Tag Archives: City of Phoenix

Phoenix raises airport fees on Uber, Lyft (access required)

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton tours a new station that will connect Metro light rail with an electric train set to begin transporting people to Sky Harbor International Airport in early 2013. (Cronkite News Service Photo by Corbin Carson)

The Phoenix City Council voted Wednesday, 7-2, to increase fees paid by ride-share companies for picking up and dropping off customers at Phoenix Sky Harbor, approving the controversial rate hike even after Lyft and Uber threatened to stop serving the airport at the start of the new year.

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If we build it they will come, but they are already here.


We are now in an age of climate refugees and a large corporations coming to Phoenix because we don't have a lot of the severe natural disasters destroying our City like floods, hurricanes, tropical storms, mudslides, earthquakes, and drought. We are going to continue to be a magnet for people and businesses relocating even though it is getting hotter here than ever before.

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RoRo row: New law hampers Roosevelt Row plan (access required)

Roosevelt Row (Photo by Gary Grado, Arizona Capitol Times)

A law signed by Gov. Doug Ducey could derail future plans for more formal support and money to aid the burgeoning Roosevelt Row district. And neighborhood advocates say they’re gearing up to fight the law and vow to continue their plans for a special taxing district.

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