Transportation

Ballot for city of Phoenix
Initial results from Tuesday’s election show support for Phoenix issuing half a billion dollars in bonds, with approval ranging from 60% to 70%.
Nov. 7, 2023
An operator fills a Nikola truck with hydrogen fuel
The Show spoke with Julie McNamara, deputy policy director for the Climate and Energy Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, about her questions surrounding hydrogen hubs and how they will work.
Nov. 7, 2023
7th and Camelback in Phoenix
A group of central Phoenix residents along Seventh Avenue and Seventh Street have launched a petition drive to get rid of the reverse lanes on those streets.
Nov. 6, 2023
Some Phoenix leaders are pushing for more security along the city’s light rail line. Valley Metro is responsible for light rail operations and uses private security to enforce code of conduct and inspect fares.
Nov. 2, 2023
A Southwest Airlines flight takes off from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2023.
More than 3.7 million passengers traveled through Sky Harbor in September. That’s a 6.4 percent increase over September of last year.
Nov. 2, 2023
Phoenix pollution
Residents in Maricopa and Pinal counties can take a survey about environmental challenges and where they get their information as part of the Maricopa Association of Governments' regional plan to reduce climate pollution.
Oct. 31, 2023
A Cruise driverless taxi operating in San Francisco
Andrew Hawkins, transportation editor at The Verge, talks with The Show about what Cruise suspended operations nationwide could mean for the autonomous vehicle industry.
Oct. 30, 2023
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A vehicle crash involving a wrong-way driver and a recreational vehicle on the Loop 101 in Peoria Sunday morning left one person dead and two people injured. The Arizona Department of Public Safety says calls came in about a head-on collision involving a band touring bus and truck in the early morning hours.
Oct. 29, 2023
Indian Route 6730 cuts through the Navajo homestead in Cameron.
The Safe Streets and Roads for All program has disbursed federal funding to the Navajo Nation and Hualapai Tribe. And Arizona's six grantees have been collectively allocated more than $3.1 million in federal funding through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
Oct. 27, 2023
A Cruise driverless taxi operating in San Francisco
General Motors’ robotaxi service Cruise is suspending driverless operations across the country. Last December, the company started offering services to a small number of people in Phoenix.
Oct. 27, 2023
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Prices cool as refinery problems and heat come to an end.
Oct. 27, 2023
Waymo vehicle
Riders in metro Phoenix can now use the Uber app to hail driverless Waymo vehicles.
Oct. 26, 2023
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Hundreds of food and beverage workers went on strike this Wednesday morning at Sky Harbor International Airport.
Oct. 25, 2023
Interstate 17 near Grant Street in Phoenix
Arizona Department of Transportation is raising the speed limit to 65 mph on a segment of Interstate 17 in Phoenix. The speed limit is increasing 10 mph from the Interstate 10 interchange to Peoria Avenue.
Oct. 24, 2023
You may have noticed purple street lights scattered around Phoenix, an unusual sight for people used to the default orange glow. But why are they there?
Oct. 23, 2023
Overhead view of two freeways merging
The plan sets an outline for funding priorities in transportation projects over the next 25 years. The bulk of spending will be on state highway projects, at about 74%, with aviation infrastructure being the next top priority.
Oct. 23, 2023
View of Piestewa Peak
Through KJZZ’s Q&AZ reporting project, a listener asked: Why isn’t there an Exit 6 going northbound on Arizona State Route 51? It all comes down to naming conventions and location.
Oct. 23, 2023
A gas station pump in north Phoenix
A seasonal decrease in demand and the resolution of certain refinery issues has led to a 52 cent drop in fuel prices at the pump in the last month.
Oct. 23, 2023
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Phoenix is looking for ideas from people living across the city on how to expand its Shared Micromobilty Program. There are two opportunities for people to provide feedback.
More Arizona transportation news
Oct. 19, 2023
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Drivers can now add their licenses and state IDs to Google Wallet. The Arizona Department of Transportation move comes after it added support for Apple Wallet last year.
Oct. 18, 2023

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