Seat belt
As of April 23, Arizona state troopers had investigated over 100 deadly crashes on highways and interstates since the year began and found that 41 of those killed were not wearing seat belts.
May. 31, 2023
Proposed Interstate 11 corridor
A new report claims that construction of Interstate 11 from Nogales to Kingman would put a strain on Arizona’s water supply.
May. 29, 2023
Interstate 11 map
Conservationists have won the right to challenge the Arizona Department of Transportation’s plans to build Interstate 11. This allows the lawsuit to continue.
May. 26, 2023
Light rail extensions disrupt business and traffic. Using steel rods to reinforce concrete beneath the tracks further slows the process while raising sustainability and worker safety concerns. So Valley Metro used an alternative on its current northwest extension.
More Arizona science news
May. 25, 2023
Waymo driverless vehicle next to a traditional Uber
Self-driving car pioneer Waymo is teaming up with ride-hailing leader Uber in the Phoenix area to transport passengers and deliver food in robotic cars that once triggered a bitter technological dispute between the two companies.
May. 23, 2023
Different lanes of traffic to exit and go to different areas of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport are shown here. It is daytime in this photo.
The upcoming Memorial Day weekend is expected to bring big crowds through Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport — which is coming off of its busiest first quarter ever.
May. 22, 2023
New bridge on 48th Street and Broadway Road
Construction zones have been popping up overnight on parts of Interstate 10. Earlier this week, a construction worker was killed after a semi truck crashed into the boom lift he was operating near the Broadway curve.
May. 19, 2023
Phoenix Arizona bus stop
Phoenix is moving forward with a new transportation option and a commitment to community input. The city’s first corridor for bus rapid transit, known as BRT, will run along 35th Avenue from the former Metrocenter Mall to Van Buren Street downtown and along Van Buren to Central Avenue.
May. 19, 2023
a large pile of catalytic converters
The National Insurance Crime Bureau says more than 64,000 catalytic converters were reported stolen to insurance companies in 2022, that’s almost 50,000 more than in 2020.
More Arizona business news
May. 18, 2023
Arizona Capitol copper dome statue Phoenix
As the Arizona Legislature adjourns for another break, one item left on the docket is Prop. 400 — a half-cent sales tax in Maricopa County that funds transportation projects.
May. 18, 2023
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
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


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