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[EDITORIAL] Roberts: Why in the world would Phoenix narrow Van Buren Street?

Posted by   /  July 25, 2017  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

(Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussion purposes only.) Laurie Roberts: The major city in one of the nation’s fastest growing metro areas is about to spend millions to narrow a major thoroughfare. Genius idea. By Laurie Roberts | The Republic Phoenix has done its fair share of dumb things. Going into the hotel business tops […]

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Van Buren Street to lose car lanes? 6 major Phoenix transportation projects to watch

Posted by   /  July 25, 2017  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By Brenna Goth | The Republic Phoenix is retrofitting streets throughout the city with the goal of making them friendlier to bicycles and pedestrians. Some streets are losing vehicle lanes under proposed projects. Others are getting new street lighting, bike lanes and intersection improvements. The Phoenix City Council highlighted the changes as a priority for the city when it recently […]

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[EDITORIAL] New Pinal County transportation tax; Support

Posted by   /  July 23, 2017  /  Transportation  /  1 Comment

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County working to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county PinalCentral (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussion purposes only.) Some Pinal County officials and business and community leaders have joined to promote a new half-cent sales tax for road […]

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How Uber’s hard-charging corporate culture left employees drained

Posted by   /  July 22, 2017  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By Caroline O’Donovan and Priya Anand | BuzzFeed News At Uber, the workday starts early and ends late. Engineers working on certain teams are accustomed to predawn pings from work: Something might be broken, or about to break, and if you don’t get up and fix it, there’s hell to pay — including the possibility […]

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I-11 study progressing as planned

Posted by   /  July 21, 2017  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By Heather Smathers | Casa Grande Dispatch CASA GRANDE — Results from public hearings held in May regarding a possible future route for Interstate 11 will be available in the next few weeks, officials said. Laura Douglas, community relations project manager with the Arizona Department of Transportation, said: “The I-11 study team is currently working […]

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Coalition forms to support Pinal road plan, excise tax

Posted by   /  July 21, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Transportation  /  No Comments

By Kelly Fisher | PinalCentral A coalition of government officials, business leaders and residents is urging voters to approve two separate propositions that would fund major transportation projects in Pinal County. Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County working to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county […]

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Technology forges the road for Scottsdale traffic as population growth appears imminent

Posted by   /  July 21, 2017  /  Real Estate, Transportation  /  No Comments

By Melissa Fittro | Scottsdale Independent Behind the hustle and bustle of Scottsdale’s 311 traffic signals are fewer than 20 people making sure drivers see those green, yellow and red lights. The Traffic Management Center, 9191 E. San Salvador Drive, can shift its focus on any area of Scottsdale at a moment’s notice and the […]

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ADOT may replace roundabouts with diverging-diamond interchange design

Posted by   /  July 20, 2017  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By BrieAnna J Frank | The Republic The Arizona Department of Transportation is proposing construction of Arizona’s first “diverging diamond” interchanges. One of the interchanges would be built on Interstate 17 and Happy Valley Road. The other two would be built as part of the new South Mountain Freeway now under construction, which will extend the Loop […]

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Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport earns Airport Innovation Award

Posted by   /  July 14, 2017  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

AZ Big Media The Airport Innovation Accelerator – established by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) as a hub for innovation to drive creative approaches and build airports of the future – has selected Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to receive the second annual Airport Innovation Award for its creative work to improve the […]

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Residents, Business And Government Leaders Unite To Form Committee In Support Of New Freeways And Roads To Meet  Pinal County’s Current And Future Traffic Needs

Posted by   /  July 14, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Transportation  /  No Comments

(Editor’s note: News releases are published unedited, unless they contain factual errors.) Diverse Group Forms For Transportation Improvements Before It’s Too Late (Casa Grande, Ariz.) A coalition called New Roads and Freeways Before It’s Too Late: Yes on Propositions 416 and 417 has been formed in support of two November ballot items designed to solve […]

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