interstate 10 checkpoint
There's a checkpoint on the California-Arizona border of Interstate 10. Through KJZZ's Q&AZ project, a listener asked, "Why isn't there a checkpoint when you drive back to Arizona?" Well, there used to be. Here's why the director of the Arizona Department Agriculture thinks their removal was a big mistake.
More Q&AZ questions answered
Dec. 13, 2022
The road hopes to improve traffic flow between Mesa and Queen Creek.
Dec. 13, 2022
gas pump
The average cost per gallon of regular unleaded gas is now lower than a year ago. That’s true for the national average at $3.83 but depends where you live in the state, according to AAA Arizona spokesperson Julian Paredes.
Dec. 9, 2022
Charge Point electric vehicle charging station Flagstaff
Arizona is set to get more than $76.5 million over the next five years as part of a national electric vehicle infrastructure program. While the Arizona Department of Transportation plans to add public charging stations along interstate highways, utility companies are preparing for more cars that rely on the power grid.
Dec. 4, 2022
Despite many travelers flying elsewhere for Thanksgiving, air travel went pretty smoothly. That's in contrast to issues from earlier this year.
Dec. 2, 2022
Douglas Municipal Airport
Arizona's first international airport wasn't in Phoenix or Tucson, but near the southern border in Douglas. And preservationists like Cindy Hayostek are working to ensure it sticks around.
Nov. 28, 2022
downtown tucson
Tucson's free public transit will not continue into 2023 if the city cannot find new funding for the program.
Nov. 26, 2022
gas pump
Here’s some good news for anyone driving long distances this holiday weekend. Arizona gas prices are continuing to decline.
Nov. 24, 2022
After a two-year hiatus, the Arizona International Auto Show returns to the Phoenix Convention Center for the holiday weekend.
Nov. 23, 2022
If you’ve driven Interstate 17 around Peoria and Dunlap avenues, you may have noticed construction around the former Metrocenter Mall. Adding light rail is a key part of revitalizing the area and includes the system's first rail-only bridge over a Valley freeway.
More Arizona business news
Nov. 21, 2022
person using cellphone
Residents in Two West Valley communities now have another way to get around. WeRIDE is a microtransit system available in Avondale and Goodyear.
Nov. 18, 2022
a person pumping gas
Gas prices are trending down but there's still a wide swing depending upon where you live in Arizona.
Nov. 18, 2022
Don't drive tired
With the holiday season upon us, leaders in Sonora are taking a new tack this year: encouraging people traveling long distances to the U.S. border to stay in Hermosillo for a night.
Nov. 17, 2022
Beginning May 3, Arizona airline travelers will need a federally compliant form of identification. Bill Lamoreaux is the spokesperson for the Arizona Department of Transportation, and he says this is something that needs to be done quickly for all future travel.
Nov. 16, 2022
The parent company of Dodge and Chrysler has issued a stop-drive order for approximately 276,000 cars from 2005 through 2010 over airbag problems.
Nov. 16, 2022
Tempe City Hall
Fourteen people died in traffic accidents in Tempe in 2021. And this weekend, the city will be honoring them with ceremonial signs at the intersections where they were killed. It’s part of an awareness campaign as the city tries to eliminate traffic deaths entirely.
Nov. 15, 2022
tucson's skyline from the Tucson Mountain Park
Traffic at Tucson International Airport continues to surpass pre-pandemic levels. The airport says the number of passengers who came to the airport in 2022 has topped 2019 levels in every month so far.
Nov. 15, 2022
Downtown Phoenix Ambassador Hans Hughes
A City Council vote is scheduled for Wednesday to honor a popular figure in downtown Phoenix who died more than a year ago.
Nov. 14, 2022
Brittany Bunch
The largest aviation union in the country wants a no-fly list of dangerous passengers to halt a growing number of assaults on airline workers. A national campaign by the Transport Workers Union was at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport on Friday to build public support.
Nov. 11, 2022
gas pump
The price of a gallon of gas in Arizona is nearly 50 cents above the national average. AAA Arizona spokesperson Julian Paredes says the expense may grow or shrink as you travel around the state.
Nov. 11, 2022


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