Transportation

A ramp closed for construction on Loop 101
The weekend is filled with delays and detours on the westbound Interstate 10 in west Phoenix and parts of State Route 143 near Sky Harbor Airport.
Aug. 12, 2022
U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg
The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the city of Phoenix $25 million to build a bike and pedestrian bridge over the Salt River, connecting south Phoenix to downtown.
Aug. 11, 2022
aircraft lined up to take off
Scottsdale Airport is getting millions to improve the flying experience for private jets and smaller aircraft. More than $5 million in federal grants will help Scottsdale Airport relieve congestion among smaller propeller, turboprop and business jet aircraft.
More Arizona business news
Aug. 10, 2022
stuffed animals
Phoenix is offering a new benefit for qualified workers at Sky Harbor Airport. Applications are being accepted for a child care scholarship program.
Aug. 10, 2022
People with mobility issues spend more than $58 billion a year on travel and their leisure trips are nearly the same frequency as those without mobility disabilities. But their experiences are much different.
Aug. 9, 2022
a person pumping gas
Gas prices continue to fall in the state and around the country. Arizona is averaging at about $4.37 per gallon.
Aug. 5, 2022
United Airlines plane
United Airlines is counting on the West Valley to help grow its pilots. The airline expects to graduate 240 students this year at its training campus at Phoenix Goodyear Airport.
Aug. 4, 2022
New bridge on 48th Street and Broadway Road
They say the easiest stories to cover are those in your own backyard. And in KJZZ's Tempe studio backyard lies one of the most famous and busiest traffic interchanges in the state, which just happens to be undergoing a major makeover.
More Arizona transportation news
Aug. 3, 2022
Charge Point electric vehicle charging station Flagstaff
The latest electric vehicles will be on display at Tempe’s Center for the Arts this Friday as the city tries to increase EV awareness, interest and use.
Jul. 27, 2022
A ramp closed for construction on Loop 101
The Maricopa Association of Governments, known as MAG, is meeting Wednesday to address a potential funding deficit for transportation projects. That’s because earlier this month, Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed a bill that would have given Maricopa County voters the chance to extend a half-penny transportation tax that expires in 2025.
Jul. 24, 2022
a person pumping gas
Average prices at the pump in the state are continuing to fall more than a dime per gallon of gas over the last week.
Jul. 22, 2022
Maya train construction
The Mexican government has restarted construction on a contested railroad project that had run into legal hurdles. Known as the Maya train, the railway has now been designated as a national security matter in order to continue work on the project.
Jul. 20, 2022
Arizona 4-H Youth Foundation license plate
Arizona drivers have four new specialty license plate options to choose from. Most of the revenue from those plates will go to different charitable causes.
Jul. 19, 2022
Chandler Flex on-demand ride service minivan
An on-demand ride service called Chandler Flex is launching in the city July 12. It’s an on-demand ride service that’s running mostly in the southwestern part of the city.
Jul. 12, 2022
South Mountain Freeway
Gov. Ducey has vetoed a bill that would have given Maricopa County voters the opportunity to extend its transportation tax, which ends in 2025.
Jul. 7, 2022
traveler with a suitcase
California is restricting state-funded travel to Arizona after Gov. Doug Ducey signed what he called “common sense” legislation. But in a news release California Attorney General Rob Bonta called it discriminatory.
More Arizona business news
Jul. 7, 2022
A sign for Sunset Point north of Phoenix.
State transportation officials are planning a near total shutdown of a popular rest area on Interstate 17 north of Phoenix. Sunset Point will only be open for commercial trucks during a monthslong renovation that starts July 11.
Jul. 6, 2022
Airplane
The summer travel season has been a bit of a bumpy ride so far, especially for air travelers.
Jul. 6, 2022
drawing of buildings to be built
Work is underway on a large industrial park in southeast Mesa called Gateway Grand. Greystar Development recently broke ground on the 150-acre site, south of Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport and next to a planned extension by Union Pacific Railroad.
Jul. 4, 2022
light rail
Valley Metro announced this week that all downtown Phoenix light rail stops are reopening Saturday, after some had been closed for more than two months due to construction.
Jul. 1, 2022

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