Phoenix

March 3, 2019, 11am PST
A new study quantifies just how much of the city of Phoenix is parking.
Streetsblog USA
February 27, 2019, 8am PST
The state of Arizona doesn't allow local jurisdictions to charge affordable housing fees for new developments, so the city of Phoenix is offering tax breaks as an incentive instead.
Arizona Republic
February 7, 2019, 11am PST
Anti-light rail activists gathered enough signatures to qualify a controversial measure on the August ballot.
Arizona Republic
January 24, 2019, 2pm PST
Three votes and several long-range transit plans should have sufficiently insulated transit plans in Phoenix from obstructionist tactics, according to the opinion piece.
The Arizona Republic
January 16, 2019, 1pm PST
Pipeline breaks are a daily occurrence in the city, but funding for an expanded pipe-replacement program has been a contentious issue.
azcentral
December 30, 2018, 11am PST
A big feature story celebrates the first ten years of Valley Metro Rail.
Arizona Central
December 26, 2018, 12pm PST
Brightline, a private train operator, is an intriguing option for train service to some rail advocates.
Arizona Daily Star
December 26, 2018, 7am PST
Segregation is decreasing, even in America’s most segregated big cities.
The Brookings Institute
November 16, 2018, 8am PST
Convention and arts centers are costly and lose lots of money, but cities still build and advocate for them.
Arizona Republic
October 29, 2018, 9am PDT
Skyrocketing housing costs in California are pushing people out to other parts of the country.
Bloomberg BusinessWeek
October 28, 2018, 11am PDT
The Arizona Republic spent the week fêting the "rebirth" of Downtown Phoenix, covering the evolution of the urban core of this sprawling metropolis from several angles.
Arizona Republic
October 9, 2018, 11am PDT
Metro Phoenix has a lot to think about as Lake Mead water shortages become ever more likely. A three-state drought contingency plan may only be a temporary fix for a problem that'll divide cities and stakeholders.
azcentral.com
September 26, 2018, 10am PDT
Transit advocates are saying the Koch Brothers are responsible for a sudden outbreak of controversy surrounding the South Central Light Rail Extension in Phoenix.
Arizona Republic
September 16, 2018, 1pm PDT
The passing of Senator John McCain has reinvigorated the Rio Reimagined project.
Arizona Republic
September 5, 2018, 9am PDT
As the number of excessive heat days steadily increases, cities face a range of new challenges. But they are also trying to get ahead of the problem while they still can.
The Washington Post
August 30, 2018, 7am PDT
The Phoenix City Council took a very early step in the process of delaying and potentially killing long-term plans for public transit in the city.
The Arizona Republic
June 11, 2018, 8am PDT
All that empty acreage means that these big, rapidly developing cities don’t really have to sprawl.
CommercialCafe
June 9, 2018, 5am PDT
Phoenix sues Trump over change to census questionnaire which some believe could cost the city $350 million in federal funding.
The Nation
June 2, 2018, 11am PDT
Members of the Phoenix Complete Streets Advisory Board say the city isn't living up to the promises of its complete streets policy.
Streetsblog USA
April 24, 2018, 1pm PDT
Despite ever-stricter air-quality regulations and dropping emissions, the American Lung Association once again finds the state to have some of the worst air in the nation.
USA Today