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Saint Holdings President, CEO Jackob Andersen to Elon Musk: Bring Tesla to AZ

Posted by   /  May 27, 2020  /  Economy, Energy and Environment, Technology, Transportation  /  No Comments

By Corina Vanek | Phoenix Business Journal After eccentric Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk recently threatened to move the company out of California, one of Arizona’s largest private landowners is looking to capitalize on the opportunity. When Musk first tweeted he planned for Tesla to leave California over the state’s stay-at-home order that shut down his […]

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The Monday Morning Commute: Ask the traffic engineer: What’s the story with the freeway numbering system in Phoenix?

Posted by   /  May 26, 2020  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By Paul Basha, traffic engineer, Summit Land Management What’s the story with the freeway numbering system in Phoenix? Why does I-10 become I-17, SR-51, and SR-202? First, we need to acknowledge the Arizona Department of Transportation for having the foresight two to four decades ago to construct the freeways where they did. Oddly and fortunately, […]

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The Monday Morning Commute: Ask the traffic engineer

Posted by   /  May 18, 2020  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By Paul Basha, traffic engineer, Summit Land Management What is a driver supposed to do when one of these signs is flashing red? The formal name for these signs is “Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon”. (The slang name is HAWK for High-Intensity Activated Crosswalk. The spouse of the Tucson Traffic Engineer who invented these signs in the […]

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Lucid installing robotic machinery in CG plant

Posted by   /  May 18, 2020  /  Real Estate, Technology, Transportation  /  No Comments

By Suzanne Adams-Ockrassa | Casa Grande Dispatch CASA GRANDE — Lucid Motors has started installing the equipment for the assembly line for its electric luxury sedan at its new manufacturing plant in Casa Grande. “Our team of automotive experts and industry partners have started installing the main line in the “Body in White” shop along […]

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Photo: Arizona desert’s a parking lot

Posted by   /  May 17, 2020  /  Coronavirus, PHOTOS/CARTOONS, Transportation  /  No Comments

Decommissioned and suspended JetBlue aircraft are stored in Pinal Airpark in Marana, Arizona. The world’s largest commercial aircraft storage facility is holding a larger number of planes because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on air travel./Photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

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State laws & the regulation of the towing industry, by RLG Partner Adam Trenk and RLG litigator Olen Lenets

Posted by   /  May 15, 2020  /  Featured News, Transportation  /  No Comments

By Adam Trenk and Olen Lenets | Rose Law Group In the State of Arizona, the rights and responsibilities of a towing company are outlined and regulated by the Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S.). Political subdivisions of the State, such as counties and municipalities may also have additional regulations found in their codes and ordinances relating […]

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Deal to take Nikola public clears latest hurdle, merger vote set

Posted by   /  May 13, 2020  /  Energy and Environment, Technology, Transportation  /  No Comments

By Jeff Gifford | Phoenix Business Journal A plan to transform Phoenix-based electric vehicle startup Nikola Corp. into a publicly traded company rolled ahead Tuesday after stockholders at VectoIQ Acquisitions Corp. agreed to extend the time to complete the deal beyond this week’s deadline. The special meeting vote on Tuesday paves the way for the […]

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Lucid Motors teases a glimpse of a fleet of its electric vehicles in its California HQ

Posted by   /  May 12, 2020  /  Energy and Environment, Transportation  /  No Comments

By Cromwell Schubarth | Silicon Valley Business Journal Lucid Motors Inc. can’t road test the small fleet of prototypes of electric vehicles it has assembled in the Bay Area, thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic. But it posted a blog and video on Monday that tease the Lucid Air vehicles that it plans to challenge Tesla Motors […]

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Can Arizona get into Tesla HQ mix after Musk promises move over California COVID-19 frustrations

Posted by   /  May 11, 2020  /  Coronavirus, Energy and Environment, Transportation  /  No Comments

By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter Elon Musk made plenty of waves over the weekend when he tweeted his intentions to move Tesla’s headquarters from California to Texas or Nevada over frustrations with COVID-19 closures in Alameda County. Greater Phoenix Economic Council President and CEO Chris Camacho wants to make sure Arizona is […]

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The Monday Morning Commute: Ask the traffic engineer

Posted by   /  May 11, 2020  /  Coronavirus, Transportation  /  No Comments

By Paul Basha, traffic engineer, Summit Land Management Thank you for your thoughts on April 27th about driving after the current coronavirus pandemic has passed. Do you have any information or data about travel during the current pandemic? Fortunately, a National Public Radio Morning Edition story provided an answer to this question. These data and […]

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