Transportation

A ramp closed for construction on Loop 101
The Biden administration’s Infrastructure and Investment Act passed on Monday, and transportation policy makers met Wednesday to discuss its potential impacts on Arizona.
Nov. 17, 2021
A gas pump
Gas has become more expensive around the country, but Arizona is experiencing higher prices than the national average.
Nov. 17, 2021
President Joe Biden
President Joe Biden signed his $1 trillion infrastructure deal into law Monday on the White House lawn, hailing it as an example of what bipartisanship can achieve.
Nov. 15, 2021
The ADOT has began a new project along the US 60 highway to improve vehicle safety during the winter months. Drivers will have more space to act accordingly during wildlife crossings and ice-related incidents.
Nov. 8, 2021
Bowie Unified School District bus
The A for Arizona nonprofit has awarded more than $18 million in grants to fund 24 proposals to modernize or improve transportation options for K-12 students, it announced on Monday.
Nov. 8, 2021
entrance to train station
The Phoenix Sky Train won’t start carrying passengers to and from the airport’s Rental Car Center until mid-2022, but KJZZ got an early look.
Oct. 31, 2021
The Phoenix Public Transit Department is teaming up with other city organizations to provide Phoenix residents public transit passes.
Oct. 29, 2021
Sky Harbor
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is continuing to see a rebound in passenger traffic numbers. Spokesperson Greg Roybal says September statistics show the airport is nearly back to pre-pandemic numbers.
Oct. 29, 2021
photo taken from escalator showing three panels of mural
An iconic mural that outlived the building it was designed for now has a new home. “The Phoenix” has landed at the Rental Car Center at Sky Harbor Airport. Explore the mural’s importance to Phoenix’s past and present.
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Oct. 25, 2021
Phoenix Fire ambulance gurney
The pandemic reduced traffic on Phoenix streets last year, but not traffic fatalities. In 2019, 177 people died due to crashes. In 2020, Phoenix had 185 traffic deaths, and the city is on pace to lose more lives this year.
Oct. 21, 2021
19th Avenue light rail line
More than two years after rejecting light rail expansion into west Phoenix, the City Council will soon be asked to reconsider. A subcommittee voted to support studying light rail options between Central and 91st avenues from McDowell to Camelback roads.
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Oct. 20, 2021
mesa fire truck
Mesa says it will be the first city in the United States to use an all-electric fire truck. On Monday, the City Council approved the $1.4 million purchase.
Oct. 19, 2021
Sky Harbor
Sky Harbor has now become dementia friendly as part of Phoenix’s initiative to become a dementia friendly city.
Oct. 12, 2021
Southwest Airlines plane
AAA Arizona is reminding Southwest Airlines passengers of their rights following nationwide delays and cancellations by the airline that began over the weekend.
Oct. 11, 2021
A taste of NASCAR is coming to downtown Phoenix intersection as the stock racing giant revs up for a major event in the Valley.
Oct. 7, 2021
A Valley Metro bus in Phoenix
Valley Metro passengers will be able to board through the front door again next week. In March 2020, riders began using the rear door to enter and exit buses to increase social distancing.
Oct. 5, 2021
help wanted sign
Nearly 90% of companies have added employee perks since the pandemic began, according to Robert Half’s 2022 Salary Guide. The annual report lists compensation for more than 500 positions across various industries.
More Arizona business news
Oct. 4, 2021
A school bus picking up students
Schools across the country are struggling with a shortage of school bus drivers, and Arizona schools are no exception.
Oct. 4, 2021
Warehouse worker
More than 80% of global trade by volume is moved by sea, and the disruptions are adding billions of dollars to supply chain costs. But strengthening the supply chain during COVID-19 may come down to removing the chain altogether.
Sep. 30, 2021
St. James Hotel
A parking lot will replace a 92-year-old hotel that was recently demolished in downtown Phoenix. The owners of the site also own the NBA’s Phoenix Suns and WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury.
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Sep. 28, 2021

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