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5 days ago
The city of Phoenix will either have to raise the rate for waste removal int he city or cut programs like recycling.
Arizona Republic
6 days ago
The National Transportation Safety Board has released documents related to the Tempe, Arizona, crash that killed a person, highlighting what went wrong with the driverless technology.
Wired
November 5, 2019, 7am PST
Construction of a border wall would have grave social and environmental consequences, but retailers with clout are not stepping up as they have when other places have been threatened.
High Country News
October 28, 2019, 9am PDT
The state is seeing an outmigration of residents moving to more affordable places, but it isn’t just wealthy retirees leaving the Golden State.
Curbed
October 24, 2019, 12pm PDT
New projections for Pinal County in Arizona show that water demand will exceed the area’s supply.
Arizona Republic
October 21, 2019, 7am PDT
A new report identifies looming challenges with the water supply enabling growth in Central Arizona suburbs.
Arizona Republic
September 24, 2019, 11am PDT
A recent decision by the Trump administration regarding the Waters of the United States Rule is changing the legal calculus of a plan to add 28,000 homes in the city of Benson, located southwest of Tucson.
Arizona Republic
September 20, 2019, 2pm PDT
Mobile home parks in Colorado provide another example of how a soaring real estate market displaces low-income communities.
Associated Press
September 9, 2019, 8am PDT
A master planned community would add 70,000 new residents to a city of 5,000 located southeast of Tucson, Arizona. Local and regional environmental groups don't think the environmental risks of the development have been properly considered.
Arizona Public Media
September 7, 2019, 9am PDT
Developers want to build roads through the Kaibab National Forest to serve a controversial development, including a resort and hundreds of homes, planned for a location just South of the Grand Canyon.
Arizona Republic
September 4, 2019, 2pm PDT
When the temperatures become dangerous in this desert city, not everyone has the option to retreat to air-conditioned spaces to wait it out.
The Guardian
August 31, 2019, 9am PDT
Through the lens of Phoenix, a look back at bicycles in 1893, scooters in 2019, and how the similarities of both betray a bigger issue: The dangerous design of city streets, which favor cars, create conflict, and have long put people at risk.
Urbn Developments
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 26, 2019, 11am PDT
New agreements and the first cutbacks in water usage signal the start of concerted efforts keep the river and reservoirs from dropping to dangerous levels.
Arizona Republic
August 22, 2019, 12pm PDT
Voters in Phoenix are already casting ballots in an election to be decided next week. Proposition 105 would end planned light extensions, and Proposition 106 would cap city spending.
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
August 1, 2019, 12pm PDT
Zoning changes for a potentially transformative, transit-oriented, mixed-use project called "The Central Park" were approved by the Phoenix City Council in July.
Arizona Republic
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
June 21, 2019, 10am PDT
With a growing population comes a need for more airport capacity, and Phoenix is no different. The challenge is finding the space to grow.
Arizona Republic
June 16, 2019, 7am PDT
A scooter vigilante's activities in Scottsdale were short lived. A local columnist has an ambivalent take on the story.
Arizona Republic