Should federal grants favor highway repair over expansion?
Arizona officials refer to a notoriously congested stretch of desert highway through tribal land as the Wild Horse Pass Corridor, a label that's less about horses than the bustling casino by the same name located just north of where the interstate constricts to four lanes.
It’s electric: ADOT planning a statewide network of EV chargers along interstates
Electric vehicle drivers across Arizona can expect more chargers on interstate highways in the next few years, which means longer road trips.
Flagstaff gets $32.5 million in latest release of federal infrastructure act funds
Federal officials announced the release of $32.5 million for pedestrian improvements along Flagstaff’s Downtown Mile, the largest portion of what one official said will be the biggest transit investment in the city in years, and the only Arizona project to win this type of funding in this round.
Arizona traffic fatalities fell sharply, as deaths nationally spiked
While the rest of the nation was posting a record increase in traffic fatalities in the first quarter of 2022, highway deaths in Arizona were falling by nearly a third, according to a recent report.
Here’s how businesses can win fed funds
New details have emerged regarding how small businesses might be able to win some of the federal dollars flowing to the state of Arizona as part of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
New details emerge about how businesses can win fed infrastructure funds
New details have emerged regarding how small businesses might be able to win some of the federal dollars flowing to the State of Arizona as part of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
Ducey seeks federal money for bridge where 3 kids drowned
Gov. Doug Ducey is asking for federal money from President Trump's infrastructure grant program to build a bridge over Tonto Creek in Gila County where three children died last year in flooding.
Wrong-way driving can be stopped
Wrong-way drivers present an obvious danger to all motorists on our highways. While cities and states should work to improve signs and barriers and utilize ITS-based solutions to reduce or eliminate wrong-way accidents, public awareness along with social responsibility could be an effective way.
Businesses hope I-10 closure is road-funding ‘wakeup call’ to Congress
Arizona Trucking Association President Tony Bradley says one good thing may have come out of the closure of a section of Interstate 10 this week – it could point up the need to fix the nation’s infrastructure.
DOT levies $40,000 penalty against US Airways
MINNEAPOLIS - The Transportation Department ordered US Airways on March 8 to pay a $40,000 civil penalty for briefly showing air fares without taxes on its Web site.
Farley to serve as expert panelist at D.C. distracted driving summit
House Democratic Policy Leader Steve Farley, of Tucson, will serve as a panel expert during a Distracted Driving Summit in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 1. The U.S. Department of Transportation sponsors the two-day summit, and invited Farley to participate as one of 200 safety experts, researchers, elected officials and members of the public who will share experiences and develop ways to reduce dis[...]
Kyl criticizes Obama for stimulus letters to Brewer
Sen. Jon Kyl rebuked the White House for what he views as threats and political attacks after several federal department heads responded to criticism of the stimulus plan by asking Gov. Jan Brewer if she would be willing to give some of the money back.