Transportation

broadway curve
The westbound I-10 will be closed between the U.S. 60 and State Route 143 for improvement work from 7 p.m. Friday night until 7 a.m. Sunday morning.
Sep. 9, 2022
7th and Camelback in Phoenix
Phoenix has a plan to reduce deadly crashes 25% by 2027 and 60% by 2035 to reach zero fatalities by 2050. On Wednesday, the City Council unanimously approved the Vision Zero Road Safety Action Plan, which includes $10 million in annual funding.
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Sep. 7, 2022
Crosswalk Phoenix
Phoenix had one of the highest pedestrian fatality rates in the country in 2020 and consistently ranks as one of the most dangerous cities in the country for pedestrians as well as cyclists.
Sep. 4, 2022
Cars and trucks on I-17
The Arizona Department of Transportation says major road work will be halted over the Labor Day weekend. Some roads may be partially closed, but busy highways will remain open.
Sep. 2, 2022
Unleaded gas is $3.99 at a Phoenix station
Consumers are paying less at the gas pump than they have in months. The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded in Arizona is now just below $4.
Sep. 2, 2022
Interest in labor unions has been growing nationally — and in Arizona. During the first nine months of the federal fiscal year, the National Labor Relations Board saw efforts to unionize spike nearly 60%. In Arizona, it increased more than 50%.
More Arizona business news
Sep. 1, 2022
car crash
Traffic deaths surged from 2019 to 2021 in Arizona and across the U.S. While that trend continues nationwide, a new report shows traffic fatalities in the state have fallen by 31% in the first quarter of 2022.
Aug. 30, 2022
Sky Harbor
Travel spending was at a new pandemic high last month, according to the U.S. Travel Association. As the Labor Day weekend approaches, Sky Harbor International Airport expects to see heavy travel traffic that will bring numbers at the airport closer to pre-pandemic levels.
Aug. 29, 2022
waymo car
Waymo will expand its autonomous ride-hailing service to its so-called “Trusted Testers” in downtown Phoenix and the East Valley with a new option to ride without a safety driver.
Aug. 29, 2022
Older retired couple driving golf cart home from grocery store
Despite efforts like light rail and buses, the Valley remains a car city. But some innovators would like to see “car culture” shift to “car culture.” Golf carts, that is.
Aug. 29, 2022
Car window
Laws pertaining to vehicle window tinting vary by state, with some having more restrictions than others. Through KJZZ’s Q&AZ project, a listener asked: How dark can Arizona drivers tint their car windows?
Aug. 26, 2022
Gas station pump
Gasoline prices have fallen by more than $1 since peaking in June. As of Friday morning, Arizonans are seeing an average cost of $4.01 per gallon of regular unleaded.
Aug. 26, 2022
Interstate 10 sign
Officials say the main highway from Los Angeles to Phoenix has been damaged by a flash flood that washed out lanes on the eastbound side of Interstate 10 in the Southern California desert near the Arizona state line.
Aug. 26, 2022
John S. McCain III Air Traffic Control Tower at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport dedicated its new control tower this week, naming it after John McCain III, the late U.S. senator from Arizona.
Aug. 24, 2022
Valley Metro bus
Phoenix will get more than $16 million for greener buses through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act) under a Federal Transit Administration grant program.
Aug. 23, 2022
A Valley-based flight school agrees to pay $7 million to settle a federal whistleblower complaint.
Aug. 22, 2022
Interstate 10
Starting Friday night into early Monday, a stretch of Interstate 10 that skirts Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport will be closed.
Aug. 19, 2022
gas pump
Gas prices continue their trend downward. In at least one Arizona county they are below the national average.
Aug. 19, 2022
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

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