Transportation

Arizona is projected to gain a seat in Congress. Here’s why that’s a huge deal

Arizona is projected to gain a U.S. House seat in the coming years, new data show – a change that would increase the state’s influence in national politics and could lead to more money for federally funded projects and services like roads and health care facilities.

Ducey’s bold plan for Arizona? A return to 2008 spending…eventually

We should realize the governor isn’t setting forth a bold, new vision for Arizona’s future, but rather placing us on a path to move back in time, specifically one more in line with the budget priorities of 2008, when a Democratic governor led the state.

Ducey wary about justice reform, sex ed changes; pledges new K-12 spending in 2020

If criminal justice reform advocates hope the 2020 legislative session will lead to more success than the disappointing 2019 session, they’ve got their work cut out for them, as Gov. Doug Ducey says the scope of reforms he’s open to are far more limited than what they’re seeking.

The challenges facing electric vehicles in Arizona

A newly released report by Pew Trusts found that Arizona ranks among the top 20 states for its number of charging stations for electric cars, but the state is still lagging on making infrastructure for them a priority.

West Valley Loop 202 extension to open by end of year

Gov. Doug Ducey, Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego, Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell and a host of other elected officials and dignitaries gathered gathered to celebrate the completion of the final stretch of the Loop 202 freeway, which is slated to open sometime by the end of the year.

Sensors off, lack of programming, led to Uber self-driving car Tempe death, NTSB reports

Sensors being turned off, a lack of programming and a pedestrian not crossing in a crosswalk all contributed to the first automated vehicle death ever in Tempe, according to a new report released by...
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