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Building a Better Phoenix

August 28, 2019, 8am PDT
An election to decide the fate of public transit planning in the city of Phoenix captured national attention as a bellwether for public opinion. Unofficial results have public transit winning with plenty of votes to spare.
Arizona Republic
August 7, 2019, 9am PDT
New evidence reveals the deep involvement of Koch Industries funding in the Phoenix anti-light rail campaign.
Phoenix New Times
July 29, 2019, 8am PDT
The whole idea of public transit will be up for reconsideration in Phoenix on August 27.
AP via ABC 15
April 16, 2019, 8am PDT
The future of light rail in Phoenix is in voters' hands.
Arizona Central
March 25, 2019, 8am PDT
Locally generated sales tax revenue will no longer fund a planned light rail extension in west Phoenix.
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
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