Harbor Airport in Terminal 4. Some people can be seen sitting or walking around.
The milestone came during a year that saw the Valley host Super Bowl LVII, the World Series and the annual Waste Management Phoenix Open. The airport served nearly 49 million passengers in 2023.
Jan. 30, 2024
American Airlines sign
American Airlines is eliminating more than 300 jobs in metro Phoenix.
Jan. 30, 2024
Paradise Valley District school buses
Schools in the Tucson Unified School District and those in Flowing Wells nearby will receive buses as part of the EPA’s Clean School Bus Program.
Jan. 29, 2024
Black pig on colorful blankets
The Arizona Department of Transportation announced Friday that they’ve successfully rescued a potbelly pig from state land in the West Valley with the help of several animal rights groups.
Jan. 26, 2024
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
lab-grown steak
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

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