Arizona

November 7, 2017, 2pm PST
The conversation about the future of self-driving cars took an unexpected leap forward today, as Waymo announced its use of fully automated rides—with no human driver present.
Forbes
November 7, 2017, 7am PST
Phoenix voters approved the city's Transportation 2050 plan, a package which includes more frequent bus service, road improvements, eventual light rail service and subsidizes Lyft rides: Lyft for public transit riders going to or coming from a stop.
Smart Cities Dive
October 27, 2017, 1pm PDT
The shared economy is coming to that most sacred of private properties—the garage or driveway parking spot.
Smart Cities Dive
October 9, 2017, 11am PDT
Waymo, Google's self-driving car company, is close to a major product launch in Phoenix, Arizona. We could be months away from a new era of transportation history.
Ars Technica
September 13, 2017, 2pm PDT
Arizona's largest electric utility is proposing a set of next-gen energy conservation tools for its customers, as well as an accompanying educational component.
Smart Cities Dive
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.
Pacific Standard
June 30, 2017, 7am PDT
Documenting the effects of climate change on the West's most vital source of water.
The Conversation
June 20, 2017, 1pm PDT
A record heatwave and the likelihood for more extreme weather raises alarm in Arizona.
The Arizona Republic
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.
Dezeen
May 25, 2017, 6am PDT
A new branch of the Lincoln Institute will focus on water planning, especially in the western United States.
The Daily Sentinel
Feature
May 18, 2017, 8am PDT
John Wesley leads the charge to introduce urbanism into mega-suburb of Mesa, Arizona.
Josh Stephens
April 27, 2017, 10am PDT
Grid Bike Share is expanding in Phoenix.
KJZZ
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.
The Washington Post
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.
The Arizona Republic
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.
The New York Times
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.
Al Día
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.
Queen Creek Independent
March 15, 2017, 8am PDT
Concerns about affordability and cultural identity are emerging in Mexican-American and African-American neighborhoods in Tucson.
Arizona Public Media
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