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1977 Pontiac Trans Am
Saturday opens one of gearheads’ most anticipated events of the auto show season, the Barrett-Jackson collector car auction.
Jan. 21, 2022
Sonora is one of 10 Mexican states where owners of illegally imported foreign cars will now be able to bring those vehicles into compliance for a small fee.
Jan. 20, 2022
Light rail phoenix
As construction continues for two light rail extensions in Phoenix, leaders are feeling optimistic about adding more.
Jan. 19, 2022
Arizona rural highway
The U.S. Department of Transportation is giving more than $350,000 in grants to Arizona’s tribal nations.
Jan. 19, 2022
A Valley Metro bus in Phoenix
Phoenix is working on early plans to spend its share from the Federal Infrastructure Investments and Jobs Act of 2021, also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.
Jan. 17, 2022
The Loop 101 Pima Freeway
The final major components of the Loop 101 Improvement Project in the north Phoenix area are now done. The $185 million project added a fourth lane in each direction for a 13-mile stretch.
Jan. 11, 2022
Broadway curve project
The state transportation department’s I-10 Broadway Curve Improvement Project is slated to finish in 2024 — except for a portion that’s expected to be finished by the end of this year.
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Jan. 9, 2022
Sonoran Free Transit Zone
Sonoran officials say they want to expand a special transit zone that allows tourists to more easily bring their cars into the state.
Jan. 7, 2022
sign says masks are federally mandated
As part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, almost 60 Arizona airports will get money to support operations, personnel, sanitation and COVID-19 prevention.
Jan. 4, 2022
Parked jets
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport is seeing 175 flight cancellations and more than 70 are delayed Monday. Of those flights, the majority have been split between American and Southwest Airlines.
Jan. 3, 2022
semi trucks along interstate 19
The Arizona Department of Transportation will be reducing traffic on parts of the I-10 in Buckeye as it works to expand the highway from two lanes to three.
Jan. 3, 2022
snowy roads in Flagstaff
While the Phoenix area is expecting rainfall in the coming days, northern Arizona residents should expect some snowfall, which means the Arizona Department of Transportation is warning drivers of dangerous conditions.
Dec. 25, 2021
Crash
Traffic has been lower due to the pandemic, but deaths on highways continue to rise yearly. According to Office of Highway Safety Director Alberto Gutier, there have been more than 1,070 deaths this year alone.
Dec. 23, 2021
Nikola electric truck
Electric and hydrogen-powered truck startup Nikola has agreed to a $125 million settlement over charges that it defrauded investors after misleading them about its products, technical advances, and financial prospects.
Dec. 22, 2021
close up of street pavement
Phoenix could change a key development ordinance to align more closely with state statutes. The goal is to allow more flexibility and opportunity for the city to recoup expenses.
Dec. 21, 2021
The Tucson City Council has approved a 20-year spending plan to fix and improve the city’s roadways.
Dec. 21, 2021
A ramp closed for construction on Loop 101
The Arizona Department of Transportation is upholding a longstanding tradition of no full highway closures during the week of Christmas. ADOT spokesperson Doug Nintzel says the department wants to help people get to their holiday destinations.
Dec. 19, 2021
Lindsay Road Interchange Project
A new interchange on the Loop 202 in Gilbert was expected to be completed next spring. But supply chain issues are making it difficult for the contractor to get one specific product needed to complete the project.
Dec. 18, 2021
A Valley Metro bus in Phoenix
Schools across Arizona and around the country are trying to figure out better ways to get students to school.
Dec. 15, 2021
Sky Harbor
Sky Harbor International Airport has released its October passenger statistics and it is finally nearing pre-pandemic travel numbers.
Dec. 14, 2021

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