July 19, 2017, 8am PDT
Look no further than the American Southwest for signs that human ingenuity is no match for the ability of the planet to reassert its power.
June 30, 2017, 7am PDT
Documenting the effects of climate change on the West's most vital source of water.
June 20, 2017, 1pm PDT
A record heatwave and the likelihood for more extreme weather raises alarm in Arizona.
June 8, 2017, 5am PDT
June 8 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Frank Lloyd Wright, and Dezezen has rounded up 10 ways to celebrate nationwide.
May 25, 2017, 6am PDT
A new branch of the Lincoln Institute will focus on water planning, especially in the western United States.
May 18, 2017, 8am PDT
John Wesley leads the charge to introduce urbanism into mega-suburb of Mesa, Arizona.
April 27, 2017, 10am PDT
Grid Bike Share is expanding in Phoenix.
April 26, 2017, 8am PDT
Alphabet, Inc's self-driving car wing, Waymo, announced a new program offering free rides in self-driving cars to families in Phoenix.
April 21, 2017, 7am PDT
The Navajo Nation is not moving forward with a controversial plan to build a tram that would connect tourists from the rim of the bottom of the Grand Canyon, along with commercial and retail space. The proposal isn't totally dead yet, however.
April 20, 2017, 5am PDT
Troop 6000 makes their home in a Sleep Inn in Queens that the city of New York is using as a temporary homeless shelter.
April 14, 2017, 12pm PDT
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.), who represents an area covering about 300 miles of the border between Arizona and Mexico, would force the Trump Administration to complete an environmental review before completing its promised border wall project.
April 12, 2017, 12pm PDT
Valley Metro announced a suite of bus service improvements this month, with even more potentially on the way later this year.
March 15, 2017, 8am PDT
Concerns about affordability and cultural identity are emerging in Mexican-American and African-American neighborhoods in Tucson.
February 16, 2017, 9am PST
The West's largest coal power plant and two Ohio coal plants will be closing, and the coal mines that supply them may shutter as well. The Arizona utility "is tired of overpaying for power," words that surely the president should understand.
The Washington Post - Energy and Environment
February 7, 2017, 9am PST
Pulling in community members and a network of local nonprofits, Phoenix's "Spaces of Opportunity" is an attempt to make urban farming something more than a catchphrase.
The Architect's Newspaper
January 19, 2017, 9am PST
A light rail extension that will reach South Phoenix took a crucial step forward last week.
January 2, 2017, 7am PST
Michigan has joined a small but growing list of states that have passed laws prohibiting municipalities from banning single-use plastic bags or charging for bags, as is done in California. Critics assail it as an 'attack on local control.'
December 27, 2016, 11am PST
Experts expect the Phoenix region, a hot bed for the negative effects of the housing crash of the Great Recession, to become one of the nation's strongest housing markets in 2017.
December 27, 2016, 6am PST
California's loss is Arizona's gain. That's how Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey see's Uber's decision on Thursday to haul their fleet of self-driving Volvos from San Francisco to Arizona after the company refused to secure the necessary operating permits.
November 22, 2016, 2pm PST
The first step of character-based zoning is extracting local DNA. Hazel Borys reviews Tucson's highlights for Sonoran Desert inspiration.