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Eloy loses bid to delay land purchase for north-south freeway

Posted by   /  February 19, 2019  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Saint Holdings By Heather Smathers | Eloy Enterprise Eloy’s efforts to delay the purchase of right of way for a proposed north-south highway corridor was rejected this week by county officials. On Wednesday, the Pinal County Board of Supervisors was asked to approve a purchase of land to eventually be […]

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Boom! Fossil vehicle sales are officially now decreasing in China, Europe, & USA

Posted by   /  February 18, 2019  /  Energy and Environment, Transportation  /  No Comments

  By Dr. Maximilian Holland | CleanTechnica Report Sales of fossil fuelled vehicles are now on the decline in the world’s three largest auto markets, and being replaced by electric vehicles. Fossil car sales will only decrease from here on out. EVs for the win! China, The World’s Largest Auto Market In the world’s largest […]

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California governor abandons $77 billion high-speed train between LA and San Francisco

Posted by   /  February 13, 2019  /  Regional News, Transportation  /  No Comments

  By Sheyanne N Romero | Visalia Times-Delta California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced he’s abandoning a plan to build a high-speed rail line between Los Angeles and San Francisco. The project has ballooned to $77 billion. “Let’s be real,” Newsom said in his first State of the State address on Tuesday. “The current project, as […]

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Valley Metro presents updated plans for South Central light rail

Posted by   /  February 13, 2019  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

  By Nora Thompson | Downtown Devil Valley Metro held an open house Saturday to showcase updated aspects of the South Central light rail extension design and answer community questions. The proposed extension would add 5.5 miles to the light rail from Jefferson to Baseline roads. Currently, there is a plan to include a downtown hub, which […]

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Judge lets Pinal County keep collecting RTA tax

Posted by   /  February 12, 2019  /  Featured News, 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 Kevin Reagan PHOENIX — A judge has decided to allow Pinal County to keep collecting a transportation tax until an appellate court decides whether it’s legally valid. Maricopa County […]

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[SUNDAY FEATURE] Watch out for self-driving cars: They’re watching you

Posted by   /  February 10, 2019  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

  By Joann Muller | Axios utonomous vehicles don’t just use cameras to help steer themselves. To keep improving, they’re also capturing and storing images of everything that surrounds them — which means they might catch you on camera if you’re in the vicinity. Why it matters: This is a big issue that privacy experts […]

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Phoenix voters will decide future of light rail in August

Posted by   /  February 7, 2019  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By Jessica Boehm | Arizona Republic This August, Phoenix residents will have another opportunity to vote on the future of light rail. A group of light rail opponents called Building a Better Phoenix collected enough signatures to send the controversial public transit system back to the voters, asking them to end light-rail expansion in Phoenix […]

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Drivers to use stretch of future South Mountain Freeway for first time

Posted by   /  February 6, 2019  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

  KTAR Drivers will be able to use a stretch of the future Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway for the first time next week, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. By 5 a.m. on Feb. 11, both directions of Pecos Road traffic from 17th Avenue to an area west of Desert Foothills Parkway will […]

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Competing bills address sharing era in car rentals

Posted by   /  February 5, 2019  /  Legislature 2019 Regular Session, Transportation  /  No Comments

  By Ben Giles | Arizona Capitol Times Two Republican lawmakers are at odds over what constitutes a “car rental” in the new sharing economy. At stake in Arizona are the future of companies such as Turo, a website and app that functions like Airbnb, but with cars instead of homes. So, too, are the […]

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Proposed gas tax hike faces stern opposition

Posted by   /  January 30, 2019  /  Legislature 2019 Regular Session, Transportation  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services Saying Arizona roads are crumbling due to neglect, a Prescott lawmaker is pushing a plan to eventually more than double the state’s 18-cent-a-gallon gasoline tax. The legislation by Republican Rep. Noel Campbell would hike the levy most motorists pay in three steps, reaching 43 cents a gallon by […]

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