The City of Mesa launched its bike share program Thursday. There are 100 bright green bikes at 12 different stations throughout the downtown area. Mesa Mayor John Giles says the bikes will help connect his community.
A deal on the table would shut down Tucson's race track at the end of the year, but only if they can keep their exclusive right to operate off-track betting parlors in Southern Arizona for another two years.
Bus rapid transit replicates light rail and underground subways at far less cost. That's why U.S. urban planners are studying BRT at a time of stressed public budgets. And the system that is often cited by mass transit advocates is the one in Bogotá, Colombia.
We remember Grant Tinker, who died last month at 90. He founded MTM productions with his then-wife Mary Tyler Moore and produced her hit TV show. Later as chairman of NBC, Tinker oversaw the hit shows Cheers, Hill Street Blues and St. Elsewhere.