Transportation

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American Airlines says blended travel, a mix of business and leisure trips, is now responsible for nearly half its revenue.
Oct. 4, 2022
Andrés Manuel López Obrador
The Mexican government is working on a plan to establish a state-owned airline that would be operated by the military.
Oct. 4, 2022
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Drivers who use eastbound U.S. 60 to connect to southbound Price Freeway in Tempe will need to pick an alternative route this month. The freeway-to-freeway ramp that funnels traffic from eastbound U.S. 60 onto southbound Loop 101 closed Monday night and will remain closed until 5 a.m. on Oct. 30.
Oct. 4, 2022
The price of gas is $4.99 a gallon
Since the technology is old, scheduled and unforeseen maintenance has closed refineries in California.
Sep. 29, 2022
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Thanks to grants and programs, Phoenix helped many small businesses survive COVID-19, but higher housing costs could hurt future economic development.
Sep. 28, 2022
Hoboken New Jersey 20mph speed limit
The Phoenix City Council earlier this month unanimously approved adopting a Vision Zero Road Safety Action Plan. This comes as Arizona boasts one of the nation's highest pedestrian fatality rates. But other regions are, or have been, struggling with similar.
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Sep. 28, 2022
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A new law gives a bit more freedom to motorcyclists to get around city streets. The law that took effect on Saturday allows motorcyclists to pass to the front of traffic, but only when that traffic is stopped.
Sep. 26, 2022
Phoenix pollution
The EPA has reclassified Maricopa County to a more severe status for ozone pollution, moving the region from “marginal” up to a label of “moderate.”
Sep. 23, 2022
Proposed I-11 Routes
Federal and state officials are asking a judge to toss a lawsuit seeking to stop development of the propose 280-mile Interstate 11 project from Nogales to Wickenburg.
Sep. 22, 2022
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The White House has brokered a deal to avoid a potential railroad strike, but approval from unions is still pending. Meanwhile, Greg Hynes of SMART still hopes labor unions and railroad workers can reach an agreement without government intervention.
Sep. 22, 2022
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He declined to provide an estimated completion date, but federal transportation officials have previously said it's expected in the second half of this year.
Sep. 20, 2022
Nikola electric truck
Nikola Corp.’s top executive testified at the trial of the truckmaker’s founder on Monday, saying he repeatedly tried without success to rein in a man prone to exaggeration and misstating facts while trying to elevate his company's share price with promises he couldn't keep.
Sep. 20, 2022
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The largest school district in the Navajo Nation has received its first electric school buses. Some students in the Chinle Unified School District experienced their first rides in electric vehicles this week.
Sep. 15, 2022
Electrify America electric car charging station connector
The Biden-Harris administration announced that plans were approved for 33 states, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, for developing infrastructure to support a nationwide charging network for electric vehicles. Arizona's plan is one of them.
Sep. 15, 2022
Nikola electric truck
The founder of Nikola Motor Company went on trial in New York this week on charges of fraud and securities fraud.
Sep. 14, 2022
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Phoenix City Manager Jeff Barton has announced the city’s first public health adviser. Nicole Dupuis-Witt will address public health priorities and needs across the city.
Sep. 13, 2022
A Cruise driverless taxi operating in San Francisco
As it already has been doing in parts of San Francisco during night-time hours, Cruise’s ride-hailing service will transport Phoenix passengers in vehicles that won’t have a safety driver.
Sep. 13, 2022
Charge Point electric vehicle charging station Flagstaff
Beginning Dec. 1, Tucson is requiring all new developments and parking lots with at least 50 spaces to offer electric vehicle charging stations.
Sep. 12, 2022
1965 Chevrolet Impala Super Sport lowrider Day at the Bay
California is banning the sale of gas-powered cars in 2035. But a Los Angeles Times columnist says the result will be a mixed bag for both the environment and working-class Californians.
Sep. 12, 2022
A gas pump at a Phoenix station
The global demand for oil is falling, which has caused a slight decrease in gas prices in other parts of the country. However, Arizona isn't following that trend.
Sep. 9, 2022

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