Transportation & Infrastructure

A more than $175 million streetcar project in the Phoenix suburb of Tempe will begin with the goal of adding three miles of track around downtown by 2020. Construction along the route unveiled by Valley Metro last week will run from June to August, when tourism is lighter and fewer students are in the college town. Most of the work will be on Mill and Ash avenues and will take

Chandler Gets New Traffic Cameras

Via Photo enforcement cameras at a Chandler intersection will start taking pictures of law-breaking drivers on Monday, May 1. The cameras are at the intersection of McQueen and Queen Creek roads and will only monitor drivers going north or south on McQueen. While the cameras will be turned on on Monday, violators will only receive a warning during the month of May. On Thursday, June 1, citations will be given

Yung Koprowski

Via Leveraging a decade of transportation engineering experience and mentorship with the Valley’s leading experts, Yung Koprowski, PE, PTOE launched her own firm, Y2K Engineering. Y2K Engineering LLC (Y2K) is 100-percent minority woman owned and a certified Small Business Concern (SBC). The firm provides traffic engineering and transportation planning services specializing in safety, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), traffic operations optimization, and complete streets. Yung works hand-in-hand with her clients to innovate and

Via JDA Software Group, Inc. has been selected by General Dynamics Information Technology, as part of a government supply chain operation technology upgrade. JDA’s warehouse management solutions will replace a legacy system, and help provide world-class logistics support services that enhance mission success, real-time decision making and strategic planning. “JDA is a fundamental component of our technology upgrade, and one that allows us to combine both commercial and government

State Agencies Must Inventory Car Fleets, Cut Back Under Proposed Law

Via Arizona lawmakers want to find out whether every employee who has a state-issued car actually needs one. Or, more to the point, what’s wrong with getting a ride from Uber. State senators are on the verge of approving legislation that would require every state agency to go through its records and determine if they really need as many vehicles as they have. The goal, according to Rep Jeff

Arizona Lottery Testing Vending Machines At Arizona Motor Vehicle Division Offices

Via How do you pass the time while at the Arizona Motor Vehicle Division? Perhaps you scroll through your Facebook news feed, watch the people around you, but don’t actually make eye contact, or pray to the heavens that your number is called next. If all else fails, you could shell out more money and try your luck with the Arizona Lottery. That’s because the Arizona Lottery and the

Tucson City Planning Director Resigns After 2 Months

Via With just a bit more than two months on the job, the head of Tucson’s Planning and Development Services Department is set to leave for a post back in California. Manjeet Ranu started here in early February, and will resign before the end of the month for a post in Los Angeles. The move “is a testament to the caliber of employees that we’ve been able to recruit”

Transportation Investments In East Valley

Via In the past, Valley residents would drive their own personal vehicles on the very limited number of freeways available to them. Now, anyone can get anywhere quickly with the enhancements of freeways, bus systems, on-demand services, the light rail and much more. The evolution of transportation in the PHX East Valley has helped drive the region. Over the past 10 years, bus systems have grown and the creation

Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport (STS) Offers Second Daily American Airlines Flight to

Via Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS) and American Airlines announce the addition of a second daily non-stop flight to Phoenix-Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX). The initial arriving flight into Sonoma County will be on July 5, 2017 at 10:17 p.m. Thereafter, daily nonstop flights will be available departing Sonoma County at both 6 a.m. and 12:35 p.m. The two-hour flights will operate as American Eagle on

Via The Arizona Department of Transportation has scheduled a meeting next week in Maricopa for the public to review plans for a highway improvement project scheduled to begin construction later this year. The Wednesday evening in meeting the Maricopa Unified School District’s board room will be about a $55 million project that includes building a bridge for State Route 347 to cross over the Union Pacific Corp.’s railroad’s tracks.