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Justice department opposes Arizona effort to deny ‘dreamers’ driver’s licenses

Posted by   /  February 17, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Immigration, Transportation  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Star Attorney General Mark Brnovich is getting no help from the Trump administration in his last-ditch bid to deny driver’s licenses to “dreamers.” In fact, the Department of Justice is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reject his plea. Instead, Noel Francisco, the federal solicitor general, […]

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Queen Creek breaks ground on Ellsworth Road improvements

Posted by   /  February 15, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

AZBigMedia The Ellsworth Road project will improve the flow of traffic and safety on Queen Creek’s most traveled roadway. Improvements to the roadway were initiated with a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, Feb. 14. The project coordinates the Town’s improvements with four development related projects along Ellsworth Road. Improvements include softening the curve at Queen Creek […]

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Residents sound off on transportation needs near Hunt Highway and Power Road

Posted by   /  February 12, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By Wendy Miller | Queen Creek Independent Send traffic to Riggs Road. Keep Hunt Highway rural. Those were two recommendations made by people attending a Feb. 7 Maricopa County Department of Transportation open house at Casteel High School, 24901 S. Power Road. About 125 people attended the event, MCDOT Public Information Officer Ron Coleman estimated. […]

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Lawmaker says photo radar poses constitutional problems

Posted by   /  February 10, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Transportation  /  No Comments

Past legislation to ban cameras has failed By Nicole Gutierrez | Cronkite News A Gilbert lawmaker wants to ban photo-enforcement cameras across the state, saying they generate money for the company that makes them and cities that use them, but do little to keep the streets safe. “It’s actually been shown in many areas to […]

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Phoenix Transportation Department rearranges leadership

Posted by   /  February 9, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By Rebecca Spiess | Downtown Devil The Street Transportation Department for the city of Phoenix has shuffled leadership as part of a larger city effort to improve key areas, according to city officials. Street Transportation Department Director Ray Dovalina moved from his position to take a new post in the Public Works Department overseeing the city’s flood […]

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ADOT brings back HURF exchange program aiding local transportation projects

Posted by   /  February 9, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

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Queen Creek Independent The Arizona Department of Transportation has brought back a program made possible under state law allowing local governments to build transportation projects faster and at a lower cost by reducing red tape associated with federal funding. The HURF Exchange Program — taking its name from the Highway User Revenue Fund — allows […]

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Coolidge mayor not happy with ADOT work on Central Avenue

Posted by   /  February 9, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By Rofida Khairalla | Coolidge Examiner Work on Main Street may be in the final phases, but that does not necessarily mean the city of Coolidge has its last road closure sign or torn-up pavement. Mayor Jon Thompson said that while projects for both Main Street and the portion of Central Avenue between Main and […]

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Foothills Reserve legal case threatens South Mountain Freeway progress

Posted by   /  February 9, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Transportation  /  No Comments

By Paul Maryniak | Ahwatukee Foothills News A new court battle has emerged over the South Mountain Freeway that could threaten the state’s plan to complete the $1.7 billion project by late next year. Foothills Reserve homeowner Dietmar Hanke has asked state Superior Court to allow him to challenge condemnation proceedings for an 11-acre parcel of […]

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Home builders association sues Pinal RTA

Posted by   /  February 8, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County working to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county By Jake Kincaid The Pinal Regional Transportation Authority has another lawsuit on its hands. The Home Builders Association of Central Arizona is suing the county over Proposition 417, arguing that the pamphlet […]

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Pinal County RTA pushes for implementation of half-cent sales tax

Posted by   /  February 2, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County working to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county By Raquel Hendrickson | InMaricopa A joint-litigation attorney for Pinal County Regional Transportation Authority wrote a letter to the Department of Revenue on Wednesday asking when and how the voter-approved half-cent sales tax […]

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