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Pinal files RTA appeal, wants to keep collecting tax

Posted by   /  December 11, 2018  /  Courts/Law, 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 | Casa Grande Dispatch Counsel representing Pinal County has formally filed a notice to appeal a judge’s ruling that declared its new voter-approved excise tax is “illegal.” […]

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Greyhound may break ties with Casa Grande, eyeing Eloy

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

  By Rofida Khairalla | Casa Grande Dispatch Greyhound may be calling it quits with Casa Grande — a move that could potentially have a big impact on a regional transit system. The intercity bus service has announced that it will no longer have a stop within the city of Casa Grande. And the decision may […]

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[COMMENTARY] The rigged investigation that blew up in NBC’s face

Posted by   /  December 11, 2018  /  By Phil Riske, Media and Entertainment, Transportation  /  No Comments

  By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer (Editor’s note:Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.) As we well know, President Trump calls any news story he disagrees with fake news.  First, it should be noted there is a wide difference between an inaccurate story and one that is out and out fake. In the […]

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Airobotics receives FAA BVLOS waiver for U.S. operations

Posted by   /  December 6, 2018  /  Featured News, Transportation  /  No Comments

(Editor’s note: News releases are published unedited, unless they contain factual errors.) Leading Automated Drone Startup receives Certificate of Waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration, allowing the company to initiate Beyond Visual Line of Sight operations in the US Scottsdale, Arizona (December 6th, 2018) – Leading automated drone startup Airobotics announced today that it is the first company […]

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Feds cite need for two port solution

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

  By Bruce Whetten | Douglas Dispatch Representatives from the General Services Administration (GSA) and the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) were in Douglas last week announcing that the Feasibility Study, which began in the fall of 2017, confirmed a need for a two-port solution in order to modernize the Douglas Port of Entry. […]

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Let’s get our skies ready for flying cars

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

  By Andrea O’Sullivan | Reason Peter Thiel summed up a wide-felt disappointment with the technological status quo when he quipped: “We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters.” The famed investor should buck up, because he may soon be able to tweet (or not) from his taxi in the skies. Believe it or […]

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Sedona’s ‘No Drone Zone’ signs don’t obey FAA law, can’t be enforced by USFS, Sedona Airport

Posted by   /  November 29, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Transportation  /  No Comments

By Reed Parry | Sedona Red Rock News Drones are small remote-controlled flying machines often used by hobbyists for aerial photography, and reconnaissance in firefighting and law enforcement. Sedona has become a destination for recreational drone users due to the scenic geography. But drone enthusiasts have noticed the dozens of “No Drone Zone” signs posted […]

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Scottsdale OKs Pima Road Bridge widening project across Arizona Canal

Posted by   /  November 29, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By Melissa Rosequist | Scottsdale Independent Scottsdale City Council has approved a contract for construction services worth more than $2 million for Pima Road Bridge widening over the Arizona Canal. The construction manager at-risk construction phase services contract with FNF Construction Inc., in the amount of $2,441,093.46, for the bridge widening as part of the Pima […]

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Pinal County prepping December appeal to road-tax ruling

Posted by   /  November 28, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

  By Raquel Hendrickson | InMaricopa Both sides in a lawsuit against Pinal County over a tax to improve roads are now waiting for a judge to decide whether that tax can continue to be collected during appeals. The Goldwater Institute’s suit against the county and the Arizona Department of Revenue remains alive after a Maricopa County […]

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Tempe Streetcar project will boost bustling downtown

Posted by   /  November 26, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

  AZBigMedia As you round a curve on the eastbound Loop 202, a transformation comes into view. Just over a decade ago, the Hayden Flour Mill and Silos and Hayden Butte were the most noticeable structures visible from west of downtown Tempe. Sure, there were other buildings visible, but nothing that could be considered a […]

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