August 24, 2015, 12pm PDT
The Valley Metro Rail system launched a new light rail extension over the weekend that connects the city of Mesa into Phoenix, Tempe and to the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
June 8, 2009, 8am PDT
The Metro's Rail Management Committee of East Valley is considering trading the naming rights of light rail stations for revenue.
December 16, 2008, 7am PST
Mesa, AZ is adding a new land use category to its general plan to promote mixed-use, high-density development along the light-rail corridor- specifically in an area of West Mesa formerly dominated by WalMart.
May 18, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>A new report focuses on the expected growth of the Phoenix-Tuscon "Sun Corridor" to 10 million residents by 2030, and highlights the challenges and opportunities for this megapolitan region.</p>
March 24, 2008, 2pm PDT
<p>The city of Tempe, Arizona, is experimenting with brightly colored bike lanes to try to improve bicycle safety.</p>
November 15, 2007, 7am PST
<p>Business owners in Mesa, Arizona are worried that a planned light rail extension will harm their businesses if it passes through their street -- a plan they have been vocal in opposing.</p>
August 4, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>Boosters like to sell downtown revitalization as crucial to a region's economic interest -- but for most cities, that's rarely the case.</p>
October 1, 2006, 1pm PDT
As Tempe, Arizona moves ahead with plans for more urban style growth, its neighbor Phoenix is not thrilled.
August 5, 2004, 5am PDT
Arizona State University will work with the City of Tempe to develop nearly 100 acres of land around its campus.