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Where are the most aggressive drivers in America?

Posted by   /  June 18, 2018  /  Featured News, Transportation  /  No Comments

By Ryan Crowe | Automatic Transmissions Can we just take a second and talk about sending a care package full of Honolulu Chill Pills to Arizona? If we all chip in, as a country, I think we can really do some good in The Grand Canyon State. Phoenicians are the most aggressive on highways and […]

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First open house provides preliminary ideas on Eloy transit system

Posted by   /  June 14, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

  By Maria Vasquez | Eloy Enterprise The first of two open houses for the Eloy Transit Feasibility Study was held last week in the Santa Cruz Library. This was the public’s first opportunity to see how the nine-month study by the Sun Corridor Metropolitan Planning Organization is coming along. In a presentation conducted by […]

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Most Americans fear driverless cars, survey indicates

Posted by   /  June 11, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By Steve Levine | Axios A lot of Americans are fearful of autonomous cars, but 33% are at least somewhat likely to buy one once they are available, according to a new Axios/SurveyMonkey poll. Why it matters: To the degree the survey is accurate and reflects a broad global trend, everything from the world’s sprawling […]

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Group says let’s have daily train service between Phoenix and Tucson

Posted by   /  June 11, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By Joe Ferguson | Arizona Daily Star Every Tucson resident is familiar with the guttural groan they make, almost involuntarily, when they realize a trip to Phoenix is in their future. The next step is the mental gymnastics of either rationalizing an excuse not to go or to find someone else to get behind the […]

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Revamped lawsuit vows to expose ‘discrimination’ in Obama FAA’s diversity hiring

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

By Michael Bastasch | Daily Courier A federal judge breathed new life into a lawsuit over the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) race-based hiring practices for air traffic controllers. The D.C. federal judge’s ruling not only allows plaintiff Andrew Brigida’s suit to move forward, but reignites the controversy over what critics call the Obama administration’s decision […]

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South Phoenix neighbors push to stop Central Avenue light-rail expansion

Posted by   /  June 6, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By Jessica Boehm | The Republic Despite a Phoenix City Council defeat in April, south Phoenix residents are not giving up their efforts to derail a proposed six-mile light-rail extension down Central Avenue. More than 200 residents recently crammed into a gymnasium at the South Mountain Community Center to protest the extension that they believe will bankrupt businesses and bring crime to their […]

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ADOT to hire consultant to lobby tribe on widening I-10

Posted by   /  June 5, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By Heather Smathers | Casa Grande Dispatch The Arizona Department of Transportation continues to make widening the stretch of Interstate 10 between Casa Grande and Chandler a priority, the mayor says. According to Casa Grande Mayor Craig McFarland, ADOT has launched a request for proposals to hire a program manager to study the widening of […]

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Car in the sun for an hour is deadly

Posted by   /  May 26, 2018  /  Health Care, Transportation  /  1 Comment

BY KTAR.COM Parked in the sun for an hour, car seats reach an average of 123 degrees in the summer, according to a study by ASU and UC San Diego. The steering wheel averaged 127 degrees. In one of the cars studied, the dashboard reached 192 degrees, according to state climatologist Nancy Selover. The average […]

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RTA to defend against lawsuit; Casa Grande mayor asks ADOT for interchange money

Posted by   /  May 25, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By Heather Smathers | PinalCentral Pinal County’s Regional Transportation Authority is moving forward with defending a lawsuit, the entity’s board heard Wednesday. Andy Smith, who oversees the RTA for Pinal County, said attorneys have filed a rebuttal to the lawsuit brought against the RTA by the Goldwater Institute. The institute is challenging the new voter-approved […]

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Uber disabled emergency brakes on self-driving car prior to fatal crash, NTSB says

Posted by   /  May 25, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By Ryan Randazzo | The Republic The Uber self-driving car detected a woman crossing the road on March 18 six seconds before striking and killing her, but it did not brake or alert the driver, who video showed was not watching the roadway. Those details were included in an initial report Thursday from the National […]

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