Transportation

Gas pump
The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas rose up three cents over the past week. Now, the statewide average stands at $3.81.
Jul. 29, 2023
Trucks on Interstate 9 in Arizona
Strong winds in La Paz County knocked over several semitrucks and blew some off of I-10 on Thursday. ADOT reported closures between Tonopah and Quartzsite, which lasted into Friday morning.
Jul. 28, 2023
uber driver
In 2018, a self-driving Uber struck and killed a woman walking a bicycle across a Tempe street. Now, a judge has handed down a sentence for the backup driver of the SUV that hit the 49-year-old victim.
Jul. 28, 2023
airplane tail
The Show spoke with Dr. Bob Thomas, an assistant professor of Aeronautical Science at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach campus about issues with flying during periods of extreme heat.
Jul. 28, 2023
Arizona Capitol
Local leaders and Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs are reportedly working to strike a final deal with the Republican-led Legislature to extend a transportation tax in Maricopa County. The outcome of those talks will determine whether that tax will continue as it has for nearly 40 years.
Jul. 26, 2023
Sky Harbor
More than 150 flights were delayed at Sky Harbor International Airport on Monday afternoon. The Federal Aviation Administration’s website said it had issued a ground stop at the airport.
Jul. 24, 2023
airplane tail
The Show spoke with the Cranky Flier about a new travel hack that may not be a good idea.
Jul. 21, 2023
tonto basin
In 2019, three children and a 69-year-old man died in separate incidents while trying to cross the flooded creek. The deaths amplified calls to the state to appropriate funds for a bridge.
Jul. 20, 2023
Freeway Sign
Don’t hurry, be happy. Buckle up, buttercup. You may have seen signs like these on freeways throughout the state, and you may have had your own clever idea. ADOT wants to hear it.
Jul. 20, 2023
Welcome to Scottsdale marker sign
The Show spoke with Asha Weinstein Agrawal, education director at San Jose State University’s Mineta Transportation Institute about the "road diet."
Jul. 18, 2023
Mobility law
Sonorans’ quality of life is negatively affected by poor roads, lack of safe bike lanes and unreliable public transportation. That’s the message of a proposal submitted by more than 20 citizen groups asking for a law to improve public mobility.
Jul. 14, 2023
Our extreme heat is generating extreme business for Phoenix are auto repair shops. For 50 years, Dave Martin’s shop has been servicing cars and trucks. “The last couple weeks have been brutal,” he said.
Jul. 14, 2023
Arizona Alice Cooper's Solid Rock Foundation specialty license plate
Other new plates include Arizona REALTORS Foundation for Housing and Community Outreach; Cancer Support Community Arizona’s emotional and social support services; and the Diné College on the Navajo Nation.
Jul. 13, 2023
Chevy Bolt at an Electrify America charging station
The Arizona Department of Transportation is adding electric vehicle charging stations along seven additional highway corridors throughout the state.
Jul. 12, 2023
sun in phoenix
The extreme heat in metro Phoenix is affecting air quality. The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality has scheduled an ozone high pollution watch for Thursday and Friday in Maricopa County.
Jul. 11, 2023
light rail
Phoenix is looking to develop 3.2- acres of prime real estate along Central Avenue between Osborn and Indian School roads. The city-owned site has sat vacant since 2004 when the city invoked eminent domain to secure the land along the light rail line.
Jul. 11, 2023
A plane takes off from Flagstaff Pulliam Airport
Flagstaff Pulliam Airport is temporarily closed for a runway maintenance project. All but helicopter operations are affected.
Jul. 9, 2023
Passengers press a button to begin a ride in Waymo's vehicle
Waymo continues to expand its robotaxi services in metro Phoenix. Starting Friday, Waymo One riders can access areas that extend further north to uptown Phoenix and towards Gainey Ranch in Scottsdale.
Jul. 7, 2023
TSMC fab plant
A chipmaker will send temporary workers to Phoenix to help build a massive factory while the state and city pledge to extend a major road near the site.
Jul. 5, 2023
The Phoenix City Council has approved a public art plan totaling nearly $20 million. The plan includes adding 12 new and refurbishing and repairing 30 existing projects.
More Arizona business news
Jul. 4, 2023

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