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What your commute could look like in 2030

Posted by   /  January 22, 2020  /  Real Estate, Transportation  /  No Comments

This flying car from Terrafugia is slated for production. / Terrafugia / USA Today By David Brown | USA Today Picture yourself shooting across the country in a levitating pod or hovering above traffic in a drone. Imagine a time when daily commutes times are cut in half, or when you don’t have to own or […]

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‘A chicken in every pot’: Politics and technology challenge transportation plans

Posted by   /  July 30, 2019  /  By Mike Sunnucks, Transportation  /  No Comments

I-10 near Casa Grande. / File photo By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter Regional transportation planners and elected officials will ask the Arizona Legislature to put an extension of the half-cent Proposition 400 sales tax on the November 2022 ballot. The tax raises $450 million a year for transportation projects in Maricopa County. […]

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Colorado, other states kill road-funding measures

Posted by   /  November 15, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Transportation  /  No Comments

  Supporters of additional funding for transportation have plenty of reasons to smile after last week’s elections, but that doesn’t mean they can stop worrying. By Daniel C. Vock | Governing Last week’s elections had enough good news to keep up the spirits of transportation advocates — an effort to roll back a California gas […]

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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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Tax Court rules Pinal County transportation tax is illegal

Posted by   /  August 3, 2018  /  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 Jake Kincaid | Arizona City Independent Pinal County might not be getting those roads residents thought they voted for. The tax passed by voters to fund major road projects […]

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Pinal County seeks public comment on Draft 2018 Five-Year Transportation Program

Posted by   /  April 17, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Transportation  /  No Comments

SanTanValley.com Beginning today and through May 11th, the Draft 2018 Five-Year Transportation Improvement and Maintenance Program for Budget Years 2017-2018 through 2021-2022 is available for public review and comment by visiting the county’s website at: here Updated annually, the transportation program identifies potential funding and establishes a tentative schedule for countywide planning, construction, and maintenance projects. […]

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Phoenix releases 1st progress report on T2050

Posted by   /  November 1, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Roland Murphy for Arizona Builder’s Exchange The City of Phoenix has released its first progress report detailing plans launched and goals met during the Transportation 2050 initiative’s first 18 months of operation. T2050 was approved by voters in August, 2015 to fund aggressive expansion for the city’s long-term transportation goals. The city sales tax component of the program is expected […]

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AZBEX Public Works Conference keynote: Federal impact on Arizona

Posted by   /  October 16, 2017  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

By Rebekah Morris and Tasha Anderson | AZBEX The keynote address of the 2017 AZBEX Public Works Conference featured an open interview between AZBEX Editor Roland Murphy and Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters. The conversational format was designed to give attendees a more personal account of a cabinet-level position, drawing out opinions and […]

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[OPINION] Smith: Maricopa can’t wait ‘800 years’ for transportation improvements

Posted by   /  October 11, 2017  /  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 (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussion purposes only.) By Anthony Smith | Pinal Central Earlier this year the Arizona Department of Transportation said it had a transportation backlog of “800 […]

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Public works funding falls as infrastructure deteriorates

Posted by   /  August 9, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Binyamin Applebaum | The New York Times WASHINGTON — It’s basically the opposite of a major government infrastructure program. Government spending on transportation and other public works is in decline as federal funding stagnates and state and local governments tighten their belts. Such spending equaled 1.4 percent of the nation’s economic output in the […]

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