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Don't drive tired
With the holiday season upon us, leaders in Sonora are taking a new tack this year: encouraging people traveling long distances to the U.S. border to stay in Hermosillo for a night.
Nov. 17, 2022
Beginning May 3, Arizona airline travelers will need a federally compliant form of identification. Bill Lamoreaux is the spokesperson for the Arizona Department of Transportation, and he says this is something that needs to be done quickly for all future travel.
Nov. 16, 2022
The parent company of Dodge and Chrysler has issued a stop-drive order for approximately 276,000 cars from 2005 through 2010 over airbag problems.
Nov. 16, 2022
Tempe City Hall
Fourteen people died in traffic accidents in Tempe in 2021. And this weekend, the city will be honoring them with ceremonial signs at the intersections where they were killed. It’s part of an awareness campaign as the city tries to eliminate traffic deaths entirely.
Nov. 15, 2022
tucson's skyline from the Tucson Mountain Park
Traffic at Tucson International Airport continues to surpass pre-pandemic levels. The airport says the number of passengers who came to the airport in 2022 has topped 2019 levels in every month so far.
Nov. 15, 2022
Downtown Phoenix Ambassador Hans Hughes
A City Council vote is scheduled for Wednesday to honor a popular figure in downtown Phoenix who died more than a year ago.
Nov. 14, 2022
Brittany Bunch
The largest aviation union in the country wants a no-fly list of dangerous passengers to halt a growing number of assaults on airline workers. A national campaign by the Transport Workers Union was at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport on Friday to build public support.
Nov. 11, 2022
gas pump
The price of a gallon of gas in Arizona is nearly 50 cents above the national average. AAA Arizona spokesperson Julian Paredes says the expense may grow or shrink as you travel around the state.
Nov. 11, 2022
Arizona MVD sign
On Wednesday, the Arizona Department of Transportation will outline its plan to build a network of electric vehicle charging stations.
Nov. 9, 2022
Fiesta BUZZ bus
A new bus service has launched, connecting some of the most popular areas in west Mesa. The bus service is called the Fiesta Buzz and provided by Valley Metro.
Nov. 4, 2022
a person pumping gas
Gas prices continue to fall in Arizona and across the nation. The average is $4.26 per gallon. That is down more than 20 cents from a month ago.
Nov. 4, 2022
Four years after a self-driving car killed a pedestrian in Tempe, a new study reveals a way to fool autonomous vehicles into thinking the road is clear, even in the presence of moving pedestrians and other obstacles.
Nov. 4, 2022
white jaguar vehicle parked next to a building
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport becomes the first airport to offer paid trips using self-driving cars.
Nov. 1, 2022
charging station
The Arizona Department of Transportation will host a public open house in Yuma on Tuesday. The purpose is to present a draft plan for the installation of electrical vehicle charging stations along interstate highways in Arizona and gather feedback.
Oct. 23, 2022
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Interstate 10 will be closed in both directions near Sky Harbor this weekend.
Oct. 21, 2022
empty U.S. 60 freeway
The eastbound U.S. 60 ramp to the southbound Loop 101 has been reopened following weeks of construction work.
Oct. 20, 2022
a person pumping gas
The federal government announced that it is releasing gas from the nation’s oil reserves in hopes of countering OPEC’s move to cut back on production and hopefully lower prices.
Oct. 19, 2022
bus stop sign
Starting Oct. 24, Valley Metro is introducing a mix of service adjustments for its riders. The transit system is adding a new route, extending routes, and increasing, reducing or eliminating services as part of the biannual service change.
Oct. 17, 2022
Nikola electric truck
On Friday, the former head of Nikola Corporation has been found guilty of fraud charges after exaggerating claims to investors of his company’s zero-emission 18-wheel trucks.
Oct. 14, 2022
Gas station pump
Gas prices in Arizona have started to tick down a bit since oil refineries in California went offline for expected and unexpected maintenance.
Oct. 14, 2022

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