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Mesa foresees huge investment in roads near airport

Posted by   /  April 22, 2019  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

Phoenix Gateway Airport has proven the vision of a huge economic development engine that East Valley leaders foresaw two decades ago. But as that vision materializes, the city sees a need for more investment in infrastructure, such as streets. / East Valley Tribune By Gary Nelson | East Valley Tribune Mesa knows where it’s going […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Denver International Airport says financial impacts of growing terminal construction delays unknown

Posted by   /  April 20, 2019  /  Regional News, Transportation  /  No Comments

By Brian Maass | CBS4 Denver International Airport Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications says the airport does not know the potential financial impact yet of the latest delays in the expansion of the terminal, known as the Great Hall project. CBS4 reported earlier this week that the construction delay, which was ten months […]

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Douglas approves resolution supporting two port solution

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

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Economic Development of the Douglas Port of Entry. Photo credit- Arizona State University By Bruce Whetten | Douglas Dispatch The proposed port of entry expansion project has taken another major step forward. The Douglas City Council approved a resolution that sets up the path for donation of up to 80 acres of land along James […]

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Freeway, ADOT loom large over Quik Trip plan

Posted by   /  April 18, 2019  /  Real Estate, Transportation  /  No Comments

By Paul Maryniak | Ahwatukee Foothills News The Arizona Department of Transportation and the South Mountain Freeway loomed large in a contentious meeting of Ahwatukee Foothills Village Planning Committee Monday over the impending construction of a Quick Trip gas station near a small subdivision off 40th Street. And by the time the nearly two-hour discussion […]

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See the zero-emissions heavy trucks that Nikola will build in Arizona — and that could revolutionize the industry

Posted by   /  April 18, 2019  /  Economy, Transportation  /  No Comments

By Russ Wiles | Arizona Republic Nikola Corp. unveiled its new lineup of zero-emissions vehicles amid an electrically charged, rock concert-like atmosphere this week in Scottsdale. The Budweiser Clydesdales posed for photos at the event, Gov. Doug Ducey championed Arizona’s commitment to economic growth and other speakers extolled the vision of a pollution-free future as […]

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Vehicles of the future: Nikola World unveils hydrogen electric trucks

Posted by   /  April 17, 2019  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

The Nikola two rolls up on stage during the 2019 Nikola World product unveiling held Tuesday night at WestWorld in Scottsdale. By Rofida Khairalla / Pinal Central By Rofida Khairalla | Coolidge Examiner Sustainability and environmental responsibility were the main themes that Nikola CEO Trevor Milton presented during the first day of Nikola World 2019. […]

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Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport announces best month ever, 24% increase in first-quarter traffic

Posted by   /  April 15, 2019  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

Queen Creek Independent Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport continued its streak of record-setting passenger activity by welcoming 224,864 total passengers during March; the highest monthly passenger total in the history of Gateway Airport. March represented the 18th consecutive month of year-over-year passenger growth for the airport. For the first quarter of 2019, activity is up 24% over […]

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South Central light rail project clears key hurdle

Posted by   /  April 15, 2019  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

Experts say the light rail has sparked $9 billion in real estate activity within a half-mile radius of the light rail. / Photo by Cronkite News / AZBigMedia AZBigMedia Arizona senior Senator Kyrsten Sinema today announced that Valley Metro’s Phoenix South Central Light Rail Extension/Downtown Hub project cleared a key hurdle in the approval process. Valley Metro is […]

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Plan to kill light rail in Phoenix will be on August ballot, judge rules

Posted by   /  April 12, 2019  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

If voters approve the initiative, the city must stop all future rail spending and divert the funds.  By Jessica Boehm | Arizona Republic  An initiative that could kill all future light rail in Phoenix will appear on the ballot in August, a judge ruled Friday.   The Arizona chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America […]

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Eloy still supports corridor of proposed North-South freeway

Posted by   /  April 12, 2019  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By Maria Vasquez | Eloy Enterprise In 2015 the Eloy City Council supported a portion of a proposed north-south freeway that would connect U.S. 60 in northern Pinal County with Interstate 10. The proposed freeway would use an existing portion of State Route 87 near Eloy from State Route 287 to I-10. The Arizona Department […]

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