Transportation

Wrong-way sign
In an effort to help police officers zero in on wrong-way drivers, the Arizona Department of Transportation says it’s expanding the use of thermal cameras.
Jun. 17, 2022
gas prices at QT on university in Tempe as of June 15, 2022
As of June 15, gas prices for a gallon of regular, unleaded gas in Arizona average around $5.40. For a gallon in Maricopa County, prices average $5.70.
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Jun. 15, 2022
I-17 near Munds Park, Arizona
The Arizona Department of Transportation will repave 29 miles of I-17 to repair winter damage and make the drive a little smoother.
Jun. 14, 2022
Semitruck
The Arizona Department of Transportation announced that trucks will be restricted to drive in the right lane only for a portion of the I-10.
Jun. 10, 2022
Waymo vehicle in downtown Phoenix
Autonomous vehicles are the future of the transportation industry. It will create opportunity on many fronts, but it will also cost jobs for hundreds of thousands of people.
Jun. 9, 2022
a person pumping gas
Arizonans are paying about $5.08 for a gallon of gas on average. That is 32 cents more than the national average. Maricopa County is paying well above that with an average at $5.43 per gallon.
Jun. 3, 2022
a wide view of a freeway
The Arizona Department of Transportation has applied for a grant to speed up improvements on an Arizona highway. The department has already widened significant portions of U.S. 93 between Wickenburg and Interstate 40.
May. 30, 2022
gas pump
Gas prices remain at record-breaking highs with no end in sight. AAA Arizona Spokesperson Aldo Vazquez says prices have steadily increased over the last month.
May. 27, 2022
Beus Center for Law and Society
More than 15 years after Phoenix voters approved bonds to finance ASU’s construction downtown, the city will take control of several university-used parking lots.
May. 26, 2022
Sky Harbor
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport will offer more support for travelers who are blind or low-vision. The airport will pay California-based Aira $50,000 over five years for visual interpreting services.
May. 25, 2022
Airplane
There is a shortage of pilots in this country which the pandemic has only exacerbated. And as inflation and surging demand has flight prices going up, it’s only adding another layer of uncertainty for the airline industry and its flyers.
May. 23, 2022
Tempe streetcar
Valley Metro's new Tempe streetcar will begin serving riders Friday. The first modern streetcar line in the Phoenix area will includes stops near ASU’s Tempe Campus, Gammage Auditorium, Sun Devil Stadium and residential areas.
May. 19, 2022
Durazo with other leaders
The governor of Sonora met with the leaders of U.S. and Mexican railway companies this week to push for railroad tracks that run through the downtowns of both Nogales, Arizona, and Sonora to be moved.
May. 19, 2022
Earth
A Tucson company claims to have set a record in the space tourism industry.
May. 19, 2022
Boxes of tile, metal pipes and traffic cones are the only signs of life in this part of the tunnel.
Through KJZZ's Q&AZ reporting project, a listener asked: Whatever happened with the empty space in the middle of Interstate 10's Deck Park Tunnel in Phoenix?
More Q&AZ questions answered
May. 18, 2022
Tucson skyline
Tucson voters have approved a measure to use sales tax revenue to fund a sweeping road improvement project over the next 10 years.
May. 18, 2022
downtown tucson
The Tucson International Airport is getting a multimillion-dollar funding package from the Department of Transportation.
May. 16, 2022
Carvana truck
At the end of 2021, Carvana had more than 20,000 full- and part-time employees. On Tuesday, the Tempe-based company had 2,500 fewer positions.
More Arizona business news
May. 10, 2022
empty U.S. 60 freeway
The westbound U.S. 60 between the Loop 101 and McClintock Drive reopened late Sunday night after a closure that lasted more than two weeks, Tempe said in a press release. The stretch of freeway had been closed since a May 7 water main break flooded the freeway.
May. 9, 2022
a person pumping gas
Gas prices are back on the rise this week, which a representative from the American Automobile Association says is partially due to an decrease in crude oil supply.
More Arizona business news
May. 7, 2022

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