Transportation

phoenix fire department
Seven months after the union representing Phoenix firefighters launched a public campaign to highlight concerns over staffing, response times, and high call volume, the department is touting progress.
May. 17, 2023
Vehicle to everything concept illustration
“Vehicle to everything” is the concept of using cellular data and apps to connect vehicles to infrastructure, pedestrians, emergency services, other vehicles and more. The U.S. Department of Transportation is sending Arizona more than $1.7 million to implement the technology.
May. 8, 2023
light rail
Valley Metro riders may potentially see the light rail making new stops in Phoenix in the future. Officials are looking to expand services to take public transit users from downtown to the state capitol.
May. 7, 2023
Paradise Valley District school buses
The pandemic caused major disruptions, including in the workforce. And the problem has reached school districts nationwide. They have been coping with a shortage of school bus drivers for years. Paradise Valley Unified School District is among those struggling.
May. 4, 2023
A new transit center being built at Metrocenter will be named after a longtime Phoenix council member.
May. 4, 2023
waymo autonomous truck
Arizona has been an early adopter in welcoming companies developing autonomous commercial trucking driving technology. But reporter Joann Muller reports that several startups working on self-driving trucks have stalled in the early months of 2023.
May. 1, 2023
Katie Hobbs
This week, Gov. Katie Hobbs announced a cross-border electric trucking pilot program aimed at introducing more electric trucks in the international supply chain.
Apr. 26, 2023
Hyndman train derailment
Recent train derailments have brought renewed attention to railroad safety, and the length of trains has been a big part of that conversation.
Apr. 25, 2023
gas station sign
AAA Arizona spokesperson Julian Paredes says the two main factors affecting Arizona’s supply chain are oil refinery maintenance and OPEC’s pull back announcement.
Apr. 21, 2023
AM radio dial
Ford has announced it’ll be dropping AM radios from many of its new vehicles starting in the 2024 model year. The Show spoke with Jonathan Brewster, CEO of El Dorado Broadcasters, which owns AM stations in Yuma and California.
Apr. 20, 2023
A gas station at in Phoenix
Drivers across the Phoenix area are reporting shortages of regular fuel, as gas prices remain higher than normal — and higher than much of the country. According to our Patrick De Haan, this problem is specific to the Phoenix area.
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Apr. 17, 2023
Gas pump prices.
Demand for gas has dropped across the country but that doesn’t seem to be registering in prices at the pump, especially in Arizona.
Apr. 14, 2023
Sky Harbor Christmas 2022 Southwest line to rebook flights
We’re all familiar with the headlines of airline meltdown and travel nightmares these days. The U.S. Public Interest Research Group has crunched the numbers — and found out how bad it really is.
Apr. 13, 2023
Proposed Phoenix Suns themed crosswalk in downtown Phoenix
The Phoenix Suns are marking their appearance in the NBA playoffs by adding some color outside the Footprint Center.
Apr. 12, 2023
Joby aircraft air taxi
Air taxis — short-distance, helicopter-like aircraft — are in development with a lot of money behind them across the globe. But regulation is a bit further off.
Apr. 11, 2023
 photo enforcement camera
Arizona lawmakers are once again considering a bill to ban photo radar. The measure’s supporters argue the cameras are intrusive, while critics say they help cut down on crashes.
Apr. 3, 2023
gas pump
Gas prices in Arizona continue rising, as the average price for a gallon is $4.29, up 10 cents from a week ago.
Mar. 31, 2023
Tucson police car
Tucson police officers are asking the Legislature to pass a bill that would require pedestrians and cyclists to provide Identification if there is probable cause they committed a traffic violation.
Mar. 30, 2023
downtown tucson
City officials in Tucson are gearing up for its long-awaited project that promises to repair and improve residential streets citywide.
Mar. 29, 2023
For the first time, Phoenix Rising will play soccer in its namesake city.
Mar. 29, 2023

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