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[COLUMN] Coates: No Greyhound in CG could spell trouble for CART

Posted by   /  October 16, 2018  /  Real Estate, Transportation  /  No Comments

  Casa Grande Greyhound got the boot in September. It had been making five stops a day at a Chevron station at Trekell and Kortsen roads. But people complained. And Casa Grande’s Planning and Zoning Commission looked into it. It was all about the zoning, and the gas station didn’t have it. The City Council […]

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7 giant airport projects around the world take flight

Posted by   /  October 16, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

Deep Dive Transportation terminal projects worldwide recently posted a 61% year-over-year increase, according to ConstructConnect’s Construction Industry Snapshot — and the growth in terminals, runways and infrastructure construction shows no signs of slowing. “All the major airports have huge expansion programs in the works, which certainly will be a source of major construction going forward,” Alex Carrick, ConstructConnect’s […]

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Axios Trends

Posted by   /  October 13, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By Mike Allen Welcome back to our quarterly Axios Future Trends, where our subject-matter experts give you an exclusive lookahead. I’d love to hear what you think: Just reply to this email, or write mike@axios.com. 1 big thing: Here come the robotaxis By year’s end, anyone in metro Phoenix (not just a handful of early […]

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Let’s take a ride through Chandler inside Waymo self-driving taxi [VIDEO]

Posted by   /  October 13, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

WHEN VIDEO BEGINS WITH CBS SET, CLICK TO GET CHANDLER WAYMO

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Arizona Governor Doug Ducey creates Institute for Automated Mobility

Posted by   /  October 12, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

  (Editor’s note: News releases are published as submitted unless there are errors of fact.) Phoenix, AZ (October 11, 2018) — Arizona Governor Doug Ducey today announced that he has signed an Executive Order creating the Institute for Automated Mobility (IAM), a new consortium of private sector companies, public officials and university research faculty that […]

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ADOT laying freeway pavement at east end of Pecos segment

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

  Ahwatukee Foothills News As the Arizona Department of Transportation took a major step in the construction of the South Mountain Freeway, it also has made a big move in another project that likely will affect for several years Ahwatukee motorists who use I-10. ADOT last week began putting down the first pavement along the […]

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Newly reported Waymo crash shows ‘a huge risk’ of human error

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

  Waymo’s backup drivers in Phoenix work in pairs to mitigate chances of accidents By Dominik Bosnjak | AndriodHeadlines In short: One of Waymo’s self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans crashed this June after its backup driver not only fell asleep but managed to disengage the autopilot in doing so, The Information reports, citing sources familiar with […]

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Light rail or street Repair? Phoenix transportation needs hit funding reality

Posted by   /  October 4, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

  By Arren Kimbel-Sannit | Phoenix New Times Walter Gray is straddling a divide, and it’s a divide that looks an awful lot like a pothole. The self-described community activist from west Phoenix wants better, smoother streets — Council District 7, where he lives, will within five years have 91 miles of major roads that the […]

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ADOT drone captures view of I-10 interchange work near Eloy [VIDEO]

Posted by   /  October 3, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

  Pinal Central State transportation officials have released an aerial video of the construction site of the new interchange being built at the junction of State Route 87 and Interstate 10. The Arizona Department of Transportation video was shot by John Dougherty, ADOT’s newly FAA-certified drone pilot. In less than 10 months, crews have built […]

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U.S. can’t afford to be an infrastructure dropout

Posted by   /  September 28, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Transportation  /  No Comments

  The price tag to raise America’s grade is more than $2 trillion, but American Society of Civil Engineers’ Executive Director Tom Smith says it’s absolutely doable. By Kim Phelan | Builder College students with a D+ average would be unceremoniously picked up in mom’s SUV and hauled back home in disgrace. Handed out in 2017 by […]

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