September 7, 2016, 2pm PDT
The reservoir on the Colorado located above the Grand Canyon is dropping fast. A new study proposes a contingency plan to reduce the risk of catastrophe.
May 13, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>Homebuilders have been removed from the language of a transportation funding bill that would have required developers to pay for new roads.</p>
November 13, 2007, 8am PST
<p>City officials in Tucson, Arizona, have called off plans to implement a citywide Wi-Fi system, opting instead to build access points only in those parts of the well-connected city where rates of access to the internet are low.</p>
August 14, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>Civic leaders and city officials in Tucson recently traveled to Portland to get advice about how to improve their city while dealing with an expected population boom. The trip highlighted the big differences between the two cities.</p>
April 19, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>The city of Tucson, Arizona, is considering charging impact fees on new developments to pay for public services, but many developers and business owners say the burden is too heavy.</p>
April 16, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>The city of Tuscon, Arizona is considering adding new impact fees to cover the cost of municipal services, but the new fees might stymie growth and encourage sprawl.</p>
February 21, 2007, 2pm PST
<p>The Mayor of Tempe, Arizona, is advocating widening Interstate 10 from Tempe to East Phoenix to 12 lanes in each direction.</p>
November 7, 2006, 6am PST
<p>While sales tax increases have proven popular, road tolls and other user fees are better methods to fund transportation improvements, says transportation expert Martin Wachs.</p>
February 28, 2005, 10am PST
The United States has gained 10 million acres of forest land since 1990.
February 20, 2005, 7am PST
A company in Las Cruces, N.M., is planning a computerized, drive-through supercenter in Tucson or Albuquerque by the end of the year.
January 15, 2003, 1pm PST
The Tucson City Council will impose a fee to connect new homes to the water system to make new development to pay for excess capacity.
January 13, 2003, 9am PST
An editorial in the Arizona Daily Star argues that Arizona needs to make sacrifices if it is to avoid an "environmental hell."
June 2, 2001, 6am PDT
Sonoran Institute spotlights 19 approaches to building in Tucson